How to Get iPhone Alerts for Upcoming Holidays

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Father’s Day is right around the corner, and if you need to be reminded about it before it’s too late, here’s how you can receive iPhone alerts for upcoming holidays, including Father’s Day and beyond. I’m sure this happened to you last month: You reminded yourself that, yes, Mother’s Day was coming up, but you […]

How to Stop Facebook Notifications for Comment on Top Post

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Facebook started a new notification system for groups that alert users when people comment on a top post in a Facebook Group. Even if you limit Facebook notifications to Friends’ Posts, group members will see these new comment notifications on the web and on iPhone or Android. Here’s how to turn off Facebook notifications for […]

How to Customize the Mac Notification Center

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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 Get iPhone Notifications for Almost Anything

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If you’re looking for an all-in-one solution for getting notifications, here’s how to receive iPhone notifications for almost anything. Most — if not all — iPhone apps have the ability to notify you about something. If it’s a sports app, it’ll provide you with scores and news alerts. If it’s banking app, it’ll notify you […]

How to Get iPhone Notifications for School Delays & Closings

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If you live in an area that gets snowed on heavily during the winter months, here’s how to receive notifications on your iPhone when there are school delays and closings. If you live on the east coast or in the midwest, snow is inevitable during winter, and with enough snow, it’s possible for schools to […]

How to Disable Lockscreen Notifications on the Nexus 6

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Google’s Nexus 6 running the completely revamped Android 5.0 Lollipop update is finally available from multiple carriers in the United States, and shipping from both Motorola.com and the Google Play Store. Now that the handset is making its way to buyers, many will likely want to change some of the settings or features on the […]

How to Customize Notification Center in iOS 8

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One of the big new features in iOS 8 is the improved Notification Center. The design remains largely unchanged from iOS 7, but it includes more options for customizability. However, one big difference is the change in tabs at the top. iOS 7 used to have three tabs, which consist of “Today,” “All” and “Missed.” In […]

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 […]