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Six Healthy Snacks You Can Eat While Gaming

Pizza rolls, potato chips, and Hot Pockets washed down with Mountain Dew may silence that grumbling stomach, but these foods probably don’t do you any favours for your waistline (or your brain, for that matter). Instead, trade in the typical gamer grub with these healthier-but-still-delicious snack swaps.

10 Classic TV Shows And Video Games Your Kids Need To Experience

Not every TV or games experience needs to be brand-spanking new. If you go back into the archives of television shows and gaming, there are some rich experiences just waiting for your younglings to enjoy.

Make A Gigantic Wooden GameBoy (Because Why Not?)

If you’ve got a thing for wood and retro gaming, here’s a hack made just for you.

Ask LH: Is There A Safe Way To Clean My Sticky Gaming Gear?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m looking for a safe (and easy) way to remove stickiness from old plastic and rubber equipment. Some of my old gaming gear (gaming keypad, analogue sticks on my Dual Shock controller, gaming mouse, etc.) have developed stickiness. How can I remove it without damaging the components?

Build A Split-Screen, Raspberry Pi-Powered Portable Retro Game Station

We’ve seen all kinds ofportable retro game consoles over the years, but Thingiverse user Jooxoe3i’s project manages to make the smallest device we’ve seen yet using a Raspberry Pi.

Master The Game Of Poker With This Free MIT Course On Poker Theory

Whether you like to play poker online for fun, or want to wipe the floor with your buddies at your regular poker night, this free online course from MIT can help you learn the game inside and out.

Ask LH: How Much TV Input Lag Is Too Much?

Dear Lifehacker, I am currently in the market for a new TV. The new TV will be used for gaming, Blu-ray movies, watching TV and movies on Apple TV and watching Netflix and other streaming services. One big thing I’m finding hard to get my head across is input lag. So my question is, what is classed as “bad” input lag? The TVs I’ve looked at some have 37ms of lag, while others are lower or higher. I’ve been told that anything higher than 30ms is not good. What is considered an acceptable amount?

Only The Top 100 iOS Games Make Real Money

It’s a brutal world at the top of the iOS games chart. Very brutal in fact; if you can’t crack the top 100, you’re not going to make any kind of appreciable income.

Turns Out Those 'Game Boosters' Aren't Worth Running

Squeezing more juice from your hardware is an ever-present task for the dedicated PC gamer. A number of companies, including Razer, Wise and IOBit, have tossed their hats into the ring with so-called “game boosters”, which boast the ability to speed up your system automatically for the tasks of slaying dragons or shooting terrorists. But do they actually do anything?

How To Stream Or Record Your Games For Broadcast Online

These days, gaming is much more social than just inviting your buddies over to play Mortal Kombat. Now, you can share every game you play online with hundreds of people. Here’s how to broadcast your games live, or record them to share later.

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