Step 3: Computer Set-Up

      Once everything is plugged in, and both you Mac and HDTV are on, you may get your default desktop background picture on Your TV, or nothing at all. On your MacBook, the next step is to navigate to system Preferences, found by looking for the Apple logo on the upermost right of your Mac's screen, clicking, and selecting System Preferences in the Drop Down Menu. Now click "Displays", you will now be greeted with many more options. I advise you put your resolution at the maximum. Now in the window, click "Detect Displays". Lastly, check the Box "Show Displays in Menu Bar".
     Now there will be a little display icon in your Menu Bar. Click it and from the drop-down menu, select Mirror Displays. Your TV should now show and mimic whatever is on your laptop screen.

Now switch down the brightness on your Mac until it is off. (Short-cut on keyboard.)
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<p>Hi,</p><p>You have to connect prijector to TV/Projector/Monitor through HDMI or VGA.<br>It has inbuilt Wi-Fi hotspot,just connect your laptop to Prijector Wi-Fi hotspot<br>and download small app from device.and run the app<br>it will mirror the entire screen of your laptop</p><p>It supports complete mirroring of iPad/iPhone, Windows, Linux, Android Devices, Blackberry to a TV/Projector . </p>
Why do you need two different adapters? Can't you just get a Mini DVI to HDMI cable? Also, I want to make this workaround because my MacBook monitor has crapped out. Any suggestions on getting it to display on the TV without having to fiddle with the settings? If not I guess I could always use Target mode with my daughter's MacBook (but that's a hassle&mdash;she's so busy!) <br><br>Thanks for the how-to!
<a href="http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/keyboards/keyboard/devices/3848&amp;cl=us,en" rel="nofollow">www.logitech.com/index.cfm/keyboards/keyboard/devices/3848&amp;cl=us,en</a>&nbsp;A good wireless keyboard to buy is the DiNovo mini from logitech. It is a handheld keyboard which has a built in trackpad that doubles as a remote. It uses Bluetooth and has a rechargeable battery. It works with Mac but it does not say so on the site.
That's true, and I've heard great things about it. Although at $149.99, it is a bit on the expensive side... It would be good if you were to use it very regularly, although personally, I'd rather buy a second-hand iPod Touch for the same amount, which can do the same thing [with <a href="http://www.logitech.com/touchmouse" rel="nofollow">touch mouse</a> by the same company, available free], and have other uses. I guess it all really depends.<br />
I have a Mac Mini, a laptop, a wireless Mac Keyboard and an iTouch but not sure how that all relates to this discussion. I am just trying to figure out how to hook up either my laptop or my mac Mini to my Big Screen HDTV. My husband and I are currently both unemployed for him it has been 2 years and now 3 years for me. <br>I am tired of the cable company and their big damned bills and I don't want a contract as I would have to have with Satellite, but I live in the middle of nowhere in the remote rural mountains of southern New Mexico so we can get maybe Fox, CBS, and ABC with an expensive outdoor antenna. We can't even get NBC. Any ideas? I have the cable connector shown as it goes into my flat screen for the Mac Mini. I think I even have an extra connector. So tell me what is the iTouch connection. I gave my husband a iTouch but he doesn't do electronics or computers and I don't think he has ever used it so I would be willing to take it away from him to use it for TV connectivity/
&nbsp;I cant get Touch Mouse because I kive outside the US, but I got air mouse which is much better,
&nbsp;Wish you'd seen <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-A-US-iTunes-Account/" rel="nofollow">this</a> instructable of mine first!<br /> <br /> LukowStudios | Geekazoid<br />
for people who have an android phone - theres an app called RemoteDroidServer<br>http://remotedroid.net/ - just follow the instructions <br>it lets you control your computer from your phone. like a wireless mouse and keyboard but your phone. :)
I have wireless router in house so I can place my laptop close to the <a href="http://www.1click-store.com/television/television.html">LCD TV</a> and <a href="http://softwaretvonpc.blogspot.com/">watch online television</a> in high definition on big flat screen TV.
for AUS: ABC iView abc.net.au/iview&nbsp;
&nbsp;They just released an update for it which provides smother tracking with the trackpad. Much better than it was before.
&nbsp;Thanks for the update!<br /> <br /> --<br /> <br /> LukowStudios | Geekazoid<br />
&nbsp;Do those gray AV cables go to a Wii?
&nbsp;Good eye.... :) &nbsp; - yeah, they do.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> --<br /> <br /> LukowStudios | Geekazoid<br />

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