We’re always looking for ways to give our users the freedom and
flexibility that their workflow deserves. Luna Display’s launch in
the fall of 2018 blasted us off into an arena that no company had
successfully played in before — we’d created a device that could
turn your iPad into a second display for Mac.
Since then, we’ve continued to ask ourselves, “Is there more that
we could be doing with Luna Display?” The answer was sitting right
under our noses in the form of all the idle Macs we had laying
around our development space. What if we could turn people’s
e-waste into extra screen space!
What a great idea — a fantastic use case for older 5K iMacs that would otherwise be put out to pasture. Here’s how Luna Display co-founder and CEO Matt Ronge introduced it on Twitter:
After Apple “sherlocked” @LunaDisplayHQ, we put our heads together
on how we could make Luna even better
So I’m excited to announce today… Mac-to-Mac Mode for Luna
Display! Turn any extra Mac into a second display. Apple
zigs, we zag.
The “sherlocking”, of course, is the new Sidecar feature in iPadOS 13 and MacOS 10.15 Catalina that allows recent Macs to use iPads as external displays. Zigging when Apple zags is exactly the right attitude for third-party developers.
★ Thursday, 17 October 2019