Early reaction to Sidecar confirms the new feature is a hit with users

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macOS Sidecar (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Now that macOS Catalina is out, people are trying out Sidecar for the first time and they love it.
  • Sidecar lets users turn the iPad into an extra monitor for a Mac.
  • People have taken to social media to praise how easy the feature is to use and how convinient it is.

This week Apple released macOS Catalina along with all the new features it offers. The most intriguing one of them all is Sidecar, which turns the iPad into an extra monitor for your Mac.

We've outlined guides on how to use the feature, but now we're taking a look at user reaction. The feature promised to be a revolutionary tool for your Mac and iPad, so has it been that so far? The answer is a resounding yes.

Here's some of the early reaction to Sidecar.

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https://twitter.com/iamEldridge/status/1181406552504143872?s=20

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https://twitter.com/Gillian2Point0/status/1181583981441114112?s=20

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Looking through user reaction on Twitter confirms the feature is a hit with Mac and iPad users. It has transformed a spare iPad into a monitor, something that wasn't previously possible, and in the process introduced a truly useful tool.

Not all feedback is positive though, as some users lament that Sidecar is not available for all Macs and iPads. Even so, the response to Sidecar seems to be overwhelmingly positive.

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If you have used Sidecar on macOS Catalina, let us know what you think in the comments down below. Has it been useful or has it been disappointing?

How to turn your iPad into a second screen using Sidecar on Mac

2 Comments
  • Too bad Apple just wont admit they were wrong about touchscreen and make Mac touch enabled with pencil support.
  • Probably the best feature of Catalina. Love Sidecar!