Ever since Apple has announced the much hyped and anticipated iPad, everyone is trying to figure out what can the iPad be used as. For a change, even Apple fanboys don’t seem too impressed and Apple seems to have fallen short of expectations. Instead of making a smaller netbook, has Apple created a larger iPhone? Or possibly a larger iPod touch. We try to find out the best possible use of the Apple iPad.

iPad cannot be used as a phone because …..

….. It cannot make calls. Period

iPad cannot be used as a replacement for your laptop or netbook because …..

….. It does not have a multi-tasking OS
….. It does not have a Drag & Drop file management
….. It does not have a USB port
….. Its storage maxes out at a paltry 64 GB & has no expandable memory slot
….. It does not have a HDMI port

iPad cannot be used as an Internet Browsing device because …..

….. It does not have support for Adobe Flash which many websites use

iPad cannot be used as a replacement for Amazon’s Kindle because …..

….. Kindle is cheaper than iPad
….. Kindle has free worldwide 3G coverage; iPad needs a $30/month data plan from AT&T
….. iPad’s IPS LCD screen causes more eye strain as compared to Kindle’s E-Ink display
….. Kindle has better battery life than iPad

iPad cannot be used as a high end gaming device because …..

….. It has an IPS LCD display which has high motion blur as compared to OLED

iPad cannot be used as a portable TV or video player because …..

….. It has a display aspect ratio of 4:3 instead of 16:9
….. It has mono speakers

iPad cannot be used for video-conferencing because …..

….. It does not have a camera

iPad cannot be used as a Navigation device because …..

….. It does not have a GPS chip built in

And lastly…

iPad cannot be used as a feminine hygiene product because …..

….. It isn’t one. Don’t be confused by the name.

So what can the iPad be used as?

Well, the iPad can be used as a Digital Photo Frame. It can do that just right! But $500 for a Digital Photo Frame? Apple, can we have the next device please?

What can the Apple iPad be used as?
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