Apple’s base iPad is $20 cheaper than the previous low price

It’s the weekend, which means our Verge Deals the team relaxes and recharges for the next week. But we have a few urgent deals for you in case you fancy adding things to your gadget repertoire. Starting things off is the ninth-generation iPad, which is discounted to $279.99 at best buy, Amazonand Target ($50 off). Target’s site says this deal will end on Saturday, although we don’t currently know if this applies to other retailers.

If you just need an affordable but relatively powerful iPad, this 2021 model is probably the one for you. It has a 10.2-inch display and runs on Apple’s capable but not state-of-the-art A13 Bionic chip. There’s not much you won’t be able to do on this iPad compared to the more expensive ones, but keep in mind that it has a Lightning connector – not USB-C like the others. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack. It’s the rumor to be Apple’s last basic iPad to feature the port, but we won’t know for sure until it’s replaced by a new model. Here’s how it compares to the previous generation model.


iPad 2021 (Wi-Fi, 64 GB)

Apple’s latest entry-level iPad represents a slight update, with a new A13 Bionic chip and a 12MP front-facing camera that supports Apple’s Center Stage feature.

Picture: Beats

The Beats Flex are some of the most affordable wireless Beats headphones available, and now they are even cheaper at Woot. You can get the black or smoke gray colorway for $34.99 after entering the code flex at the register. This model launched for $49.99 but saw a rare price increase to $69.99. So it’s a good opportunity to save.

The Flex are neckband-style wireless headphones, and the headphones themselves snap together magnetically when close together. These charge via USB-C and offer up to 12 hours of continuous battery life per charge. Note, however, that they’re not rated for sweat resistance and, unlike most other modern Beats headphones, they don’t have automatic device switching. Read our review.

Apple's new Beats Flex headphones, shown in yellow.


Beat Flex

The Beats Flex Neckband Wireless Headphones offer USB-C charging and work on Android phones almost as well as on an iPhone or iOS device. redeem code flex at checkout to get $5 off.

Entirely, the office supplies brand that sells great standing desks and more, is hosting a 15% off promotion on everything she offers until August 31. Add anything to your cart – whether it’s a Jarvis standing desk or a little of we at The edge can swear by, an ergonomic chair or office accessories – then put SUMMER15 in the promotional code field during checkout. Then watch your price drop.

Fully Jarvis Bamboo Standing Desk


Fully Jarvis Bamboo Standing Desk

This popular standing desk quickly and quietly adjusts from a top height of 50 inches to low enough for you to sit on the floor.

One more quick hit

  • Logitech’s G435 wireless gaming headset is even cheaper than its usual retail price. Originally $79.99, it’s $49.99 in multiple colorways on Amazon. That’s a bargain considering you’re getting a comfortable (if a bit low on frills) headset with 2.4GHz and Bluetooth support for $50.

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