Range Govindan writing an article titled *How to Live without a Cell Phone or Tablet* advises under how to live without a tablet, that since the iPad forces you to buy apps you should:
>Non-iOS Tablets: While it’s true that the iPad is one of the best tablets around, the closed nature of the device makes it somewhat problematic for some users. Instead of using an iPad, which you’ll most probably want to update the following year, try a non-iOS device.

My guess is that this advice will accurately curb your desire to own and use a tablet.

Posted by Ben Brooks