Recently, the folks over at Humble put together some particularly noteworthy bundles that aim to both teach and entertain. Whether you’re looking to get into programming, secure your gadgets, increase your comic book library, or learn a few survival skills, these limited-time bundles are alluring. Best of all, a portion of each sale goes to a charity of your choice.
Humble Software Bundle: Cybersecurity
If you’re concerned about maintaining your security online, this bundle of software and services is well worth the small upfront investment. At the $ 1 tier, you’ll get a license for System Mechanic, one month of VPN service from Private Internet Access, and a $ 25 credit for ProtonMail Plus secure email. Beat the average bundle price, and you can also gain access to an anti-theft service, a one-year subscription to Vipre Advanced Security, and more.
Sale Ends: July 3 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Book Bundle: Programmable Boards by Make
For just $ 1, you can hit the ground running with seven digital books on the basics of various programmable boards like Arduino or the Adafruit Trinket. And if you’re willing to spend at least $ 20, you’ll unlock $ 480 worth of DRM-free ebooks that will help you on your way to DIY perfection.
Sale Ends: July 2 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Book Bundle: Survive Anything by Skyhorse
Looking to learn a multitude of survival skills? This new Skyhouse survival book bundle is just what you need. Whether you’re simply looking to stay safe in an emergency, or you’re seriously considering going off the grid, these digital books can teach you vital skills ranging from tying knots to curing meat to full-on subsistence farming.
Sale Ends: July 4 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Audiobook Bundle: DC Comics in GraphicAudio
Are you a big DC fan? Well, with this new bundle, you can experience the comics you love in an entirely different way. For as little as $ 1, you can enjoy some of the very best stories told in the form of dramatized audiobooks. And if you’re willing to pay a minimum of $ 15, you’ll amass a whopping $ 440 worth of DRM-free multi-format DC Comics audiobooks.
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