8 Alternative Uses for Your iPad

It can be hard justifying the $499 that you’ll drop on an iPad — until you take into account all of the alternative uses for the device that Apple never told you about. You thought it was only for reading magazines or surfing the net? Not so. We’ve gathered videos demonstrating some of the most surprising iPad makeovers after the break. Leave a comment if you’d like to add to the list.

As a typewriter…

As a robot friend…

As a blender…

A a grand piano…

As a guitar…

As a skateboard…

As an arcade game…

As magic…