Over 52 million tablets are sold each year around the world. While some of these are to first-time technology users, many of them are to replace tablets that aren’t working as well as they used to.
Whether the screen cracked, or you need to use a tablet for a different purpose than when you purchased it, repurposing your product for new tablet uses ensures that it won’t go to waste. With the continued creation of new apps and updates to technology, there are a variety of ways that your tablet can be utilized.
Continue reading for 5 creative uses for tablets and reinvent your tablet purposes.
1. Alarm Clock
Having a customizable alarm clock anywhere in your house can be useful. A standard alarm clock only lets you set one or two alarms, but a tablet can set multiple alarms and your screen will tell you exactly what they are for.
You’ll be able to set an alarm for every day at the same time, for once a week, or a one-time-only purpose. You’ll also be able to choose your alarm tone from a catchy tune to a different bell sound for each alarm.
Using unique tablet docks like those found at simplidock.com can make these alarm clocks stand out or blend into your decorating scheme.
2. Communication Device
With the need for face-to-face communication growing, utilizing your old tablet to talk to relatives or hold work meetings is a smart concept. A tablet is lightweight so you can move around with it, or change rooms.
Multiple communication apps that can be downloaded to your tablet are free.
3. Universal Remote
As long as your tablet can still connect to the internet or use its Bluetooth capabilities, it can be turned into a universal remote. Children and teens understand it easier than a complicated push-button remote and programming is easier as well.
If you find yourself constantly losing the remote, you will also be able to put find-me technology on it. While not unique to tablets, you can’t do that with a standard remote control.
4. Entertainment for Children
You may not want your child to have a tablet or smartphone yet, but you might encounter times where having one ready for them can come in useful. Having videos or age-appropriate games that don’t require an internet connection on your old tablet can make those long waits in line or at the doctor’s office easier.
And if your little one is hard on equipment, it’s better for them to use an older one.
Having one tablet that contains your workout music and videos all in one place is convenient. You’ll be able to use it at home or take it to the park or gym to get your workout or stress relief done for the day.
Repurpose Your Tablet Uses
Now that you have some creative ways for how to use old tablets, you won’t have to throw them out just because you get a new one. Try one of these tablet uses today and see how you can give it new life.
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