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Richard Chao
07-16-2012, 07:23 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://lifehacker.com/5925049/new-uses-for-your-old-tablet' target='_blank'>http://lifehacker.com/5925049/new-u...your-old-tablet</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Tablets of both the Android and iPad variety have been lauded for their portability and greatness as often as they've been berated for their uselessness. Regardless, lots of people have them, and lots of people upgrade. We've talked before about using your iPad as a creative tool, but what about the rest of us? If you don't want to sell that tablet you might as well find a creative use for it."</em></p><p><img height="334" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1342413653.usr117680.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" width="500" /></p><p>The life cycle of tech is getting shorter and shorter. &nbsp;Us enthusiasts are trading what we have for the newest and greatest almost on an annual basis if not sooner. &nbsp;Take tablets for an example. &nbsp;I'm willing to bet most of us have already upgraded once. &nbsp;So, what do you do with your old tablet once you've gotten the new one? &nbsp;</p><p>LifeHacker has compiled a list of ways to give your tablet a new lease on life. &nbsp;Some of the more intriguing uses include dedicated e-reader or magazine reader, portable media center and home automation remote. &nbsp;LifeHacker's list is by no means exhaustive so do you have any good tips on&nbsp;re-purposing&nbsp;an old tablet?</p>