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Raspberry Pi kits and courses might be the perfect gift for the tinkerer in your life



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They say the things you put together yourself make for the most meaningful presents. Then again, there’s no hard and fast rule that says that it’s you who should be doing the work. For tinkerers and tech geeks, they most likely prefer being the ones getting their hands dirty, so what better gift to give them than something to get their creative juices flowing?

Here are two gifting options for the tinkerer in your life:

Initially intended as a tool for getting kids interested in computing, the Raspberry Pi is a mini-computer that has evolved into something of prominence in the world of robotics and programming. This kit includes a Raspberry Pi and TF Card with Raspbian system and Dragit programming language pre-installed, 37 newly-designed sensor modules, and instructions for building 35 products from auto-flash LEDs to rain detection to tracking sensors. Each module has schematic diagrams that help its builder gain a deeper understanding of how it works, so they can design and build games, robots, and tools easily.

Grab this kit today for $129.99 — 13% off the usual cost of $149.99.

If your giftee is new to coding and tinkering, you’ll find this bundle a much better option. Along with the Raspberry Pi kit (like the one above), it also features three courses that will get them up to speed on everything there is to know about the popular Internet of Things (IoT) gadget. There’s even a course that will teach them how to develop voice-automated projects, so they can build their very own Alexa.

This bundle normally retails for $448.98, but you can get it on sale today for only $139.99 — a savings of 68%. 

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