by Shane O'Neill

7 Ways to Use HP Touchpads After They Stop Working

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Aug 25, 20111 min
Consumer ElectronicsMobileSmall and Medium Business

Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it is discontinuing its Touchpad set off a $99 fire sale. But without HP's full attention and support from developers, these devices won't live long. However, they can still be useful even after they're useless as a tech device. Here are some ideas.

As a Frisbee

Grab the dog and some friends and bring your new Touchpad frisbee to the beach!

As a Ping Pong Paddle

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Work up some killer topspin using your Touchpad ping pong paddle.

As a Champagne and Hors D’oeuvres Serving Tray

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It may not be able to serve up cool applications anymore, but there’s no reason it can’t serve up cool appetizers and sparkling bubbly.

As a Fake iPad

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If you can’t afford a real iPad, you can still impress the cool kids at Starbucks with your “iPad.”

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As a Cutting Board

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Slice up some chicken skewers or tuna tartare on the new HP Cutpad.

As a Skipping Stone

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Take it to the lake and try to break your personal record. 20 skips!

As a Giant Coaster

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A nice resting place for your pint glass as you cry in your beer over the death of WebOS.

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