Is it Time to Change your Life with a Tablet?

Posted on Feb 21 2011 - 11:24pm by Paul

Tablets are undoubtedly the hottest gadget of 2011, as the top manufacturers are all getting ready to launch their latest models. But can this type of device really change your way of living and working? Let’s have a look at some ways it might do just that.

 Have access to information on the go

[singlepic id=189 w=320 h=240 float=left]Any business person who spends a lot of time out of the office knows how annoying it can be being unable to access vital information quickly. With a tablet you can have it to hand in a matter of seconds. Sync documents, books, technical data, audio files, photos or whatever you might need using services like drop box or the tablets built in software – problem solved.

Enjoy complete portability

[singlepic id=192 w=320 h=240 float=right]The size, battery life and lightness of a tablet are obviously some of its big advantages when compared to a normal desktop PC or even a laptop. This means that you can take one anywhere and always be prepared for unexpected situations.

 Use voice control or a stylus

[singlepic id=191 w=320 h=240 float=left]Typing all day can boring, so being able to switch to other input methods is a real bonus. Some tablets come with handwriting recognition whilst others can be simply utilize voice recognition to input text.

Run presentations anywhere

[singlepic id=190 w=320 h=240 float=right]When you meet clients in informal locations use of a laptop can either be uncomfortable, too slow or can seem a bit presumptuous. Use of a tablet is easy and can be done in a laid back, informal way. They are also bang on trend so the person you’re meeting will be impressed with your choice of tech.

 Don’t let your PC get in the way

Much like the last point some meetings can be rather stilted purely because of the fact that a big PC is the focus of attention rather than the people. A tiny tablet helps get the information across with overshadowing the people involved.

Have fun

[singlepic id=193 w=320 h=240 float=left]Of course, it isn’t going to be all work and no play, is it? With one of these devices you can entertain yourself in a huge number of ways, you can watch videos, access the internet, play games, keep in contact with friends and listen to music. You can do all of this while travelling, waiting for meetings or passing an hour or two on the train – tablet’s are instant on too so you can always squeeze in some ‘me time’ without having to wait for it to boot up.

What reasons do you have for needing a tablet in your life?

Keep a look out for reasons not to buy a tablet, feel free to add your own below :-).

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