No. Laptops provide more uses and much larger space. Tablets should only be bought over a laptop if you're looking to show it off or if you're only buying one to watch DVD's and not harbour a great amount of memory.
no, iPads are a close 2nd, but if you are doing anything more sophisticated then just browsing the web and doing emails a laptop will be far superior. There are other tablets but if you are considering a tablet go with the pad you cant go wrong with the iPad as a tablet type device, but they dont replace the need for a computer just yet.
Definitely don't go with iPad unless you want to buy Proprietary junk that will be obsolete the day you open the packet. Stick to something that's upgradeable like an Android device with a Dual Core processor and SD Card Expansion.
A really good one that's out at the moment is the Asus Transformer which is a tablet with a detachable keyboard.
But of course if you need to run any Windows Software then your best option is to stick with Laptops or wait for Windows 8.
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