Think of your old iPad as a versatile screen or gigantic remote control, the possibilities are endless for its great uses around the house.
If you love to displaying your photos, an iPad on a stand or mounted to the wall is a great way to turn it into a digital picture frame.
Download a picture frame app, like LiveFrame to send photos from your phone to your tablet The app Framee works similarly, but you can connect your phone with a loved ones tablet anywhere in the world and share photos remotely.
Be sure to display your tablet near an outlet to keep it charged.
Trifold iPad is a cooking instrument and permanently stored in the kitchen.
Using Use it to pull up recipes and watch cooking tutorials to apps like Epicurious or New York Times cooking.
Even though it's your older tablet, you still might want to put a case on it, to protect the screen from food sliders.
Finally, there's nothing wrong with handing over your old tablets to the kids.
Throw in some great educational apps like PBS Kids and it'll be a fantastic tool for airplanes are long car ride.
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In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi with CNET for CBS News.