Tag Archive: Taps


Apple taps Surface Pro hinge maker for super-thin MacBooks

Apple has hit up the makers of the ultra-tiny hinges used for the Microsoft Surface Pro to come and work on its next-gen MacBooks, which will launch in the second half of 2016. It’s worth noting that this is the Surface Pro and not the innovative Surface Book we’re talking about, so don’t necessarily expect […]

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Apple taps former Biden aide to be top lobbyist

As Apple continues to be embroiled in ongoing encryption drama, the company has hired a former NFL lobbyist and former aide to Vice President Joe Biden to head up its new Washington office. Cynthia Hogan’s new role as vice president for public policy and government affairs for the Americas region will cover the U.S., as well […]

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New Apple TV ad taps into Muppet bromance

Apple TV owners can watch ABC on their streaming boxes (with a subscription), and the company isn’t afraid to exploit the undying, platonic love between a bear and a frog to make that fact known. The latest Apple TV ad showcases the Watch ABC app, which lets existing cable subscribers watch full episodes and live […]

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Wireless LED flash eliminates dark photos with just two taps

After a successful round of funding on Kickstarter in 2013, the makers of the iblazr are back with a new generation: the iblazr 2. The LED flash accessory for iOS and Android has now gone wireless and includes a number…Read more ›

Daredevil taps a zombie killer to play Punisher

Marvel announced yesterday that Jon Bernthal (AMC’s The Walking Dead) would join the cast of Netflix-exclusive superhero series Daredevil for the hit show’s second season. And even better: He’s playing Frank Castle, better known as The Punisher. Castle is an…Read more ›

Apple taps Beats Music CEO to run iTunes Radio

Apple’s $ 3 billion acquisition of Beats was finalized this morning, and it’s up to Apple to determine what will happen to the hundreds of remaining Beats employees it hasn’t laid off. Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have already said that…Read more ›

Microsoft Taps Insider Satya Nadella To Be Its New CEO

Microsoft’s search for a new CEO is over after the company today announced that Satya Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer with immediate effect. The 46-year-old was previously Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, and he’s been working with the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Samsung Taps Former Siri Head To Stake Claim To The Internet Of Things

What do you think of Siri? Laughable gimmick, or revolutionary interface of the future? Your answer to that question may well determine how excited you get about this: the engineer who oversaw Siri is now at Samsung, building their own…Read more ›

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App Contest Taps Foodies Because Engineers Make ‘Boring’ Apps

CC-licensed, thanks to Striatic on Flickr.There are two things people care viscerally about in the San Francisco Bay Area: food and tech. There’s always someone with an iPhone Instagramming dinner or squinting over health scorecards for those taco trucks on Yelp. (See also: “Foodies The Musical,” a local hit.) But a lot of these apps don’t deliver what food lovers […]

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Huge Evernote 5.0 Update Makes Everything Accessible Within Two Taps

If you’re a fan of productivity apps then you’re probably familiar with Evernote and its amazing features. Not only does Evernote have a host of great productivity features, but the dedicated developer team behind it is always churning out new updates.

In the biggest update to Evernote in years, Evernote 5.0 is a complete redesign of the app’s UI. The main goal of the redesign was to make all major functions in  [Read More…]