Facebook for Android Update Brings Real-Time Push Notifications

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Tired of those delayed notifications for when friends comment on your photos or write on your wall? Facebook heard you and is now rolling out an update for the Android platform that brings a number of enhancements, including an overall to its notification system to feature real-time push notifications to alert you of new items […]

How You Can Keep Up with News Using Mobile Technology

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I have to be honest, despite a background in political science–which was the basis of my undergraduate studies–I am horrible at keeping up to date with breaking non-tech news; as a technology blogger, I already have a hard enough time as it is writing about and staying in the loop with gadget releases so even […]

RIM Pushes Push Notifications for Beta BlackBerry Twitter App

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Push notifications are now being enabled on the RIM-developed Twitter app for the company’s BlackBerry smartphones. The beta, now in version 1.1, now brings a number of new features in addition to push notifications for direct messages and mentions, denoted with the @name usage. Now, direct messages are now threaded in conversation view so you […]

Push Notifications Coming Soon to Third-Party Symbian, MeeGo Apps

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Nokia has announced that the Notifications API has been released and is now available for third-party applications developer to integrate into their applications for use on the Symbian and MeeGo operating system platforms. The Notifications API is available as a plug-in for the Nokia Qt SDK and allows for apps like instant messenger (IM) apps, […]