DisplayLink Releases Beta Drivers for Mac

macintosh_software_banner.gifIf you’re an Apple-head who’s been patiently waiting for DisplayLink (a technology designed to connect multiple monitors easily) to come to the Mac platform, rest easy, as your time as come. Today, DisplayLink released its first beta driver designed to bring DisplayLink-powered USB devices to Intel-based Macs. So what does this mean? Now MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air users can link up to 4 monitors, which is a technological godsend for hard-core multitaskers. Right now the DisplayLink beta drivers don’t support 2D acceleration (window movements will be slower than on their XP and Vista counterparts) or 3D acceleration (iPhoto slideshows and Keynote presentations will not function properly), but here’s hoping that those issues are ironed out soon. If that hasn’t taken the starch out of your noodle, and you’re still interested in downloading the drivers, you can get them here.

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