How to Customize the Mac Notification Center


Introduced with OS X Mountain Lion in 2012, the Notification Center quickly became a big feature for Mac users. Here’s how to customize it and get the most out of it. The Mac Notification Center can be accessed by clicking the Notification Center icon up in the very top-right corner of the screen. This will […]

How to Customize iOS 7’s New Notification Center

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One of the big new features in iOS 7 is the new Notification Center. Instead of just one view when you drag it down from the top, it now includes three different views that you can switch between using the tabs at the top, which consist of “Today,” “All” and “Missed.” Furthermore, you can also […]

iOS 7 Today: A Smarter Notification Center (Video)

The new iOS 7 Notification Center includes a Today mode that offers fast access to your info.

The Notification Center in iOS 7 brings a brand new Today mode that borrows some of the Google Now predictive features and combines the information you need to know today into a one-stop shop for your calendar, reminders, weather and more. The iPhone Notification Center is still a swipe down from the top for access […]

iOS 7 is iWatch & SmartWatch Ready

iOS 7 offers access to the Notification Center to smartwatches like the Pebble, and possibly the rumored iWatch in the future.

Apple’s new iOS 7 update isn’t just a facelift for the iPhone software, it’s adding features that will make smartwatch owners happy and showing that Apple is ready and welcoming for connected watches and health monitors. It could also point to the groundwork for the rumored iWatch. Apple quietly showed off better Bluetooth LE support during the […]

How To Customize the iPhone Notification Center for Productivity

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Notifications are a helpful feature of the iPhone that keep users alerted with important messages. But too many notifications are unnecessary and more of a nuisance than are helpful. By default many notifications are in notification center, which is the best place to receive alerts. While notification center is a great tool, it loses its utility when overrun with too many pointless […]

How to Set Up Twitter in iOS 6 to Tweet & Share Faster

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The iOS 6 update adds new features to Twitter iPhone integration, providing more reasons for users to connect Twitter to the iPhone or iPad. This guide will show how to set up Twitter in iOS 6 on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for faster access to the social network. It’s worth adding Twitter to […]

How to Set Up Facebook in iOS 6


iOS 6 allows users to connect Facebook to the iPhone for easier posting and sharing of photos and links. This guide will show how to set up Facebook in iOS 6 on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and how it makes sharing via the social network simpler. Thanks to Facebook integration in iOS 6, […]

How To Remove an App From the iPhone Notification Center

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The iPhone notification center is a great way to stay on top of notifications, but with app after app asking for access it can easily get cluttered. Removing an app from the iPhone notification center is easy to do, and you don’t need to uninstall the app to stop the notifications. Luckily with a few housekeeping tips […]

Why I Want a Do Not Disturb Feature for the iPhone 5

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Apple’s latest software update to OS X Mountain Lion, the next version of Mac software, includes an incredibly handy Notification Center feature — a do not disturb option. The new do not disturb feature makes it simple to turn off all notifications on the notebook so I can focus on work instead of seeing software updates and […]

Top 11 iOS 6 Features We Want on the iPhone 5

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The iPhone 5 can’t get here soon enough, but the software that powers the new iPhone is just as important as the hardware itself, and we can expect a look at it in just a few months. iOS 6, the next version of the software that will come to the iPhone 4S and the new iPad, […]

3 Mountain Lion Features I Want on the iPhone and iPad Today

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There’s a lot of talk about the iOS-ification of OS X with the release of the Mountain Lion preview, but relatively little about what Mountain Lion means for iOS 5.1 and the future of iOS. Now that I’ve had time to use Mountain Lion on my MacBook Air, there are a number of new OS […]

OS X Mountain Lion: Review Roundup–The Cloud is In


On Thursday, Apple gave developers a preview of what it was working on with its next-generation desktop-class operating system known as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Mountain Lion, as it is commonly referred to, will succeed the current version of the Mac OS called OS X 10.7 Lion. Rather than hosting a larger media event, […]

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

If you own an iPhone, you’ve probably gotten a few notifications in your time. You know, those messages that pop up alerting you to things like email, Facebook friend requests, text messages, or a Twitter response. Lots of applications use these push notifications and with the release of iOS 5, Apple has included something called […]

iOS 5: How to Use Notification Center

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Apple’s iOS 5 release date is finally here today. I’m really excited to see how the new Notification Center will change one of the worst elements in iOS 5. Android handles Notifications better than iOS 4, but Apple seems to have caught up with Notification Center – the place where you see all of your […]

Jailbreakers Hack iOS 5 Notification Center, Adds Working Custom Widgets


Just shortly after developers have tackled Apple’s new Android-styled Notification Center to create a proof-of-concept widget that merely displays ‘Hello World,’ hackers now have attacked Notification Center to bring fully-functional widgets to iOS 5 via jailbreaking. In addition to the standard Apple pre-loaded weather and stock ticker widgets, developers have now added a third row […]