Weighing in at just 1.5 pounds, Apple's new tablet is a good option for reading books, watching movies, and surfing the Web on the road. The iPad connects to iTunes via USB, so you can sync movies, contacts, calendars, TV shows, and apps from your desktop computer before your trip. You also can stream movies from Netflix and Amazon Video on the iPad's vibrant 9.7-inch LED-backlit display. Travelers should consider springing for 3G service provided by AT&T to improve coverage on the go.
Cost: Starts at $499 and runs as high as $829 for 64 GBs, Wi-Fi, and 3G network capability