Marvel Unlimited digital comic subscription $0.99 for one month (Reg. $10), DC titles reduced

INSTANT ACCESS TO OVER 13,000 COMICS Marvel UnlimitedFace front, true believers! Today you can celebrate Comic-con and 75 years of Marvel by getting access to over 15,000 digital titles for less than $1. Comic book fans, that’s a month of reading all eras of your favorite heroes for less than the cost of cheap cup of coffee.

It doesn’t matter what device you choose to use, the comics can be viewed on a Mac or PC, as well as iOS and Android devices through a Marvel Unlimited app. The only stipulation for this offer is you can only download up to 12 comics at a time for offline reading. Basically with this offer you’re paying to view and not to own.

After the first month, the subscription to the Marvel Unlimited service costs $69 a year or $9.99 a month, but you cancel at anytime during the first 30-days if you decide it’s not for you.

99 cent 1 month subscription to Marvel Unlimited

 

batmanIf you tend to prefer Superman and Batman over Captain America or Spider-man, that’s OK, we’ve got the DC Comics fan covered today as well. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of crime fighting, Batman has a Google Play page filled to the brim with digital comics, animated series episodes, and more.

Also, we highlighted the best deals from The Dark Knight Trilogy and The Man of Steel DVDs and Blu-Rays that are available.

Daily Deals: Canon Pixma Inkjet AIO Printer: $50, Monster Portable Battery Pack: $15, Toshiba Bluetooth Speaker: $20, more

The Daily Deal Roundup pulls the best Daily Deals (meaning you only have until Midnight) from our Daily Deal finder every morning at 9am.

Up to 35% Off Select PC Components and Accessories | Amazon Up to 35% Off Select PC Components and Accessories
Monster Mobile PowerCard 1650mAh Portable Battery Pack – Choice of 4 Colors $15 (Reg. $50) | Daily Steals Monster Mobile PowerCard 1650mAh Portable Battery Pack with USB Port, 3-LED Battery Indicator, Over-Charge Protection and Ultra-Thin Design (Choice of 4 Colors) - Easily Fits in Your Wallet
Ballistic Shell Gel Rugged Carry Case for iPhone 5/5S – Choice of 3 Colors $7 (Reg. $35) | Daily Steals Ballistic Shell Gel Rugged Carry Case for Apple iPhone 5:5S with 3 Layers of Protection and Impact-Resistant Poly-carbonate Shell (Choice of 3 Colors)
Toshiba Portable Bluetooth Speaker & Speakerphone $14.99+$5 shipping (Reg. $69.99) | Electronics.Woot Toshiba TY-SP1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker & Speakerphone
Canon PIXMA MG5520 Inkjet Color All-in-One Photo Printer $49.99 (Reg. $149.99) | Staples Canon PIXMA MG5520 Inkjet Color All-in-One Photo Printer, Black
Aduro Bluetooth Wireless Audio Receiver for 3.5mm Media Devices $11.99 (Reg. $39.99) | Groupon Aduro Bluetooth Wireless Audio Receiver for 3.5mm Media Devices

Select Xbox One Gaming Bundles with $50 Xbox Live Gift Card $499.99 (Reg. $549.99) | Best Buy

Select Xbox One Gaming Bundles
Dynex Wireless Optical Mouse – Blue or Silver $4.99 (Reg. $9.99) | Best Buy Dynex™ - Wireless Optical Mouse - Blue
Neato XV-21 Robot Vacuum $150 (Reg. $219) | Meh.com Neato XV-21 Robot Vacuum

Remember all these items are on sale until midnight only! We’ll continue to curate the top 10 or so best deals we can find from our Daily Deal finder and have them on the site at 9am ET/6am PT.

Headphones: Sony MDR BT over-ears (refurb) $105 (orig. $400 new), Mpow BT on-ears $33, Scosche RH over ears $55, more

Update (7/23 9:45 AM): Newegg Flash has the Monster DNA On-Ear Headphones for $109.99 shipped (reg. $229.95). That’s the lowest current price we could find, and beats Amazon by $60, where customers rated these popular headphones 4.5/5 stars.

We’ve spotted some headphones deals today starting off with the manufacturer refurbished Sony MDR-10RBT Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones in black for $104.99 shipped. That’s $295 under the original price, $154 under Amazon’s current new price, easily the best refurbished price we can find from a trusted retailer and the lowest we’ve seen these go for.

They feature wired/wireless connectivity, a detachable cable, NFC, gold plated connectors, noise canceling and more. They have received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 230 Amazon customers  and come with 90 day warranty. These cans come from Seconditpity (via eBay Daily Deals) who has a 98.6% Positive Feedback rating. You’ll find more deals on Sony headphones below.

If you’re looking for a Bluetooth set that is a little less expensive, Amazon has the Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Stereo Foldable Headphones for $33 Prime shipped (free trial) using code MPOWAPTX during checkout (-$9). That’s $47 under the original listing, $9 better than the average selling price and matching the lowest we’ve seen. They feature up to 15 hours of music and talk time as well as Play, Pause, Next, Previous, Volume buttons and the ability to “be paired with two Bluetooth-enabled devices at the same time.” They have received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 140 Amazon customers.

Lastly, we have the Scosche (RH1056M) over-ear reference headphones in white for $54.99 shipped. That’s $175 under the original price, $44 under the average selling price, $35 better than Amazon and the lowest we’ve seen this particular model go for.

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Fantastical 2 calendar app for iPhone, iPad and Mac up to 50% off

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Popular mobile app developer Flexibits has kicked off a sale on its highly rated Fantastical 2 calendar app for iPhone, iPad and Mac.

Fantastical 2 for iPad sees a 33% drop from $14.99 down to $9.99, matching the lowest we’ve seen it go for on the App Store since release pricing. The iPhone version is 50% off today dropping from $9.99 to $4.99.

On Mac, the highly rated app gets a 50% drop from $19.99 down to $9.99, which also matches the lowest all time price from the Mac App Store.

Fantastical 2 has received thousands of 4+ star ratings across all platforms. You can find more iOS price drops and freebies in our daily app round ups.


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Media: Man of Steel Blu-ray set w/ figurine $15, Eric Clapton free iTunes First Play, American Hustle $10, more

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Update (7/23 8:30 AM): Newegg offers the Energy Power Bar Elite Sound Bar System for $197.99 shipped with coupon code EMCYTZG723 (orig. $599.99). Newegg includes a Scosche Bluetooth Home Receiver with the purchase of this sound bar. The Power Bar Elite Sound Bar comes highly rated, Amazon customers have given it 4.5/5 stars.

As part of its Blu-ray deal of the week, Amazon offers the Man of Steel Figurine Limited-Edition Giftset for $14.99 with free 2-day shipping for Prime members (free trial). All other buyers will need to spend at least $35 (pad your order w/ deals below) to sidestep shipping costs.

This deal is 75% below list and the best price we have ever seen by a few bucks. In addition to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD copies of the film, you’ll also get a Superman and General Zod “1:16 scale figurines from DC Collectibles…”

More Superhero action from Amazon’s Deal of the Week:

  • Man of Steel Collector’s Edition [BR 3D + BR + DVD + UV Combo Pack] $24.99 (Reg. $60)
    • Includes: “The theatrical version of the film in 3D HD, HD and SD, and … a limited release metal “S” glyph with acrylic glass stand.”
  • The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray] $38.99 (Reg. $100)
    • Includes: Batman Begins / The Dark Knight / The Dark Knight Rises

iTunes media:

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Eric Clapton & Friends – The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale) is now available to stream for free as an iTunes First Play. It’s scheduled to be released July 29th and the preorder is currently priced at $11.99.

  • Alt Rock albums $6.99 each: Jack White, MGMT, Killers, Imagine Dragons, more
  • RoboCop in HD $9.99
  • The Twilight Saga in HD: $9.99 each

More Blu-rays from Amazon:

Sony BDP-S1100 Blu-ray Player (wired) w/ streaming apps: Refurbished w/ 90-day warranty for $32.99 shipped (orig. $90 new) | Secondipity via Amazon

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Google Nexus 7 2nd gen 32GB unlocked LTE (Refurb) $220 shipped (orig. $350 new)

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Today, via eBay’s Daily Deals, DrivenGPS is offering a manufacturer refurbished second-generation 32GB LTE unlocked Nexus 7 tablet for $219.99 shipped. That’s about $130 off the device’s regular asking price (brand new) and the lowest price we can find. Compatible with GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile, this LTE-capable version of Google’s popular tablet is ideal for on the go data consumption.

If you’re not familiar with the Nexus 7, here’s what you can expect: a 7-inch 1080p HD IPS display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 1.2 front-facing shooter, a 3,950mAh battery and the latest version of Google’s Android operating system. For more details, check out our full review of the Nexus 7.

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Home Deals: Bissell Floor Sweepers from $20, Worx Li-ion cordless grass trimmer $100 ($80 off), kitchen items, more

In today’s best Home Deals, Amazon has the Bissell Natural Sweep Dual Brush Sweeper for $20 with free Prime shipping (free trial). Be sure to clip the $5 coupon directly under the price on the listing page. That’s 50% or $20 off the original price tag, $10 under the average selling price, and within $2 of the lowest we’ve ever seen it go for from a trusted retailer.

It “easily picks up crumbs, pet hair, cereal, dirt and more” and works on hard floor surfaces as well carpet. It has received a 4.1/5 star rating from nearly 700 Amazon customers and is ranked as the #1 Best Selling Carpet Sweeper on Amazon. You’ll find a $5 coupon on the Bissell 28806 Perfect Sweep Turbo as well (the number 2 ranked sweeper) bringing it down to $30, the lowest price we’ve seen.

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Worx via eBay Daily Deals is offering the Worx (WG190) 48-Volt Lithium Cordless Grass Trimmer and Edger for $99.99 shipped. That’s $100 under the original price, $80 under the average selling price, $60 better than Amazon and the lowest we’ve seen this model go for. It comes with a charger, 48-volt lithium battery, and spool/cap combo. 

It has received a 3.8/5 star rating on Amazon and comes with the Worx standard 2 year warranty. 

We also have a solid deal from Black & Decker’s official eBay store on a manufacturer refurbished Black & Decker 12 Amp 230 MPH Electric Yard Blower/Vac for $25 shipped (Reg. $80+ new). That’s more than $75 off the original price, $35 under Amazon’s new price, and the lowest refurbished price we can find. Some retailers still charge $100 new. 

You’ll find more notable deals on items for around the house below:

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Monitors: LG 24″ Widescreen $140 shipped (orig. $249), Acer 27″ G6 Series $180 shipped (Reg. $220+)

Update: Newegg via eBay has the 28-inch Samsung UD590 Series 4K Widescreen LED Backlight LCD monitor for $550 shipped (current lowest, $20 over all-time low))

Newegg has some nice deals on monitors today starting with the LG 23.8″ 5ms HDMI widescreen LED backlight LCD monitor (24MP55HQ-P) for $139.99 shipped using code EMCPCHH234 in the cart. That’s nearly $100 off the original price, $20 under Amazon’s current listing and the lowest price we can find from a trusted retailer.

It features a full 1920 x 1080 HD display, anti-glare tech, HDMI connectivity and has received a 4/5 star rating on Amazon.

Next, we have the Acer G6 Series 27″ 6ms widescreen LED Monitor (G276HLGbd) for $179.99 shipped using code EMCPCHH54 in the cart. That’s as much as $170 off the original listing, $40 better than Amazon, $39 under the next best price from a trusted retailer and the lowest price we can find.

The 27″ Acer G6 Series features a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 6ms response time, VGA & DVI inputs and comes with a 3 year limited parts and labor warranty. It has received a 4.5/5 star rating among Amazon customers.

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Verizon FiOS goes symmetrical, upload speeds now blaze at same rate as downloads at same cost

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Today Verizon announced that their FiOS customers will receive upload speeds that match their current download speeds. This upgrade is for everyone, both existing customers and new140720_SpeedsUpDown285 subscribers.

Now you might be familiar with Verizon’s throttling of Netflix or its mediocrity when streaming Youtube (the number 1 and 2 reasons for getting high speed internet) and those things haven’t changed nor has their anti net-neutrality stance.

But frankly, you don’t have much of a choice out there. Comcast is worse and as the FCC deregulates, it doesn’t look good unless Google Fiber is coming to your town.

Before the upgrade, the tiers were 50/25, 75/35, 150/65, 300/65, and 500/100, but now in all cases, the second # (the upload speed) will increase to match the download speed.

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Our favorite packages, the $50 for 50/50 Mb FiOS + HBO, local channels and some noteworthy HD channels including ESPN also got the upgrade making the deal even sweeter.

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Routers: Linksys Dual Band Wireless-N refurb $35 (Reg. $80), HooToo Wireless Repeater/Range Extender $20 (Reg. $50), more

Linksys EA3500 N750 Wireless Router Dual Band Wireless-N with Fast Gigabit Ports - USB - Smart WiFi - Certified Refurbished EA3500-RM

Update:  Linksys also offers the refurbished Cisco Linksys Smart Dual-Band 802.11ac Wireless Gigabit Ethernet Router for only $44.99 shipped when you enter the coupon code: “HSEMLREG10″ 

That’s $95 off the regular price and the lowest we could find. It has four Gigabit Ethernet ports, transfer rates up to 867Mbps, simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies, and a 90-day Linksys warranty as well.

Amazon is offering the refurbished Linksys N750 Dual Band Wireless-N Router for only $35 shipped. That’s $45 off the list price and the lowest we could find.

It features  2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless radios for Video Streaming, Gaming and more. Easy, out of the box setup for new home network or upgrade to existing network. Plus free 90 day Linksys Award Winning Technical Support. It has four Fast Gigabit wired ports to connect printers, computers and other wired Ethernet devices. High-Speed USB port for shared storage or printer.HooToo® HT-WR01 Wireless N Signal Repeater and Range Extender, (300 Mbps 802.11 b:g:n Access Point : Repeater with WPS Button)Amazon also has the HooToo Wireless N Signal Repeater and Range Extender for $29.99. The coupon code JLUPJO8T drops it to only $19.99 shipped (w/Prime). That’s $30 off the regular price and the lowest it’s gone for on Amazon. It features the latest 802.11n technology and is also backwards compatibility with 802.11b/g standards. With wireless speeds of up to 300Mbps, it can handle high bandwidth-consuming applications such as HD video streaming, VoIP, and online multiplayer gaming.

We also found two more routers on sale today:

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Apple tablets: iPad mini 32GB $279 (orig. $429), iPad mini w/ Retina display 16GB $330 (Reg. $399), more

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Update (7/22 11:15am): Bluetek via eBay Daily Deals has the first generation iPad mini 32GB WiFi for $279 shipped (orig. $429).

Altatac (Top Rated Plus seller) via eBay Daily Deals is offering several iPad models at their best current prices:

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Save an additional 25-30% at the Canon refurb store: T3 w/ Lens $252, T3i w/ lens $336, SL1 $360, more

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The official Canon refurbished store is taking up to an additional 30% off select EOS digital SLR cameras. Items eligible for this discount will be tagged “Save 30% (or 25%) Instantly.”

Keep in mind that Canon refurbished items are generally regarded as good as new (think Apple refurbs), must pass a comprehensive quality assurance inspection, and include a 1-year warranty.

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Blue Condenser Mics: Nessie $59 shipped (Reg. $100), Yeti Pro $168 shipped (Reg. $200+)

Amazon is offering some nice price on Blue microphones today starting off with the Blue Microphones NESSIE Adaptive USB Condenser Microphone for $59.13 shipped. That’s more than $50 or 46% under the original price, more than $41 under some trusted retailers (Apple/Best Buy/Mac Mall), $10 under the next best price and the lowest we’ve seen this mic go for from a trusted retailer.

It can be a great and affordable option for quality vocals and voiceover work, as well basic instrument recording and high quality video conference calls. It also boasts a built-in shock-mount and pop screen to improve recordings (and negating the need to purchase these accessories separately) as well as a cardioid pattern capsule and headphone monitoring system with no latency. The Nessie has received a 4.2/5 star rating on Amazon.

The Blue Microphones Yeti Pro USB Condenser Microphone is $167.35 shipped on Amazon today. That’s more than $81 off the original price, $25 better than the next best price from trusted retailers, and the lowest we’ve seen the Yeti Pro model go for.

It features four different polar pattern settings: Cardioid, Stereo, Bi Directional and Omnidirectional to ensure the best quality recording in different situations, as well as a “cutting-edge A-D converter chip and separate analog circuit path, built-in headphone amplifier for zero-latency monitoring, and supports recordings at up to 24 bit/192 kHz.

It comes with a USB cable and a stereo XLR breakout cable in the box and has received a 3.8/5 star rating among over 110 Amazon customers.

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11.6-inch Acer C720 Chromebook 1.4 GHz/2GB RAM/16GB SSD $179 shipped (Reg. $199)

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Amazon offers the 11.6-inch Acer C720 Chromebook for $179 with free shipping. That’s $20 below list and the first major discount we’ve seen since it was released late last year. Features include:

  • Built-in dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4 GHz (Haswell micro-architecture)
  • 16 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 11.6-Inch Anti-Glare Screen, Intel HD Graphics
  • HDMI port, 8.5-hour battery life

Nearly 1,600 Amazon reviewers rate it 4.4 out of 5 stars and it’s currently the best selling product in the ‘laptop computer’s category.
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Skullcandy headphones: Aviator over-ears $80 shipped (Reg. $120+), Navigator on-ears $50 shipped (orig. $100)

Update (7/21 1:30 PM): Sonic Electronix via eBay Daily Deals offers the Sennheiser Amperior Aluminum On-Ear DJ headphones for $149.99 shipped (reg. up to $305).

Update (7/21 9:15 AM): Amazon offers the Denon DNHP1000 Super DJ Headphones for $99.99 shipped (reg. $199.99).

As part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Skullcandy Aviator over ear headphones with mic for $79.99 shipped. That’s $70 or about 46% off the original $150 price tag, $39 better than Amazon, the current lowest price we can find, and the best new price we’ve seen them go for. Today’s deal is available in both black on black (S6AVFM-161) and black chrome (S6AVDM-016).

They feature sound isolation, soft leather touch memory foam ear pillows, Mic3 technology to take calls or control music over iOS and come with a detachable cable and a travel carrying bag. The Aviators have received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 230 Amazon customers and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Best Buy also has a solid price on the Skullcandy Navigators on ears headphones (in black, blue or white) for $49.99 shipped. That’s $50 or 50% off the original price, between $5 and $20 better than Amazon depending on color, and the current best price available from a trusted retailer. The Navigators also come with Mic3 tech, a detachable cable, a travel bag, a lifetime warranty and a solid 4/5 star rating from Amazon customers.

We also have a solid price right now on the SOUL Electronics Volt Bluetooth Pro On-Ear Wireless Headphones (black) for $21.77 with free shipping.