UBER Posts on XDA

Uber adds 3 new safety features for riders in India

Uber and its fleet of drivers are roaming the streets in many parts of the world. Every region has its own unique situations and Uber has to make sure to take these things into account. In India, driver-related incidents have been on the rise, so the company is taking action. Uber is introducing three new safety...

Uber may soon ask Indian riders to verify with OTP before they start a ride

Uber operates in over 40 India cities and despite being launched three years after the domestically bred ride-hailing unicorn – Ola, it has been offering stiff competition. While Ola has set foot abroad starting many cities in Australia, Uber has been focussing on the huge opportunities that the Indian market offers and therefore, beefing up...

Uber is letting riders in India make free calls to their drivers

Ever since it set its foot on the Indian turf, ride-hailing service Uber has been in a slugfest with homegrown competitor Ola. But now, a new feature might help Uber to take a strong lead. With this feature, customers riding an Uber will be able to make calls to the driver without paying any charge...

Google Maps no longer lets you directly book Uber rides

At the start of last year, we saw Google partner up with Uber so they could integrate the company's ride-sharing service directly into the Google Maps application. This integration allowed you to book a ride, track your driver, complete, and pay for the ride without ever leaving the Google Maps application. This partnership seemed to have...

Uber Lite is a slimmed down version of the ride-sharing service for India

The phrase "one size fits all" may be accurate in some circumstances, but it definitely isn't true when it comes to software. Sure, an application developer could code something that performs well on all imaginable hardware, but then they have to cut back on features, which in turn can degrade the overall user experience of...

Automate Your Uber / Lyft Driving With A Free App

Uber and Lyft are great alternatives to the traditional taxi system. Many XDA members even work as a driver in either company! Using two applications at the same time can lead to many problems, however. XDA Senior Member ThunderStick managed to find a way to use both applications simultaneously. Additionally, Uber / Lyft Automated Driver offers the following...

Latest Uber Update Adds In-App Chat for Drivers and Riders

Uber single-handedly brought the ridesharing industry to the forefront over the last couple of years. They have come up against some regulation issues in various markets, and they were forced to reorganize their executive positions here lately, but they're still considered the go-to service for the industry. This doesn't mean every aspect of their service...

Google Maps v9.43.2 Update Integrates Ridesharing Service Uber

Whether it be to avail promotional discounts on whichever service is offering one currently, or it be to look for lower surge pricing, or simply for checking which provider has the nearest cab: a lot of us rely on information from multiple apps to get the best deal for our needs. Google Maps v9.43.2 brings...