Tag Archive: Notification


How to Add Siri Results into Notification Center on Mac

We already know that Siri for Mac has a litany of commands and capabilities, but did you know that you can pin a Siri search result into the Mac Notifications Center panel? For example, if you ask Siri for the weather, you can pin the result, which will update on the fly, into the Notifications … Read More

Monitor System Stats, CPU Temp, Fan Speed in Mac Notification Center

Many Mac users like to keep a watchful eye on their system stats, including processor utilization, memory usage, disk activity, network usage, CPU temperature, fan speed, and perhaps battery stats. The Activity Monitor Dock icon offers one way to do this, but it’s on a limited basis, so if you’d rather see all kinds of … Read More

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Monitor System Stats, CPU Temp, Fan Speed in Mac Notification Center

Many Mac users like to keep a watchful eye on their system stats, including processor utilization, memory usage, disk activity, network usage, CPU temperature, fan speed, and perhaps battery stats. The Activity Monitor Dock icon offers one way to do this, but it’s on a limited basis, so if you’d rather see all kinds of … Read More

Pro Tip: Sort by date and app and never miss a Mac notification again

Like iOS, OS X has its own Notifications Center to keep you abreast of all the stuff going on in your world, from calendar events to reminders. Unlike iOS, OS X El Capitan defaults to a date sorting system that groups all your Notifications together by the date they were triggered. That’s super handy if […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Handy new app turns Notification Center into messaging machine

“I’m leaving” is a message I probably send way too often, but not as often as “I’m here.” It’s just become routine whenever I’m making plans or picking someone up. It’s not necessarily a burden, but it’d be a nice…

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Here’s how to put your Instagram feed in Notification Center

If you’re like me, you probably spend a lot of time in Instagram during the day. In fact, if you’re like me, you probably spend so much time in Instagram that you wish it was integrated right into iOS, just…

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How to enable that sexy new iTunes Notification Center widget

The advent of iTunes 12.1 gave us a sweet new widget that lets you control iTunes from the Notification Center’s Today section, without ever having to switch to the app itself. You can even favorite songs and buy currently playing…

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Here’s what Apple should do to fix Notification Center

  I have very few complaints about iOS 8, and based on casual conversations I’ve had with friends plus the high percentage of users who have upgraded to Apple’s latest mobile OS, I’d suggest the same thing is true across…

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Show & Hide Notification Center Widgets in Today View of Mac OS X

The Mac Notification Center gained widgets in OS X Yosemite, which are revealed when the Notification Center is opened and the “Today” view is chosen. This looks and functions a bit like Widgets in iOS, and these widgets range from World Clock, Calculator, Weather, Reminders, Calendar, Stocks, Social, and an to an iTunes widget, but … Read More

Trick out your iPhone with Notification Center widgets

How to rule your iPhone’s Notification Center with widgets Swipe down from the top of your iPhone (or iPad) screen and you’ll see the new iOS 8 Notification Center. It’s got two sections, Notifications on the right and Today on…

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