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Uber money-saving ride delay feature appears in test

27 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Some Uber users are seeing a new in-app feature that gives them the choice to save money by waiting longer for a ride. A screenshot of the feature has appeared online; in it, we see an advisory stating that “if you're OK leaving later, we'll request your ride” at the later, cheaper time slot. Users are presented with both the...
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Google Podcast app arrives with personalized recommendations

Google Podcast app arrives with personalized recommendations

27 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

We knew it was coming and the Google Podcasts app is now live for Android users who want to jump on the service. Google Podcasts may not be as fully featured as some of the competition, and there's no plans for an iOS app, but it's a solid choice for the basics and the addition of Google smarts could be the killer feature here.
The standalone Google Podcasts app for Android isn't terribly different from the podcasts player that had been built into the Google app for a while now. It's easy enough to find and subscribe to podcasts, download episodes for offline listening, ...
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Google quietly stopped users from being able to book Uber rides through its Maps app

Google quietly stopped users from being able to book Uber rides through its Maps app

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Google Maps has scrapped a feature allowing people to hail Uber rides inside its Google Maps app.
The feature was disabled on iOS last summer, but it is unclear when exactly it was removed from Android.
Now users have to click through to Uber's app via Google Maps.
Google has scrapped a feature allowing users to hail Uber rides from inside its Google Maps app.
Android Police spotted a support page , entitled "Request a Ride," on Monday. The page simply states: "You can no longer book Uber rides directly in Google Maps. But you can still look up the route in the Maps app and then request...
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