Pokémon GO influencers threaten a boycott after Niantic removes COVID safety measures

The creators of Pokémon GO, Niantic, developed one of the first mainstream augmented reality games, boasting 166 million users and over a billion dollars in revenue last year. Taking inspiration from

How Niantic evolved Pokémon GO for the year no one could go anywhere

Pokémon GO was created to encourage players to explore the world while coordinating impromptu large group gatherings — activities we've all been encouraged to avoid since the pandemic began.

Corporate venture in Brazil gains steam as giants amp up startup investments

What a difference one year makes. Since showing noteworthy signs of a maturing tech ecosystem last summer, corporate venture in Latin America has begun to crescendo in just 12 months, led by Brazil.

As Microsoft Support for XP Expires, Antivirus Vendors Pick Up The Slack

As you might be aware Microsoft support for Windows XP expires today, which means that the company will stop issuing security patches. Around 30 percent of you have ignored all warnings up until now a

Hard drive design leaving XP behind

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/winXP.jpg" />Bad news for the XP diehards out there, hard drive manufacturers are tired of supporting you, and the next generation of con

Windows 7 XP Mode won't work on all PCs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/win7-xp.jpg" />So <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/05/05/why-xp-mode-is-good-it-runs-stuff-under-xp/">XP Mode</a> is a major bulle

Why XP mode is good: It runs stuff under XP

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/7908559467uertjhuerth.jpg">I'm down with Windows 7. I really am. It's going to be a good, solid OS that will take us well into the next d

It Works: Sony VAIO P + Windows XP

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/vaioxp.jpg">Do you want to install Windows XP on your Sony VAIO P (don’t call it a netbook!)? Do you even have a Sony VAIO P yet? If yo

Computer systems aboard British Royal Navy warships get a virus

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/navy.jpg">A few weeks ago, we read about how the British Royal Navy would be installing Windows XP on some of its submarines. Oh boy, did

British Royal Navy installs XP on submarines

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/xp.jpg" />Citing affordability and ease-of-maintenance thanks to off-the-shelf parts, he British Royal Navy is rolling out a customized v

Microsoft extends Windows XP life a bit longer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/windows-xp-home-sp2-box.jpg" />Microsoft initially intended for Windows XP to die when the ball dropped on New Years Eve '08, but the OS

HP drops the price of the Mini 1000 to $359

My favorite netbook of 2008 is now a few bucks cheaper. HP cut the price of the Mini 1000 to $359 over the weekend. It’s certainly not the cheapest netbook on the block, but let’s wait and

Is Apple a bunch of liars or damn liars?

The ever-sassy Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is pointing out that Apple is essentially lying like Satan lied to man about the cancer-causing potency of high-fructose corn syrup. In “Bean Counter,&#8221

When would it be appropriate to declare Vista dead?

Read this line and you’ll understand how Joe Wilcox (and pretty much everyone else online) over at eWeek feels about Windows Vista: Vista is headed to as quick a death as Microsoft can give it.

Circuit City pawns getting Microsoft-powered Tablet PCs

There was a time that a salesman actually needed to have enough skill, or knowledge, to sell a product — not both though. Circuit City got away from salesman way back in 2003, and now they are f

HP explains how Microsoft inflates Vista sales figures

A recent article in APC Magazine finds a marketing manager for HP detailing how business users are still able to order machines pre-loaded with Windows XP while making it appear that the OS sold was W

The XP login: The new BSOD

Former CGer and current PopMecher took this photo of a huge public display sporting a big fat XP login. It’s escpecially grand that this is in the United Red Carpet lounge. Nothing’s too g

People who hate Vista shown ‘Mojave’ and like it, then find out that ‘Mojave’ is actually Vista

Okay, here’s what happened. Microsoft took a group of 120 individuals who “were either Mac, Linux, or users of versions of Windows that came before Windows Vista” and who rated their perception

Windows Vista: Not that bad, really, try it

Bill Veghte from the Windows group at Microsoft sent out a nice big memo to those who still haven’t installed Vista in their enterprises and are waiting for some real improvement before they eve

Tiny XP: Everything you want, you got it

Tiny XP [Warning: Porn ads] is a stripped down yet simultaneously beefed up version of XP that includes almost all the drivers necessary to run on almost any hardware as well as a number of registry h
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