Tag Archive: Taxi

Kind taxi driver travels two hours to return lost iPhone

A self-driving Apple Car may not yet be a reality, but that didn’t stop a Bangkok taxi driver from travelling two hours to return a passenger’s lost iPhone, which they had left in the back of his taxi cab. “On my birthday on Wednesday just before midnight, [the driver] showed up at my hotel to return my phone. He’s a […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Crazy Taxi: City Rush pulls up to the App Store tomorrow

Back in the heady days of the early new Millennium I went out and bought a Sega Dreamcast (still a massively underrated console, in my mind) to play Crazy Taxi, one of the most original and addictive arcade games I’d…Read more ›

Uber rich: App-based taxi service is valued at $17bn

Want proof of just how much app-based solutions can disrupt established businesses? Try the fact that Uber, the Android and iOS-based alternative to traditional taxi services — has just been valued at $ 17 billion. The valuation comes on the back…Read more ›

Taxi Turvi Helps You Fight Dodgy Cab Drivers

I hate taxis. I hate having to find one. I hate having to talk to the driver. I hate paying them, and then worrying about how much I’m supposed to tip them (presumably spending the entire journey chatting to their cousins via Bluetooth headset counts as “service.”) So I’m very happy to have Taxi Turvi in my arsenal. It’s a weapon to be wielded against dodgy cabbies.

I have a friend who  [Read More…]

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Games: Crazy Taxi, Ivy The Kiwi?, E.T. & More [Roundup]

This week’s must-have apps roundup includes two classic console games that have been reborn on iOS, including Sega’s hugely enjoyable Crazy Taxi, and Acclaim’s 1999 classic Re-Volt — both of which first made their debut on the Dreamcast. It also includes a great little action platformer called Ivy The Kiwi?, a wonderful puzzle game called Girls Like Robots, and more.

Crazy Taxi — Universal ($ 4.99)

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Sega arcade classic Crazy Taxi is finally available on iOS,  and it’s  [Read More…]

It’s Back And It’s Still Great: Crazy Taxi For iOS [Review]

It’s back! Crrrrrrazy Taxi!

Going down a storm on the App Store this week is the brand new version of Crazy Taxi from Sega. Yes, it’s just like Crazy Taxi you used to play a decade ago. And that’s a good thing.

For those of you who’ve never played Crazy Taxi, the rules are mercifully simple. You are the taxi driver, and you task is to pick up passengers and drive  [Read More…]

New Siri Ad Has A Hidden Easter Egg From Scorseses Film Taxi Driver

Apple debuted a new ad for Siri last night starring famed director Martin Scorsese. The ad is basically just Scorsese riding around in a New York City cab talking to Siri about appointments, finding friends, and traffic. Not too exciting. But if you look closely, you may have noticed an easter egg in the film pointing back to Scorsese’s early days of film making.

The number of the taxi Scorcese is  [Read More…]