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, 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.
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