Taxometer - the mobile taxi cab fare calculator by Apps for the Eye (iPhone)
Released: Dec 10, 2009
Version: 2.0.3
Size: 3 MB
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Taxometer - the mobile taxi cab fare calculator

Apps for the Eye
Taxometer – The mobile Taxi Fare calculator!

Why Taxometer?

Because Taxometer gives you the best, most accurate fare prices in major cities across the globe.
With a reliable driver and no unforeseen delays, you can expect an accuracy of over 90%.

With this App you can find out the cost of a taxi journey before it begins!

Whether on holiday, after a night out with friends or on business trips in foreign cities – there will be no surprises after using a taxi to reach your destination.

Taxometer is able to calculate the price of any taxi fare in 300 cities in 35 countries all over the world. There are rates for all major cities in the USA, Canada, Australia, Europe …and more!

Call the appropriate Taxi Company direct from the Taxometer and describe the route you wish to take as shown to you by the App’s map and written directions.

Were you celebrating at the weekend and wonder if the cash you have for the journey home is enough? Is going to the nearest ATM necessary? The Taxometer can give you the answer straight away.

Do you sometimes need a quick and easy way to show the taxi driver where you want to go to? Use the exclusive ‘Drunken-Mode’ on the Taxometer to calculate the route home with just one ‘shake’ of your hand held phone.

With Taxometer you always travel in the right direction!

Reviews: writes:
“A ‘practical’ additional feature: The Drunken-Mode. The application has your home address stored so that when you want to calculate the taxi fare ride home from your current location, Taxometer just needs to be started and shaken. All you have to do then is push the big button that appears on the screen to call the taxi company.” writes:
“Thanks to the iPhone App Taxometer, you never need to pay higher prices than you should for a taxi ride ever again.” writes:
“The absolute highlight of the App is without a doubt the Drunken-Mode: Overall the App is very user friendly - the Drunken-Mode and taxi fare cost overview functions in particular. “

Financial-Times Germany writes:
“For drunken control freaks Taxometer has another great feature: simply shake the iPhone when it is in ‘Drunken-Mode’ and the app will calculate the shortest route home.” writes:
“The money has almost run out, the last train has gone – The iPhone App Taxometer helps to get you out of awkward situations.”

- A database with 150 taxi fares in Germany and over 270 Worldwide.
The taxi fare for a route will be calculated and clearly illustrated by Taxometer.

- Trips can be calculated for all tariff zones and countries in advance (at home or by using hotel WLAN) when no mobile Internet is available.

- The start and destination addresses can be entered manually or can be automatically selected from the phone book, favorites or history.

- The map view quickly and clearly displays the start point and destination together with the estimated cost. There is a Twitter icon to send your ride information to the world.

- A detailed but easy-to-read price list also appears on the page with the price per unit distance, duration, and the expected final price and the cost of leaving the taxi waiting.

- To adjust the journey details to suit your own needs. For example choosing to avoid or use highways.

- Drunken-Mode – By using the acclaimed Drunken-Mode, a previously stored address can be quickly recovered and the fare from the current location calculated. Only shake the phone!

- For all fare zones, the main taxi companies are displayed and a direct call to the firm of your choice can be made directly from the App.

What's new in version 2.0.3
Crashfix when using a POI search.
- POI search is disabled now for a fast update. We are working on it to bring it back soon.
Our verdict: Meh!
  • Taxometer - the mobile taxi cab fare calculator is a poorly rated app (2-star).
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