Mac Setup: MacBook Air 11″ & iPad 2 with AirDisplay
Despite it’s tiny size, the MacBook Air 11″ is more than capable of serving as a primary workstation, and this weeks Mac setup continues to prove that point. Hardware shown includes:
- Macbook Air 11″ (2011), 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi 64GB
- iPhone 4S
- Blue Snowball USB Microphone
- Mophie Powerstand iPad stand
The iPad is running Air Display to function as an auxiliary screen to the MacBook Air, in this case for managing Aperture adjustments. Other hardware not shown is an Airport Express, 2TB NAS drive, Apple TV, and a 500GB Time Machine backup.
One of the great things about these portable-centric setups is everything could be packed up and taken elsewhere with minimal effort and carrying weight, in most cases an iPad and a MacBook Air adds up to less weight than a MacBook Pro, not bad for a dual screen and dual OS setup.
Great Mac setup Thomas S, thanks for sending it in!
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