Want to enter your Uber destinations faster? All you have to do is hand over information on your entire life.
Uber on Wednesday began rolling out a calendar integration that will take addresses listed for your meetings, flights and other events and offer them up as destinations in the Uber app. The feature will be available to all users globally within the next few weeks.
The feature is part of Uber’s revamped app, which started letting users set their destinations as people, not places, in late December.
“When you’ve got to be somewhere, every minute counts. And digging to find an address, then copying and pasting it into the Uber app doesn’t get you there any faster. Starting today, we’ll save you the hassle with the rollout of our new Calendar Shortcuts,” Uber Associate Product Manager Miraj Rahematpura wrote in a blog post announcing the new program. Read more…