Tablets seem to be all the rage nowadays. You can use them to watch movies in bed, play games on your daily commute or just surf the net from the comfort of your couch. But that’s not all they’re good for. Apart from the usual ways to use tablets, here are some other great reasons to own a tablet.
A second screen for your PC
Tired of switching between documents on your notebook? Try keeping your tablet open as a second screen for easy reference. You can view notes on your tablet while typing a work report on your notebook or check up game tips while in the middle of an exciting adventure.
A universal remote for your devices at home#
Imagine being able to control everything from your TV volume to your home security system from just one device. With your tablet and some apps, you can. Apps like Smart Things* and Control 4* let you control various aspects of your home, while an app such as My Media Center* for Windows* and Android* turn your phone into a universal entertainment remote.
A creative tool for music, painting or writing
Tablets generally have bigger screens compared to a regular smartphone, and may even have a more powerful processors. This makes tablets a nifty device to draw something up or put together some new beats. You’ll never know when inspiration strikes and the portability of the tablet helps let you capture, export and share your creativity with your friends in just a few taps.
Interactive picture frame for your home~
Instead of having a boring old photo frame, prop your tablet up on the coffee table and turn it into an interactive slideshow the next time you’re not using it. Now, there’s no more need to dig out heavy photo albums to show off your latest vacation.
Your integrated car dashboard
Your tablet is probably already a portable jukebox and navigation system rolled into one. If so, it makes sense to use these features in the car as well. All you need is a dashboard mount and you might not get lost or bored again.
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