Gadgets and Gizmos (India) - - BIT RATE -

Ra­dio cabs are a con­ve­nience, but most of the times you have to wait a while for it to ap­pear. In Lon­don, a city with one of the high­est pen­e­tra­tions of smart­phones, firms have come up with apps like Hailo, LDNTAXI, Get Taxi and Kabee. Since all smart­phones in­cor­po­rate a GPS sys­tem, the caller’s lo­ca­tion is de­ter­mined by the com­pany, which then in­forms the smart­pho newield­ing driver clos­est to the pas­sen­ger. The apps have re­port­edly led to bet­ter all­round ex­pe­ri­ence for ev­ery­one.

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