Blame it on any number of factors, but it's indisputable that the past few years have heralded the downfall of the shiny tablet.
Don't despair though -- you've got options. If you have an extra lying around, or you're just more into your oversized smartphone than your undersized computer, we've drummed up some alternate use ideas for you.
Click through to see our genius suggestions for your tablet's second life. From iPads as roof tiles to Minis as coffee coasters, we've got you covered.
Make sure to let us know in the comments about your ideas for tablet afterlife as well! The possibilities are endless.
— Eryn Leavens, Copy Desk Editor, Light Reading