They're crippled computers. Very little of my work can be done on an iPad or any other tablet. So I bought a color Nook instead for reading and surfing.
An tablet is good for those who need quick access to data or internet, but don't need the power to create large documents with complex layouts, technical illustrations, spreadsheets, CAD, data bases. Takes too much extra time with a tablet that has either a touch screen keyboard or one that's too tiny for fast input.
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