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12 cool things to do with an old iPad

Here's a roundup of mods and hacks that can give your outdated iPad a second life.

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Thinking of ditching your old iPad for the iPad 2? Before you sell or give away the old device, consider these cool hacks and mods


Cool iPad Hacks and Mods

You could give your old iPad to charity or a gadget-deprived in-law, of course. But as a tech connoisseur, you might prefer to exploit your no-longer-current hardware to satisfy your inner geek. Here's a roundup of mods and hacks that can give your outdated iPad a second life.

So you broke down and bought an iPad 2. Now, what do you do with your old iPad?

  • Cool iPad Hacks and Mods
  • Option 1: KegMate
  • Option 2: iPad Guitar
  • Option 3: Dashboard Entertainment
  • Option 4: Bike Safety--There's an App (Jacket) for That
  • Option 5: iPad Cardboard Arcade Console
  • Option 6: Play Super Nintendo Entertainment System on iPad With Wii-mote
  • Option 7: iBookPad
  • Option 8: Macintosh Classic iPad Mod
  • Option 9: USB Typewriter
  • Option 10: Retro Windows 95 Tablet (or Linux)
  • Option 11: Portable Web Terminal
  • Option 12: Will It Shred?



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