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A tablet that can get online anywhere in the US?

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So my Dad would like a tablet to surf the web, he drives a truck for a living so he could essentially be anywhere. But obviously sleeping in the truck is boring so he would like to surf the web and such in the evening when he's not driving. What is an easy to use one that isn't super expensive that he can search the web and watch videos or what not?

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That sounds super pricey, they have iPad or similar models that have 4G/LTE radios in them, but you're automatically paying at minimum $629 for the (16 GB) device and then another $50/mo for a mere 5-6 GB of data, which will run out pretty fast for watching videos and stuff.

I would imagine they have wifi at most truck stops, is this not the case?
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There are some more entertainment-specific devices that might work for him, like the Kindle Fire.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008GFRDL0/?tag=mh0b-20&hvadid=1470109934&ref=pd_sl_6vbj343g3a_b

It has an 8.9-inch screen, but they sell that thing mainly for watching movies and keeping yourself entertained.
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