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Uber comes to Windows Phone 8

Uber is a  transportation network company based in San Francisco, California, that makes mobile apps that connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services. The company arranges pickups in dozens of cities around the world. The company has now launched its official Windows Phone app for the service.

Uber is available in 40 countries and you can request for a ride using the app. Previously, Windows Phone users accessed Uber through the mobile site, but starting today, users can connect through a native app that is optimized for the Windows Phone platform and reflects the complete Uber experience.

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Features of Uber app:

  • Request a ride using the app and get picked up within minutes. On-demand service means no reservations required and no waiting in taxi lines.
  • Compare rates for different vehicles. Add a credit card to your secure account so you never need cash on hand.
  • Easily set your pickup location on the map, even if you don’t know the exact address. Get connected to your personal driver and check the progress of your Uber at any time.
  • Sit back, relax, and go anywhere you want. We’ll email you a receipt when you arrive at your destination.

More features like fare quotes within the app, shareable links with trip map and ETA and also the ability to split your fare with friends are coming soon to the app.

You can download the app free of cost from the link below.

The app was not found in the store. :-(

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