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Olympics Shuts Down Non-Commercial Online Service That Helped People Get Tickets

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Another day, another story of Olympics insanity. Apparently the website for the London Olympics has a really awful interface that highlights tickets that are available. So, some enterprising coders quickly hacked together a better system, called 2012TicketAlert that would help alert people when new tickets were available. It was just...
Olympics Shuts Down Non-Commercial Online Service That Helped People Get Tickets

Apple Testing Notifications on iCloud Website

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Apple appears to be testing a notification service on the iCloud website. The test message appears at the top of the browser window upon logging into iCloud.com. Apple introduced a new notification system in iOS 5 and has announced that a similar feature will be coming to the Mac in...
Apple Testing Notifications on iCloud Website

Put Growl in your Notification Center with Hiss

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Growl is a notification app for OS X that predates the idea of Notification Center on OS X or iOS. I’ve used it for years, and it’s supported by a vast majority of Mac apps, including high-profile ones like the official Twitter client. When OS X 10.8 was announced,...
Put Growl in your Notification Center with Hiss
How to bend Mountain Lion's Notification Center to your will

Boxcar Raises $150K, Preps Push Notifications Service For Developers

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Real-time push notification service Boxcar, currently available on both iOS and Mac OS X, has just closed on a $150,000 seed round with Kima Ventures, bringing its total raise to date to $211,000. The additional funding will be used to grow the company’s consumer-facing services, expand to other platforms (Android...
Boxcar Raises $150K, Preps Push Notifications Service For Developers
Apple testing iOS-like notifications on iCloud.com
Kickstarter: Blink(1) Is A Teenie Weenie Thinger That Lights Up Because Something Happened

FCC begins tracking wireless carriers' implementation of bill shock notifications

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If you've ever mistaken your wireless bill for your phone number, only to discover a dollar sign in front of all those digits, you're far from alone. The CTIA estimates that one in six mobile subscribers have experienced bill shock, but thanks to the efforts of the nation's wireless...
FCC begins tracking wireless carriers' implementation of bill shock notifications

The Best Of Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7 Tablet, Nexus Q Home Entertaiment System, And More

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Google announced a slew of new products today at its annual developer conference, including the long-awaited Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q, a home media streamer for Android devices. Here's what you need to know.Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 The Best: Search Android's updated search function features a Siri-like Voice Search...
The Best Of Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7 Tablet, Nexus Q Home Entertaiment System, And More

Evernote adds Activity Stream and retina display support

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Evernote for Mac has just been updated with a brand new notification center and improved graphics for Macbook Retina displays. The new ‘Activity Stream’ works much the same way as the notification system used on Facebook or Spotify, updating users about any notebooks they happen to be sharing or have...
Evernote adds Activity Stream and retina display support

Why We Still Need the Open Source VLC Media Player

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The Monday Version 2.0.2 release of the free open source VLC media player points out a surprising hole in the age of the Internet video - there is still no universal standard for video formats and players. Fortunately, VLC is there to fill in the gaps among proprietary formats and...
Why We Still Need the Open Source VLC Media Player

This New App Will Give You The Scoop On Mitt Romney's VP Pick

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The Romney campaign launched a mobile smartphone app today that will let registered users know of Mitt Romney's vice presidential nomination first.  The app, appropriately called "Mitt's VP," will be the first official source of the news when Romney makes his VP selection. Some of the names rumored to be...
This New App Will Give You The Scoop On Mitt Romney's VP Pick
Apple testing iCloud website notifications, but why?

Quasar brings the glory of windowed apps to jailbroken iPads

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As much as I love the new iPad, I still find it tough to multitask on the device thanks to Apple’s focus on full-screen apps. Quasar, a new app for jailbroken iPads by Pedro Franceschi, makes the tablet act more like traditional operating systems by letting you juggle multiple...
Quasar brings the glory of windowed apps to jailbroken iPads

Buddy Platform jumps on board Urban Airship in push notification partnership

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Portland’s Urban Airship has sent out more than 10 billion push notifications to mobile devices since it was started. And most of those have been delivered to Android or iOS devices. A new partnership announced today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona between Urban Airship and Buddy Media —...
Buddy Platform jumps on board Urban Airship in push notification partnership
Android 4.1 leaked for Galaxy Nexus
5 Minutes on The Verge: Growl's Christopher Forsythe
Hiss for OS X Mountain Lion integrates Growl into Notification Center

Mountain Lion: Hands on with Notification Center

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For years, many Mac app developers have had to design their own ways to get your attention. The open-source project Growl helped save those developers from reinventing the wheel by creating a more general notification system supported by lots of apps. But with Mountain Lion, a true systemwide notification service...
Mountain Lion: Hands on with Notification Center

Facebook App Center to have 'Send to Mobile' app installs

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Facebook's forthcoming App Center portal will feature a "Send to Mobile" option, allowing users to purchase apps on a desktop or tablet and have a notification delivered to their phones. The feature duplicates capabilities already found in Google and Apple's app stores, but uses Facebook's notification system. The Send to...
Facebook App Center to have 'Send to Mobile' app installs

Mozilla building Firefox push notification system for the web

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Native applications still hold many benefits over their web counterparts, but Mozilla is looking to narrow that gap by building a push notification system that will allow websites to alert users on their desktop computers or mobile devices. Outlined by Mozilla developer Jeff Balogh, the system is fairly straightforward:...
Mozilla building Firefox push notification system for the web

Push notifications need to be smarter: Here’s how

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Push notifications are one of the key features of today’s smartphones. They constantly feed you information from a variety of services. From Twitter mentions to Facebook replies to e-mails to system notifications: they’re the daily dose for information addicts. And now they’re coming to the land of PC with Windows...
Push notifications need to be smarter: Here’s how
Nokia applies for skin-friendly haptic material patent, hints at notification system

Growl devs respond to Mountain Lion's Notification Center

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The next version of Mac OS X, codenamed Mountain Lion, was revealed last week. The update, which is still under development and is expected to arrive this Summer, brings a number of prominent features from Apple's iOS mobile platform to the desktop. One of the most significant iOS features...
Growl devs respond to Mountain Lion's Notification Center

[Poll] Do Developers Think Consumers Like Push Notifications?

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Easy, instant push notifications are a phenomenon of modern mobile technology. They deliver news, app updates, requests and prompts to users to complete an action. Mobile developers, marketers and advertisers all see push notifications as a key way to reach an audience at the most personal level: straight into their...
[Poll] Do Developers Think Consumers Like Push Notifications?

Mozilla developing push notification system for Firefox

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Mozilla is developing a push notification system for the company’s Firefox Web browser. The system will allow users to receive notifications from any website, even if the site is not open in a tab or window. The system will also be able to relay push notifications to mobile devices....
Mozilla developing push notification system for Firefox
Improving Metro's notification system - Verge Forums
Rdio rolls out new notification system and custom artwork for playlists

Caterina Fake Launches Pinwheel, Which Lets You Leave Notes Around The World

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Caterina Fake, who previously cofounded Flickr and Hunch, has launched a new startup called Pinwheel, which lets you leave vitrtual notes around the world. She announced the launch on her personal blog earlier today. Enter the Internet of things, where you can choose to follow people, places or things. The notes...
Caterina Fake Launches Pinwheel, Which Lets You Leave Notes Around The World
'Copyright cop' anti-piracy ISP system delayed once again
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