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    Consumer Tablets/Smartphones vs. Taxi-Specific Tablets

    Posted on Aug 22, 2014 1:37:35 PM

    In our previous blog post "How to Choose In-Vehicle Dispatch Devices for Your Taxi Fleet", we have covered the core factors that you need to consider when choosing in-vehicle taxi dispatch devices from the three different categories: 1. Traditional MDTs, 2. Consumer Tablets & Smartphones, and 3. Taxi-specific, commercial-grade tablets.

    In this article, we provide you a high level review between taxi-specific tablets and consumer tablets/smartphone when being used for taxi dispatch. The image below illustrates a comparison between these two options from different aspects, including performance, usability, maintainability, and more. The rating is on a scale of 0 - 5, with 5 being the best and 0 being the worst.

    How to Choose In-Vehicle Dispatch Devices for Your Taxi Fleet

    Posted on Aug 11, 2014 10:19:00 AM

    Choosing the right in-vehicle devices for your taxi fleet is the big decision to your business. It may look complicated as there are many aspects to consider. However, once you understand the core factors, and the fundamental differences between various types of devices, you can make an informed and wise decision that will benefit your business.

    Taxi companies may soon be liable for credit card fraud

    Posted on Jun 4, 2014 3:31:00 PM

    Let’s face it: in terms of security, the current US “swipe-and-sign” credit card authorization is at least one step below a secret handshake.

    In fact, fraud prevention is the main reason that most of the rest of the world switched from swipe-and-sign to more secure methods years ago; the US is the only major market that didn’t. Which is why the US is now home to almost ½ of all credit card fraud despite accounting for only about ¼ of credit card transactions.

    8 factors you need to know when using personal tablets/smartphones for taxi dispatch

    Posted on Jun 1, 2014 1:39:00 PM

    As consumer  tablets and smartphones get better and less expensive, taxi companies increasingly consider them for their in-vehicle taxi dispatch devices. These allow taxi companies to leverage the latest mobile technologies to optimize their business for a lower initial cost than taxi-specific devices. However, there are a number of factors to consider when making the purchase decision.

    Sprint Network Upgrade May Cause Minor Service Issues

    Posted on May 29, 2014 5:06:00 PM

    Sprint is in the process of upgrading its entire US network. Regions will be upgraded one at a time over several years to ultimately improve coverage and service throughout the country.