5 iOS 8 Features Android Users Will Love

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This morning Apple announced the highly anticipated iOS 8 software update for all the iPhone and iPad users out there, and it was stuffed full of brand new features, improved security, and tons of developer friendly changes. Everyone borrows from everyone these days and earlier we mentioned 5 Features iOS 8 Borrowed from Android, but […]

Top 10 Mobile Pet Peeves We’re Probably Stuck With

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Mobile tech has changed so much about the way most us of stay in touch, stay connected, and stay tuned in to the world around us. Go anywhere at anytime and you see folks with smartphones (and sometimes tablets) checking in, reading, watching video, and basically having their snoot stuck into a mobile device with […]

How to Use the Galaxy Note 3 Camera Flash for Notifications

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When it comes to getting alerts and notifications on your Galaxy Note 3 for incoming calls and text messages, there’s multiple different options available. From ringtones to custom vibrate modes and more. There’s also one more you’ve probably seen before from many iPhone owners. And that’s the camera flash. Setting your phone on silent mode […]

Google Now for iOS Achieves Near Parity with Android

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Google is updating its Search App for iOS 7 that will bring functionality almost, but not quite, on par with the native Android version. The 3.1.0 update will feature Notifications on iOS for the first time, a feature that has kept this key Google service from being truly useful on an iOS device. Notifications 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 […]

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Image Hints at Notifications Tile

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One of the features that’s so far been absent on Windows Phone 8 and that’s been requested by users of the platform is a unified notifications system, similar to the notifications drawer on rival iOS and Android platforms. Microsoft had confessed that it had ran out of time in creating a unified notifications system when […]

3 Always-On Features Coming to the Moto X And What That May Mean For You

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The leaks surrounding Motorola’s hotly anticipated Moto X flagship continue to make waves, and now we’re learning of three new features that will be introduced with the smartphone, including new always-on voice commands, intuitive notifications, and gestures to quickly launch and activate the camera for mobile photographers. The Moto X is expected to debut in […]

HTC First Hands-On With Facebook Home UI (Video)

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We got a chance to take the HTC First for a spin today, which is the first official ‘Facebook phone’ that comes pre-loaded with the Facebook Home user interface. Though you can download the Facebook Home UI as a replacement for your widgets and pre-loaded UI on some of the more popular Android phones starting […]

Notification Alerts Show How Apple Could Improve for iOS 7

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With each new version of iOS, Apple delivers an upgrade to parts of the user experience and this Notification Center mock-up shows one of the features we hope Apple includes in iOS 7. If Apple follows their pattern for software releases, expect to see iOS 6.1 arrive this Spring and the announcement of iOS 7 […]

Thoughts After a Day of Apple Update Frenzy

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Remember the days of old when upgrading a computer used to take a day if not more? Of course if you’re a gadget geek and you had multiple computers to update then you were looking at a considerable time investment to get things up to speed with whatever the latest and greatest. I used to […]

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 […]

FCC Hoping to End Bill Shock With New Alert System

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The FCC is hoping to protect American wireless consumers from unsightly–and unexpected–high cellular phone and data bills with a new alert system that would warn mobile subscribers when you’re near your limits. With the nation’s two largest national carriers AT&T and Verizon Wireless having already moved to tiered and metered data plans, the FCC’s alert […]

T-Mobile Apologizes for Pushing Notification Bar Ads on Android Handsets

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After creating an uproar among its subscribers for pushing out advertisement for its own T-Mobile VIP Zone service to the Android notification bar operating under T-Mobile USA’s network, the nation’s fourth largest carrier is now apologizing for its actions and states that it has stopped all advertising push to the notification bar. Users had begun […]

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

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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 iPad Notifications

How to Turn Off iPad Notifications

Ever been watching a movie on your iPad or iPad 2 only to get interrupted by a push notification with some useless information from some app you rarely use? I have. Ever been sitting on the couch trying to get some work done on your tablet only to get interrupted by a notification containing the […]

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 […]