Romain Dillet is a writer at TechCrunch.
Originally from France, Romain attended EMLYON Business School, a leading French business school specialized in entrepreneurship. He covers many things from mobile apps with great designs to complex tech achievements. He is a pop culture devotee.
He now lives in Lyon and likes to cover New York startups as he used to live there.
Today in San Francisco at the WWDC, Apple unveiled its new operating system for its computers called OS X Mavericks. Among other features, such as a new calendar or iCloud Keychain, Apple demoed Maps for OS X. It looks a lot like Maps on iOS, with Flyover and directions. A key feature is that you can send your destination to your iPhone. Users get the same info cards as on iOS. This new app could… → Read More
After 24 hours of hard work at the Disrupt NY Hackathon, Michael Kolodny, Jingen Lin and Ricardo Falletti demoed us HangoutLater, a nifty hack built on top of the Foursquare API. When you check in and a friend is close to you, it will ask you if you want to hang out later. Then, it will automatically find you a central location to meet. Kolodny and Lin already knew each other before the event. → Read More
The hacking has begun. As I write this, participants of the Disrupt NY Hackathon have been working for about six hours on what they are going to show us onstage tomorrow. We talked with a few of them to see how motivated they are. Full of energy, most of them are still enthusiastic about the long and (mostly) sleepless night ahead of them. It takes dedication to build something awesome in fewer… → Read More