Real Time Revolution With Taxi Apps

Those who ever grumbled about taxi and its services, the waiting time, the cost, etc, forget it.
Ignore standing on the bollard, whining for those taxi rides which never appear. Forget standing on empty streets waiting for some taxi to get back to your home on those rainy nights. For you, Uber has brought the solution and helped you to chuck the disappointment with its Uber app on your smartphone. Wherever, whenever you want, the driver will come to you and will offer a smooth and convenient service back to your door. Just as convenient as travelling in your own car.

Launched in San Francisco in 2010, it initially enabled its users to order taxi rides via mobile app, a smart car to get them wherever they want. And yes, not to forget the payment which is done via credit card, wherein the driver keeps somewhere around 70%-80% of the fare and the remainder is for Uber.

Indeed!!! Indeed they brought the revolution in the ‘Taxi Industry’. These apps have undoubtedly increased the size of the market for taxi and car services. Taxi apps have become a rising topic in tech industry, not only among users, but among investors and entrepreneurs also. Companies have come up with taxi apps like ‘Hailo, Lyft, Side.cr’ etc.

They have built a remarkable momentum for ordering rides in the market with such apps and made the lives easier in terms of ‘connectivity, secure payment, reaching out to your closest drivers without any delay, so and so forth’. They have also created the first on demand, real time delivery platform.

Following Uber, Hailo, Lyft and Side.cr there are other apps like TruTaxi which seems to be a promising taxi app. Entrepreneurs are coming up with more taxi apps to embrace this revolution which was once brought by Uber.

Look who is more social, iOS vs Android?

Yes it is exactly what it seems , we are going to compare the social presence of both the leading mobile; iOS vs Android.

Clearing the fog we have bring out a head to head comparison between iOS and Android in terms of top ranked apps, increasing users and the growth rate. Through this you can easily evaluate that both iOS and Android are growing with the same pace, but Android undoubtedly acquire more market. Where iOS has been doing well by accounting 53.12% ad revenue in Q2 2014, there Android leads in traffic.

Android vs iOS

Stuck in the rectangular world; Blackberry has a way out with his new Passport

Many of you feel that you have been stuck with the standardized design of smartphones; with the same rectangular screen, same buttons for camera, volume etc. Undoubtedly the rectangular design of smartphones has limited the innovation. In fact the year 2013 was called as the year when “Smartphones Died” in terms of their looks and design. But then “Blackberry” played the last roll of their dice by introducing this Square Shaped Smartphone, “The Blackberry Passport”

The BlackBerry Passport offers a unique 4.5” inch square screen with Full HD-class (1,440 x 1,440) resolution. It offers a similar viewing space to a 5” inch phone but offers an even better viewing experience because of the screen’s width.

Among the rectangular handsets Apple, Samsung, Nokia etc Blackberry is taking a different approach but I was dubious, Why? What? What exactly it is? Is it a smartphone, a tablet? and there I was scratching my head and for that matter may be you also about this whole square idea. For sure this is not rectangular but wide, wide enough to cover almost two phones. The answer to these question were in the blog published by blackberry to give a significant reasoning about their Blackberry Passport Design.

They supported their design by calling it the ideal device for reading e-books, viewing documents and browsing the web. No more worrying about portrait or landscape modes making it a complete business phone.

It would not be wrong to call it a tool for many trades, It has been designed keeping different professionals in mind. It is a companion for Architects to design and look into their blueprints, contracts docs, doctors for checking xrays and other medical documents, Financier for keeping an eye on stock ups and downs and writers looking for stories or notes with a navigable keyboard, while the large square screen enables faster content development and delivery.

Passport the symbol of mobility might be the ticket to open new doors for your business. I believe with this new approach this passport will take you to different and more interesting business trips.