Category: Universal Control

How to Use Universal Control on Mac & iPad

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Universal Control allows a single mouse and keyboard on a Mac to control additional Macs and iPads, simply by dragging the mouse cursor over to those screens or devices. It’s a fantastic feature for Mac users who have several Macs and an iPad or two, and it can really help propel productivity to a new level.

We’ll walk through which devices support Universal Control, how to enable it, and how to use the excellent feature on Mac and iPad.

Universal Control System Requirements

You will need to make sure all Macs are running macOS Monterey 12.3 or later, and…

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How to Get Universal Control on Mac & iPad Right Now, with Betas

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Universal Control, the feature that allows a single Mac to control multiple Macs and iPads by sharing a keyboard and mouse, is surely the most hotly anticipated feature of macOS Monterey. Though it was delayed past the the initial release of Monterey, you don’t have to wait any longer to try out Universal Control and share a keyboard and mouse between a Mac and iPad, because you can get the feature right now.

The caveat here is you must be willing to run macOS Monterey 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4, both of which are currently considered beta system software. Thus, by…

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Can’t Wait for Universal Control? Share Keyboard & Mouse Across Macs, PCs Now with Barrier

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Longing for Universal Control? Want to use a single keyboard and mouse across multiple Macs, or even PCs? You can do that with Barrier, a free virtual KVM switch that allows you to share a keyboard and mouse between computers simply by dragging your mouse cursor to the other computer screen. And you even have a shared clipboard, allowing copy and paste crossing platforms between Mac, Windows, or Linux.

Barrier works great, so if you’ve been waiting for Universal Control on macOS Monterey and disappointed by its delay, this is essentially the same ability…

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12 of the Best Features in MacOS Monterey to Try Out

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Apple has finally released the new macOS Monterey update after months of developer and public beta testing. If you’ve already went ahead and installed macOS Monterey, then you’ll come across a ton of new changes shortly after you update your Mac.

While macOS Monterey isn’t a UI redesign like last year’s macOS Big Sur update, it still brings a ton of new functional improvements that should grab the attention of long-time Mac users. Apple has made notable changes in key areas such as privacy, browsing, video calls, messaging, and more.

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