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Price Check: get Apple's original iPad Air for $80 off, play GTA V for $59

Price Check: get Apple's original iPad Air for $80 off, play GTA V for $59

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Welcome to Price Check, our weekly post dedicated to sorting through all the new products and deals that we find. We also get a ton of gadgets sent to our office, so consider this the best place for us to tell you about them and where you can find them — sometimes even for cheap.


Apple iPad Air

What was once our pick for the best tablet you can buy is getting a big price drop today. Best Buy is selling the original Apple iPad Air for $80 off, lowering it close to impulse-buy territory. It may be a little older, but it's still got Apple's Retina screen and great app ecosystem.

Apple iPad Air at Best Buy ($319)

Parrot Zik 2.0

parrot zik 2.0

Truly affordable Bluetooth headphones that actually sound great aren't quite here yet, but if you have the money to spend a great option is the Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones. They come with a companion EQ app, which true audiophiles would probably scoff at, but will at least make you think you know what you're doing.

Parrot Zik 2.0 at Amazon ($399)


Grand Theft Auto V

The latest GTA is finally out for Xbox One and Playstation 4, and the first person mode looks insane. Like last year, you can jump a bike onto a moving train or fly a helicopter around the big world of San Andreas, but the new version lets you hop in and out of the character's POV as much or little as you want while you do all those crazy things. Plus, the bump in graphics has the game looking even better.

Grand Theft Auto V at Amazon ($59)

Misfit Shine

Misfit Shine

The one cool thing about the Misfit Shine is it's adaptable — it can be worn on your wrist, around your neck, or hang out in your pocket. If that's what you're looking for in a fitness tracker, Amazon's selling it for 20% off today. Otherwise, you're going to find more functionality with something like the Jawbone Up24 or even the Garmin Vivofit.

Misfit Shine at Amazon ($79)

HP Officejet Pro 8610

HP Officejet printer

Home printers are obsolete. There's not much you need to print from your living room that you can't just print at work or at a FedEx store. But on the off chance you're just dying to print out dozens of selfies or you fall through a wormhole and need to fax something, this $99 printer will get the job done — until it inevitably breaks. The price jumps back to $200 tomorrow, and at that point you're better off waiting in line at FedEex.

HP Officejet Pro at Newegg ($99)