The folks over at Humble put together some particularly noteworthy bundles that aim to both teach and entertain. Whether you want to learn how to get the most out of your open source operating system, flesh out your Steam library, or improve your overall gaming experience, these limited-time bundles are hard to pass up. Best of all, a portion of each sale goes to charity.
Humble Book Bundle: Linux Geek by No Starch Press
If you’re looking to improve your efficiency with a whole suite of open-source tools, the Linux Geek Humble Book Bundle by No Starch Press is a good place to start. From photo manipulation with GIMP to Python mathematics to DIY tinkering with Arduino, these DRM-free books are packed with tips, tricks, and new ideas for streamlining your digital life.
Sale Ends: July 30 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble CI Games Bundle
This summer has been particularly slow in the games department, and we still have months to go before it gets better. So if you’re looking for something fun to play while you wait for the big fall releases, the Humble CI Games Bundle is an affordable way to load up your Steam library. With titles like Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, Lords of the Fallen, and Combat Wings: Battle of Britain, you’re getting loads of content for just $ 15.
Sale Ends: July 31 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Software Bundle: Up Your Game!
When it comes to PC gaming, there are always ways to make things better. Sure, new hardware is necessary sometimes, but a few select apps can improve your server connections, make gameplay capture easier, and gauge what your rig can really handle. Invest in the Up Your Game software bundle, and up to $ 481 worth of gaming-adjacent software and services will be yours.
Sale Ends: Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Book Bundle: Cookbooks by Chronicle
Tired of living the takeout lifestyle? Well, now’s an excellent opportunity to learn how to cook myriad exciting dishes in your own home without spending big. You can nab a selection of digital cookbooks for as little as $ 1 with this week’s Cookbooks by Chronicle Bundle. From paleo dieting to Texas BBQ to muffin mastery, there are countless new recipes here for you to try.
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Enlarge Nintendo is celebrating the end of a pretty good first year for the Nintendo Switch, with just over 15 million unit sales in the 12 months ending in March (on top of almost 3 million sales in the console’s launch month of March 2017). But Nintendo seems pretty sure that the system can perform […]
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