The notification system in iOS is useful, but it can get a little overwhelming sometimes. Luckily, there is a way to disable notifications on a per-app basis, so that you can retain notifications for useful things like to-do reminders while cutting down on less-useful ones. Read more »
Trackle, which enables users to set up alerts for a wide variety of topics such as new job postings, flight prices, home listings, local events and more, is building out community search and discovery service for that kind of information. Read more »
iPhone OS 3.0 brings a lot of new features to the table, but I could’ve easily gone on living without all of them, copy and paste included, except for push notifications. Push is the killer feature that elevates the iPhone platform to a whole new level of usability, both as a standalone device, and as a piece of companion hardware to your existing workstation setup.
The iPhone has taken the place of an entire screen in my current home office configuration, freeing up a whole display for more productive use. Here’s a breakdown of the apps that make this possible, and how I use them. Read more »
Remember when you had to click on an application to make it active, and hit refresh in order to find out if anything new had happened? It’s been a long while now, since most desktop programs can run in the background and notify you when something […] Read more »
There are plenty of great apps out there vying to help the forgetful, from dedicated to-do list and reminder apps like WWD favorite Remember the Milk, to the task and calendar systems in Google Docs and MS Office. New alerts and reminders app task.fm, launching into […] Read more »
There are many ways to keep on top of app releases. You could, for instance, just visit the app store on your iPhone and sort the lists by release date. You could also try AppSniper, an application designed solely with keeping tabs on iPhone releases and […] Read more »
I’m working my fanny off in a green company called SpringStar. We’re focused on pesticide-free pest management. We’re not a start-up. We’ve been around since 1998, but a year ago we re-energized, changed management, etc. Today we’re using insect communications to lure and trap pests, confuse […] Read more »