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New Uber features aim to drive the stress out of your holiday transportation

9 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Uber has introduced a few new features just in time for the busy season to help you hop from one party to another with ease, starting with live location sharing and the expanded Beacon program.
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Uber adds early booking feature, better location sharing

Uber adds early booking feature, better location sharing

9 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Uber recently added a live location sharing button to its app, meaning its finally possible to show your driver exactly where you are so they know where to pick you up. TechCrunch reports its an optional feature. According to an Uber spokesperson, the company saw a decrease in riders cancelling pick-ups during the testing phase. Another update, added last week, is an upfront pricing structure that lets you lock in the price for a ride if you book well in advance. This way, you can get a reasonable price ahead of any potential surges or traffic jams that might result...
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Uber Outs Real-Time Rider Location Sharing And More Features

Uber Outs Real-Time Rider Location Sharing And More Features

9 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Uber has announced a few new and updated features that should make things easier for riders on its service this Holiday season. Last-minute gifters or those with no idea what to get somebody can now send a friend or loved one some Uber credits directly within the app. You can now also share your location with your driver in real time, within a few meters, making it easier than ever for them to find you. When it comes to you finding them, the Beacon feature that puts lights on drivers' windshields in some markets is now expanding out to new areas and getting the ability to let customers set...
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