Humble Bundle

First look: Amazon’s $50 Fire tablet

By Chris Meadows
October 2, 2015 // 34 Comments

I received my $50 Fire tablet yesterday, and spent the next few hours playing with it. It’s been an education, to be sure. The tablet is similar to an ordinary Android tablet in a lot of ways, but just different enough to fall into an uncanny valley of frustration. After a while, I’ve come to [...]

Neil Gaiman Humble Bundle enters final day of sales

By Chris Meadows
September 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

As a last reminder, you have a little bit over 24 hours to shell out a little under $20 to the Humble Bundle to obtain a whole raft of Neil Gaiman rarities, including his first published book, a rare biography of the band Duran Duran that now goes for thousands of dollars in print. John Scalzi has [...]

Neil Gaiman releases Humble Book Bundle of hard-to-find works

By Chris Meadows
September 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the great things about digital goods, such as e-books, is that they’re easy to use for charity fundraising projects. After all, there’s effectively no marginal cost to duplicating  them, so you can make ten thousand as easily as you can make ten. The Humble Bundle has raised a lot [...]

The Last Unicorn, other Peter S. Beagle novels to hit Kindle October 1

By Chris Meadows
September 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

I just got off the phone with Connor Cochran, Peter S. Beagle’s publisher, who let me know some news that Beagle’s fans have been awaiting for quite some time. On October 1, 2015, a number of new Kindle e-book editions of Peter S. Beagle novels, including The Last Unicorn, will go live on [...]

Humble Book Bundle offers Star Wars trilogy radio dramas for $15

By Chris Meadows
August 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Force is with us. It must be. Why else would the Humble Bundle put out a deal like this now? The latest Humble Book Bundle consists of Star Wars audiobook titles. There are a number of DRM-free audiobooks in the collection, but to be honest I couldn’t tell you what most of them are without [...]

Storybundle, Humble Bundle offer diverse pay-what-you-want e-book collections

By Chris Meadows
August 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

Storybundle is back with an interesting set of bundles. The main one that caught my notice was the “Women in Sci-Fi” bundle, which I saw mentioned on Mike Glyer’s “File 770” blog. Curated by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and featuring a number of her works, this collection features a remarkable [...]

New Post-Apocalyptic Humble Bundle

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Do you enjoy post-apocalyptic books, like Wool by Hugh Howey? Or Damnation Alley by Roger Zelazney? How about a bundle which includes audiobooks, comics and a game? Humble Bundle has outdone themselves with their latest offering. There’s something for everyone, with both classic sci-fi works [...]

No need to be humble with Subterranean Press Book Bundle

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

The very wonderful science fiction, fantasy, and horror publisher Subterranean Press, publishers of K.J. Parker among many others, has just announced its own Humble Subterranean Press Book Bundle on the Humble Bundle site, offering an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of its classics, including such gems [...]

An Interview with Bill Pollock of No Starch Press

By Joanna Cabot
February 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

I was fortunate to speak with Bill Pollock of No Starch Press, just prior to their debut on the popular Humble Bundle service. I had contacted him because I was searching for Lego-themed books, and was delighted to find a publisher who both published such things, and also offered them DRM-free, and [...]

Want a Humble Bundle for Geeky Kids?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s an interesting theme for a Humble Bundle. Brainiac kid’s books, including books on coding, physics, website design and, of course, LEGO. Heck, that sounds like something this self-proclaimed geek adult might be interested in. The line-up looks quite intriguing. Customers can pay [...]

Humble Bundle releases Android App

By Joanna Cabot
August 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

From the fine folks at Lifehacker comes this intriguing news (Humble Bundle Releases Android App): the Humble Bundle people have just updated their Android app to allow downloads right from inside. As the article explains, the app used to allow only game downloads. Now, you can download music, [...]

New ‘Walking Dead’ Humble Bundle is up!

By Joanna Cabot
July 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

A new Humble Bundle is up, and it’s for comic book fans this time! The ‘pay what you want’ bundle has DRM-free digital comics including titles from the Walking Dead collection. Digital comics are not my thing, but I was intrigued at how many ‘levels’ they are offering [...]

A new Humble Bundle is available!

By Joanna Cabot
July 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Via Boing Boing comes this news, that a new Humble Bundle is available. These popular book bundles let you pay whatever price you want for a complete collection; those who pay more than the going average are entitled to bonus books and other content. The newest bundle is sci-fi themed, and contains [...]

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