Tag Archive: Notification


Fast Toggles Is Like A Jailbroken Notification Center For Your Mac

One of the best things in the new iOS7 beta is Command Center, which lets you toggle Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, the flashlight (on the iPhone anyway), AirDrop and others from one quick-to-access place. Fast Toggles wants to do the same and more, only on your Mac. The utility gives you a bunch of apps that you […]

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Reply To iMessages From Notification Center In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

Reply To iMessagesOf course you know already that you can send iMessages to your iOS or OS X using friends and family via the Notification Center, because we told you that a while ago. Did you know, however, that you can reply to iMessages sent to you in that very same Notification Center? If not, read on […]

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Control Center App Gives Android Users An iOS 7 Notification Center Experience

controlcenterandroid  Curious to see what the next version of iOS will be like but don’t have an iPhone? Now there’s an app on Google Play called Control Center that brings the iOS 7 Control Center user experience to Android phones. The app functions pretty much identical to the Control Center found on iOS 7 except […]

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Control Center App Gives Android Users An iOS 7 Notification Center Experience

controlcenterandroid  Curious to see what the next version of iOS will be like but don’t have an iPhone? Now there’s an app on Google Play called Control Center that brings the iOS 7 Control Center user experience to Android phones. The app functions pretty much identical to the Control Center found on iOS 7 except […]

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Send iMessages From Notification Center In Mavericks Beta [OS X Tips]

Notification Center To MessagesOne of the coolest things about Messages is the cross-device functionality, in that you can send messages to and from your Mac and your iOS devices. I use it while at work to chat with folks who text me from their iPhone; it’s a really handy way to avoid using a tiny screen while at […]

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Gmail App For iOS Updated With Improved Inbox And Better Notification Settings

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Following Gmail’s snazzy addition of categories for easily filtering your inbox mail, the Gmail iOS app has also been updated to support the functionality.

On the web, the way Gmail’s new inbox works is pretty simple. At the top of your Gmail inbox, you’ll have a number of customizable tabs. For example, you could set-up a tab for your social network notifications, and another for your closest friends, and another for  [Read More…]

New Pebble Update Brings Notification Improvements, UI Tweaks & More

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The Pebble smartwatch has just received a new software update that makes a number of improvements to notifications, tweaks the device’s user interface, and fixes numerous bugs. It also adds a new watch face called Simplicity.

Here’s the complete list of changes with PebbleOS version 1.11:

What’s New

Improved Notification UI Allows multiple notifications to be viewed if they arrive within a short time frame Improved Set Time UI Added the option  [Read More…]

Haunting Melissa, A Horror Series Delivered Via Push Notification

Haunting Melissa is a horror “movie” which is dripped into your real, everyday life by your iPad or your iPhone. Instead of sitting down for an hour and a half and watching the story unfold, the story comes in episodes.

The twist is that the snippets are delivered at unexpected times, and you’re told about them through push notifications sent to your iDevice.

Veteran storyteller Neal Edelstein has reinvented filmmaking in a way that brings the power of  [Read More…]

Mastering Notification Center On Your Mac [Feature]

My desktop is rarely this clean.

My desktop is rarely this clean.

Notification Center, introduced with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, has quickly become an integral part of the Mac OS experience, replacing third-party apps like Growl and the like with a built-in system for notifying you of system and other events on your Mac.

Let’s take a look, then, at five tips and tricks to help you get the most out of  [Read More…]

Mastering Notification Center: Dump It Entirely From Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Get Rid of Notification Center

While I think I’m finally coming to terms with Notification Center, and it’s becoming a normal part of my daily work routine, there are some folks out there who may not like it at all.

For those people, here’s a pretty simple way to get rid of the Notification Center from your Mac, menu bar icon and all.

Launch Terminal from the Utilities folder, which is in  [Read More…]