Humble Bundle launches pay-what-you-want Linux book deal

Humble Bundle is a really cool program. If you aren't familiar, the website sells games, apps, and more with a "pay what you want" pricing scheme. Essentially, you can score a bundle of really good digital content without harming your bank account. No, you can't just pay a penny -- usually there is some sort of minimum, such as a dollar. There are often tiers too, where you can unlock more by paying additional funds. So why does anyone pay more than the minimum? Well, some of the proceeds go to charity, so the more you pay, the more money… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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