• How to set up your new Mac mini for use without a monitor

    1 month ago - By iMore

    You can connect the Mac mini to just about any monitor, but you don't have to after you set it up!
    Have you bought a new Mac mini to serve as a network appliance of some sort? Perhaps it's to serve files to your network and provide rendering capabilities with Compressor or maybe it's going to run a Plex media server and share printers. You'll not want to waste resources on the device such as connecting a permanent monitor or keyboard/mouse combo. Whatever your purpose for the new Mac mini, we'll show you the basics of what you'll want to set up to run your new Mac mini without a...
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  • How to use your iPad Pro as a display for your Mac mini

    How to use your iPad Pro as a display for your Mac mini

    1 month ago - By iMore

    Well, that's one way to add a monitor to your Mac mini setup.
    The folks over at Astro HQ, the developers behind Astropad, have come up with a novel use for Luna Display, the company's hardware module that turns your iPad into a full wireless touchscreen display for your Mac. By plugging Luna Display into a Mac mini and opening the Luna Display app on the new iPad Pro, Astro HQ was able to get the iPad to serve not as a secondary display for its Mac, but a primary one.
    With this setup, you can control macOS using touch and Apple Pencil, just as you would anything else on your iPad. You can...
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