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News Bytelaunched at the D: All Things Digital conference earlier this year. She has also worked at both Netflix and Microsoft, and was the co-creator of Bubblegum, a photo-sharing application.
News ByteSeamless, the popular Web site for placing food takeout and delivery orders, has launched an iPad app after seeing mobile sales increase to more than 25 percent of all transactions, up from 1 percent just two years ago. The free app features slider tabs instead of drop-down menus for selecting cuisines, the option to rate restaurants, and more prominent photos of venues and food items than are currently on the Web site. Seamless operates in 12 U.S. metro areas, including New York, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Austin; following its acquisition of Menupages, it claims 40,000 restaurant menus in its database. Seamless CEO Jonathan Zabusky says the company plans to launch an Android version of the tablet app sometime this year.
News Bytewait for an official Microsoft Office app to come to iPad, here’s something that might help in the interim: OnLive Desktop Plus, a premium, $4.99-a-month version of the OnLive Desktop app for iPad and other tablet devices. The newest version of the app offers a cloud-based Internet Explorer 9, Adobe Flash, and PDF capabilities, in addition to the full Office suite and the “accelerated browsing experience” that OnLive created for fast pushing and pulling of data on a remote-access desktop.