The Globe and Mail explores: Will tablets replace handhelds?

Smaller than a laptop, faster than a BlackBerry, able to connect to networks in a single bound! Tablet computers are all the rage now, with the release of the next generation iPad sure to increase the fever, but are they muscling out old technology or just adding to the load we already carry?

Is there one big enough to display movies or work documents like a laptop or netbook, yet small enough to be portable like a smartphone?

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