Tablets are fast becoming one of the most useful and educational tools of the new technological world. There are many reasons for buying a tablet pc, but for most it will be the extreme portability and small form-factor. By the standards of 2012 most laptops are too bulky, so a tablet is the perfect space saving device. For others you may be convinced to buy a tablet pc to use as an eBook reader. This is a great alternative to carrying around bulky and heavy books, especially when travelling.