Tag Archive: Notification


How to Enable the iTunes Notification Center Widget in OS X

Mac users who are running the newest version of iTunes in OS X Yosemite can choose to enable an optional iTunes widget in Notification Center. Despite being the primary change to iTunes 12.1, the widget is not enabled or shown by default on any of the Macs I’ve updated, which is likely to be the … Read More

iTunes 12.1 gives Mac users a sexy new Notification Center widget

It’s been over six months since Apple first unveiled iTunes 12, the latest major release of its multimedia mega-app. Updates since then have been few and far between, but today, Apple unveiled the first major update to iTunes 12: iTunes…Read more ›

You can now play Minesweeper in Notification Center!

Although it’s a Windows game, I’ve never met anyone without a sweet spot for Minesweeper, the addictive little puzzle game that Microsoft debuted in Windows 3.1. Sadly, though, it never came to the Mac. But if you love a good…Read more ›

Turn Notification Center into a game with this fun iOS 8 widget

Apple’s introduction of widgets in iOS 8 has already created some great new tools for iPhone users, but if you’d like to add a little fun to your Notification Center, Overglide has a widget adds a widget to the boring place…Read more ›

This free iOS 8 widget lets you use Notification Center as a notepad

I love interactive Notification Center widgets. Widgets that let me use Notification Center like a quick entry form for my best used apps. Stuff like PCalc’s calculator widget that gives functionality to users that Apple seems conflicted about. That’s why…Read more ›

This Notification Center widget is like iStats Menu for your iPhone

On my aging 2009 iMac, one of my favorite apps is iStats Menu, which lets me see at a glance which of the various programs I have running has slowed my desktop down to a crawl. And I have to…Read more ›

App widgets in OS X Yosemite will make Notification Center useful at last

iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite are designed to work closely together. Just like iOS 8, third-party developers are even encouraged to write extensions and widgets for their Mac apps. The result is a more seamless experience between an app’s…Read more ›

How to Add, Remove, & Rearrange Widgets in Notification Center of iOS

Notification Center on the iPhone and iPad has long included items like Stocks, Reminders, Calendar, a Today summary, and a Tomorrow summary, and now new versions of iOS allow for third party widgets to be added as well. But since not every widget and notification panel applies to everyone, you may want to adjust what … Read More

Get iOS 8′s Notification Center on iOS 7 with this slick jailbreak tweak

iOS 7′s Notification Center is useful, but Apple’s made a number of improvements in iOS 8. For one thing, they dropped the ‘Missed’ tab, which was always next to useless. There’s also support for third-party widgets in Today View, as…Read more ›

See how Notification Center looks and works in OS X Yosemite

Yosemite is one of the biggest updates to OS X we’ve seen in recent years, bringing fresh looks and a slew of new features. This video takes a look at how Notification Center looks and works in OS X Yosemite,…Read more ›