sab in v3 you can set up your pages to look exactly how you want them by using components. The Local Extension (ti-ext-local) has two separate components for the search bar and local box unlike in v2. So you can choose to build your homepage however you want with the search bar or not.
sab also for orders that come in, does it make a sound?
I'm working on a notification system for TastyIgniter that will allow push notifications to different channels.