Already bored with playing games and browsing internet through your iPad? The iPad has endless capabilities other than just being a game and video device. You can just run your imagination and get more ways for using your iPad which can transform the way you and others perceive this wonderful gadget.
1. As A Book Or Magazine
Although you already know this, the iPad is ultimate in portability and hence you can take advantage of it by doubling it as a book or magazine. You can carry thousands of books in the iPad and actually read it when you are commuting or waiting at the station.
2. As A Second Computer Display
You can install the air display software in the iPad and use it with your Mac computer as a second display. This will especially be helpful if you open lots of applications and constantly switch between them. You can also work on one display while watching the recording of your favorite band on the other screen.
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3. To Access Your Computer Outdoors
You can install various ‘Remote PC’ softwares and access the data on your computer or just about anything while sitting far away in a café.
4. Use It As A Restaurant Menu
Restaurant and fast food owners can use the iPad as a menu. You can create a customized menu with great detail on the food items and show other details which you think will attract the customer.
5. As A Presentation Device
You can use the iPad for your office presentation simply by inserting the HDMI jack. Also you can pass on the iPad directly to the audience if the need arise to explain anything in more detail.
6. Use It As A GPS
You can use the iPad as a GPS device by installing Google Navigation. Never get lost again when you are outdoors or are looking for a great restaurant.
7. As A Laptop Replacement
You can use the iPad as a laptop replacement as it can easily do lots of task which a laptop does. It can especially come handy when you are on a long journey and with no electric outlet to charge your laptop as the iPad can easily give you 10 hours of productivity without the need for charging.
8. Learning Tool For Children
There are various applications for iPad which can help in learning alphabets and drawing. A perfect home teacher for young children and grownups alike.
9. Use It As A Photo Frame
While you are not using your iPad, you can always use it as a photo frame. One great advantage it has over theusual photo frame is that you can make the picture keep on changing and hence display more pictures.
10. Form A Band
There are many applications on iPad which emulate various musical instruments viz. A microphone, guitar, piano, DJ etc. You and some of your friends can bring your iPads together to create a band and even go for stage rock shows!
The author is a tech blogger for bloghug.com and has written various articles on technology and gadgets and loves to share tips and ideas on tech products and troubleshooting.