About Tapbots

Tapbots are utility robots designed and engineered for your iPhone and iPod touch. Our applications are easy to use, focused, and lots of fun. These amazing little robots are dreamed up and brought to life by Paul Haddad and Mark Jardine. We slave the night away creating—not to make a quick buck, but because we love software. We hope our robots will create the same love for software that we have.

The Team

Paul, the Programmer

Paul is a web and software developer who has been developing for the mac platform for over 15 years. He also developed and maintains a popular pasteboard manager, PTHPasteboard Pro. He likes to avoid any sort of exercise, household duties, and hates writing bios about himself. Paul lives in Flower Mound, TX with his wife and 3 kids.


Mark, the Designer

Mark is a user interface designer who has been designing and building websites for over 10 years. He also enjoys drawing, photography, video games, and cars. He has a passion for creating things in all mediums. Mark lives in San Jose, CA with his wife, newborn son, and Shiba Inu.


The History

Paul and Mark worked at Oakley, Inc. at the time. Paul was interested in designing a small app to test the market. He asked Mark if he would be interested in designing the UI for this little app, a simple weight tracker. Mark was excited to work on any iPhone app and thought a weight tracking app could be made interesting. At the time, the recently released Wii Fit provided a lot of inspiration, being simple and entertaining. We knew that was important for our app.

After a few initial sketch ideas of a futuristic weight scale, we noticed the basic shapes reminded us of Eve from Wall·e. We liked the idea of robots so our subsequent sketches and design prototypes took more cues from the movie. Then it finally hit us. What if each of our apps were a different robot? They could feel like part of the same family, but be unique in their own way based on the task they need to perform…a lot like the robots in Wall·e. And that’s how Tapbots was born.

Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in Tapbots. Keep in mind that we do read every single email and respond when necessary. However due to the amount of emails we receive, we just can’t answer them all. Please read our FAQ before contacting us. These answer some of the more common emails we receive. The contact form is below.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I hire you guys?
We appreciate your interest in hiring us, but we are very busy developing our own apps at the moment. To be completely honest, we love the creative freedom to design and develop apps our way without any interference from client requirements.
Are you developing for other platforms besides the iPhone?
Not at this time. We are very passionate about the iPhone OS platform. But that’s not to say we aren’t interested in the others. We are just focusing on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad at this time.

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The Lab

Welcome to the lab! Art and design is a huge part of the Tapbots culture and we want to share it with you. Grab wallpapers, icons, and more for your computer and devices.


Wallpaper

Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist

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