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Now You Can Hail a New York City Cab With Your Smartphone

Yellow Taxi cab, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Yellow Taxi cab, Manhattan, New York City, USA.

Here’s how the app ZabKab works for passengers: “One tap of the hail button and taxicab drivers instantly see where you are so they can come straight to you.” And then through the power of cell-phone technology and a bit of magic, a wave of cabs will descend upon you — the almighty cab signal sender. CNBC reports that ZabKab was able to circumvent Taxi & Limousine Commission regulations against pre-arranging a ride with a medallion taxi because the application merely allows taxis to locate customers.

Now You Can Hail an NYC Cab With Your Smartphone