USA TODAY: Own a tablet? Grab these 5 accessories

Own a tablet? Grab these 5 accessories

You probably love your tablet for multiple reasons: It’s thin and light; using your fingertips is intuitive; it’s fun to read e-books on it; and there’s no shortage of downloadable apps that are free or close to it. Even with all the benefits — especially compared to your aging laptop — you can still squeeze more functionality out of your slender mobile companion with a few smart accessories. Whether it’s for typing reports, extending battery life, enjoying your music or protecting your investment, here are a handful of hardware add-ons that can help you get more out of your tablet. KEYBOARD, PLEASE Mobile workers or on-the-go students who really want to travel light might consider picking up an iPad mini (from $299)and the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio ($89.99;