We're transitioning to a sharing-based economy. Maybe.
"Wow. Nice new tablet."
"Oh thanks! Though, to be honest, it's not really 'mine.'"
"You're borrowing it from a friend?"
"Not exactly. I'm using the new Tablet2Go service. It's like Zipcar or Car2Go, but for Android tablets."
"You see, there are Asus Transformer Pad Infinity tablets distributed all over the city. When you need one, you just check it out and pay by the hour. They're great tablets, too, with full 1920x1200 screens and quad-core NVIDIA processors."
"I think I get it. Where do you put it when you're done?"
"Wherever I want!"
"Yeah! Well, anywhere with an open wall outlet. And Tablet2Go pays for the electricity."
"Why don't you just buy a tablet?"
"Because they're so expensive. And I only use them a few times a day. The rest of the time they're just sitting there."
"Yeah, but Woot's selling them."
"Woot's selling them?"
"Yeah, and they're not too expensive."
"Nevermind. I don't want this anymore. I'm canceling my Tablet2Go subscription."