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Mad Scientist


For the first time ever, get a good look of the Tapbot’s Mad Scientist hard at work in the form of a desktop background. Just click on the image above, or right here to download this little goodie sized for 4:3 screens, widescreens, and your iPhone. Enjoy!

Designing Convertbot

With the surprising success of Weightbot, it was only a matter of time before we would take on the challenge of outdoing ourselves. We knew people were expecting something big from Tapbots the second time around so what’s more impressive on the iPhone platform than a unit converter? Pretty much anything. In name alone, Convertbot is probably the last application people would expect to see from us. But the truth is, converting units, while extremely ordinary, is a very useful utility for many people. And while there are countless feature-rich unit converters for the iPhone, none of them make the task any more enjoyable. So it really was the perfect robot for us to build. I just wanted to spend a little time writing about how Convertbot came to be.

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