Tablets can easily be transported in a bag or handbag so it's advisable to invest in a:
- Protective cases and stands: a leather case, sleeve or film protects your tablet from drops, scratches, dirt and dust. Also most cases will flip out into a stand, which can prop your tablet up to watch films, as shown on the right.
- Screen Protector: protects the touch screen from scratches
- Memory Cards: If you're needing some extra space then you can buy a compatible memory card which can vary in size, from 1GB to 128GB
- Travel Adaptors: Ideal if you're going abroad and wanting to take your tablet PC with you.
Other Tablet PC Accessories
For some tablets you can buy standard docks which allow you to use your tablet as you charge it. There are also speaker docks which give tablet PC's a sound boost. Manufacturers do produce their own compatible docking stations which you can find on their websites.
Chargers and cables
Tablets generally offer a good battery life but you can invest in a travel or car charger so you can boost while out and about.
An HDMI cable to connect to HDMI-compatible displays, such as an HD TV or suitable computer monitors.
Attaching a keyboard means you can type up documents and e-mails in a more convenient and quicker way. Some keyboards attach in the same way a docking station does and you can also connect some wirelessly through Bluetooth.
You can buy anti-virus software for your beloved tablet, such as Norton Mobile Security or McAfee WaveSecure for Android and Norton 360 Version 5.0 or AVG for Windows tablets. There are also various apps which you can download to help keep spyware and viruses at bay. Remember: Your tablet still browses the internets and downloads just like your PC at home does.
These are just a few accessories you can buy to keep your tablet safe and well so you have a long and happy life together.