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Augmented Reality Showdown: Pokémon Go Vs. Ingress

Four years ago, a little-known developer named Niantic created Ingress. It was a location-based mobile game that set the stage for their next big game, Pokémon Go. Both are extremely fun and get you out of the house, but with very different flavours. Here’s how Niantic’s two hits compare.


How Free-to-Play Games Like Pokemon GO Actually Make Money

Many of the world’s most popular games are free-to-play, yet they still manage to make a lot of money. Here’s a simple explanation of how they work, and why they’re able to get people to for over their cash for something that’s technically 100 per cent free.


The Pokemon GO Playlist

You’re finally getting out of your house to catch Pokemon, but do you have some sweet tunes to jam out to on the road? Well, now you do. And they’re all packed with just as much Pokenostalgia as the game itself.


Google Introduces Bubble Zoom, The Coolest Way To Read Comics In Play Books

Android: Google Play Books is already our favourite ereader, but it’s quickly becoming our favourite comic book reader as well. Google has just announced a new feature that highlights text bubbles as you read comics in Play Books.


What Happens At Comic-Con And Why It's Awesome

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing this weekend. Amidst the flood of trailers, posters, action figures and panels, it’s worth taking a step back to appreciate just what SDCC is and why it’s so impressive that it exists at all.


PokeVision Shows You The Real-Time Locations Of Pokemon In Pokemon GO

If you’re having a tough time finding certain Pokemon in Pokemon GO, PokeVision uses Niantic’s API to show you their actual locations, and how long they will be there.


The Pokemon GO Trainer's Advanced Tactics Handbook

You’ve tossed a few PokeBalls, caught a few Caterpies and spun your way to a few items at the PokeStop, but it’s time to take things to the next level. These tips and tricks will help you go from novice trainer to unbeatable gym leader faster than you can spit out the PokeRap.


How To Keep Up With All The Awesome Stuff At Comic-Con This Weekend

San Diego Comic Con kicks off this week and it’s going to be packed to the brim with geeky announcements, posters, trailers and teases for your favourite shows and movies. Here’s how to keep up with everything that’s going on.


Lifehacker Australia Podcast: Are You A Night Owl Or An Early Bird?

In this week’s episode: when gambling meets gaming, app privacy, night owls vs early birds and we answer your question: what was the first comic you got into?

Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts.


Play Books Now Shows When There's A New Book In The Series You're Reading

Android/iOS: Google’s Play Books app is already our favourite ereader on Android. Now it’s getting better for book series and comic books. At a glance, you can now tell when there’s a new book or issue in the series you’re reading.


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