Google is making a push to show Glass as a great tool for travel with the addition of TripIt, Foursquare, and Open Table apps for the $1,500 face computer (that's in addition to Field Trip, Word Lens, Google Now, Search and Maps). Looks like they're actually trying to sell it.
You just finished a delicious meal. You're itching to move on to the next spot to get more drinks. Or you're hoping to wrap up your meal so you can pay the sitter. Or maybe you just want to get the hell out of the restaurant just because. Whatever it is, you spend a snail's lifetime trying to flag down the waitress…
No one hates OpenTable. No one finds it small or inconsequential or twee, as so many modern startups or services can be. No one thinks it does a bad job, or that it treats its users as property or hostages. On an internet that takes no greater joy than in being the first (or millionth) person to say something sucks,…
Have you been trying to get a table a Babbo since the beginning of time? Stop calling that snooty hostess incessantly a month in advance. Instead, try Rezhound, a new site that will alert you when a spot opens up on OpenTable.
Foursquare and OpenTable have reached across the great wide Internet and partnered up on reservations. About time!
Dragon Go! is a new mobile app that brings Nuance-quality voice search to the iPhone. You can search Google, Wikipedia, Yelp, YouTube and more without typing a single letter on your keyboard.
Yelp has plenty of restaurant reviews, OpenTable lets you make reservations at many of those restaurants, and now you can make those OpenTable reservations directly from the Yelp website. A perfectly logical union. [NYT]
Finding restaurants, learning recipes, hunting down local food, eating with a conscience, feigning culinary expertise, and everything else food: Welcome to this week's Friday iPhone apptacular, Taste Test edition.
OpenTable is a great website that lets you reserve tables at restaurants without having to deal with calling and being put on hold and, you know, talking to another human being. You simply choose your restaurant, the date, and the time you want, and it'll tell you when the closest available reservation is available.…