An old Retina model iPad can still be used as an eBook reader. Browsing, downloading, and reading digital books do not require much processing power, and you can do it on your old iPad.
Instead of selling them away, you can give your old iPad to kids. They can listen to songs and watch educational and fun YouTube videos on your old iPad.
Kitchen TVs have remained popular for mealtime entertainment. You can use your old iPad as an interactive screen in the kitchen that can also help you with recipes.
Your old iPad can be perfect for a dedicated media server, provided it has enough storage. You can store movies, TV shows, podcasts, and games offline instead of cloud servers.
Buying a feature-rich dashcam is a costly affair. However, your old iPad can do the job, thanks to its high-resolution camera. Install a good dashcam app on the iPad, and you’re good to go.
Another cool way to upcycle your iPad is to use it as a digital photo frame. Use an iPad stand and a wall-mounted charger and display your favorite memories in slideshow mode.
Your old iPad can be used as a remote for Apple TV or iTunes. iPad’s in-built Remote app can be used for the purpose. Otherwise, you can install any third-party remote app on your iPad.
This is probably the best way to use an old iPad. Apple Home can be used to control different devices in your home, and then you can mount the iPad in an ideal location for easy access.