Facebook is rolling out an updated notifications tab today that puts local news, upcoming events, and other miscellaneous information next to the…
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There’s no better way for a company to capture someone’s attention than sending a notification to that person’s smartphone. We’ve turned into…
If you’re lucky enough to have Android 5.0 Lollipop on your phone or tablet, you might be wondering where to find silent mode. It’s still there, but it’s under a different name: Priority Notifications.
Notifyr pushes iOS notifications to a Mac through Bluetooth, but you can’t take any action without pulling out your phone.
Twitter looks to be experimenting with a new account that will provide breaking news alerts to users — but why does it need to do this when the whole network functions as a breaking news alert system already?
When I jumped in a river with my cellphone in my pocket, it forced me to take a kind of vacation from the internet and real-time connections — and while I didn’t have any huge epiphanies, I learned a thing or two about myself.
A major backlash on Twitter and Reddit erupted after the NYPD issued an AMBER alert for an abducted 7-month-old boy, prompting some users to turn the system off entirely. Are we doing this wrong?
Like you and millions of others, I find myself trapped inside notification hell. Emails, notifications, tweets, text and instant Messages, Facebook Alerts — are part of our over-notified self. Here is a video that does a great job of capturing this notification hell we live in.
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.