e, you won't regret it.
Another alternative is to go for a smaller pen drive which holds less data, but is much lighter and portable.
4. Wireless Laptop Mouse
A wireless mouse is a very useful companion to a laptop. These days, most users are shifting to wireless mice - the older wired mice are fast becoming defunct. So you might want to invest in one of these to get some extra freedom in your mouse movement.
A wireless laptop mouse from Microsoft
If you intend to use your laptop for doing instant messaging and video sharing with your friends and family, a webcam is an absolute must. There are webcams out there specifically designed for laptops and you should purchase one that is portable and yet provides good resolution video.
A very portable webcam from Logitech
6. Other Items
Of course, the above only shows you 5 of the most important laptop accessories you should buy. Here are some others to tickle your fancy:
* Wireless card. If you own an older laptop, it might not come with a built-in wireless feature. Most of the top brands should have 802.11b or 802.11g built-in. If it doesn't, you can get something like the Linksys 802.11g wireless card for a very low price.
* External DVD burner. Also, If you own an ultraportable laptop, you may find that some of them don't come with a built-in DVD burner (e.g. the Lenovo Thinkpad X61). So you might want to bring an external DVD burner along in case you want to watch movies or backup some dat