Tablet computers have actually been on the market for some time. However, it wasn’t until the iPad came out that the tablet format really took off, Yahoo! News reports. With the marketing arm of Apple behind it, along with the raging success of the iPhone, the iPad was a shoe-in for a mass-market mobile computing device. Despite all of the fanfare, when we come back to reality, the tablet computer still has a long way to go before it can replace the laptop or netbook for most people and here are 5 reasons why…

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