Ten traditional industries transformed by tablets

From down on the farm to the undersea world, no place is safe from the encroachment of the tablet.
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The tablet (OK, we're not talking about the kind pictured) has done a lot to change the world in the few short years since the iPad was introduced. In the process of fitting into a thousand different niches, the tablet form factor has transformed a host of traditional industries -- including some of jobs human beings have been doing since the dawn of civilization.

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