Notifications

Android Notifications Are Better Than the iPhone’s, Do You Agree?

In the latest episode of Processor, a weekly YouTube show by The Verge’s Dieter Bohn, it has been argued that Android is doing a better job of providing tools for curating your notifications than the iPhone. "Android has a way of doing things that make notifications more “humane” than what’s possible on the iPhone”, says Bohn...

Facebook Launches Personalized Notifications Tab for Mobile

Facebook has announced it is rolling out an expanded, personalized notifications tab within the Facebook iOS and Android app. What this means is that alongside your notifications, US users (for now) will be able to see and customize information such as friends' birthdays and life events, sport scores, and TV reminders based on the Facebook...

Apple Watch Guide: Accessing Glances & Notifications [VIDEO]

The Apple Watch, much like other iOS devices offers you a quick way to view your Notifications. It also allows you to have what essentially a bunch of widgets in what Apple calls Glances. To see your notifications you simply swipe down on the Apple Watch from the watch face screen. You can then scroll through […]

Some Apple Watch Users with Tattoos Report Sensing Issues

A small number of Apple Watch users with arm sleeve tattoos are reporting sensing issues, with the watch locking up every time the screen goes dark and prompting the user for the passcode. According to one Reddit user, he wouldn’t receive notifications even when the watch was in contact with his skin, that is tattooed with black ink. On the...

How To Fix Apple Watch Notifications That Are Not Working [VIDEO]

With the initial Apple Watch launch over, some of those who've been using their shiny new devices since Friday are reporting a few bugs. This shouldn't come as a surprise, since this is a first generation product running Watch OS 1.0. Some people - including myself - have been having issues with getting notifications on...

Apple Testing New Notification Feature in iOS Maps App?

According to a MacRumors report based on some screenshots captured by a blog reader, Apple is currently testing a new notification feature in its iOS Maps application, apparently informing users of fixed problems that previously existed. The user who provided the screenshots, had reported an error to Apple in the Maps app on April 6th, and was notified by...

How to Setup Pebble iOS 7 Notifications the Right Way [Tutorial]

Yesterday, Pebble Smartwatch app version 1.3.0 went live in the App Store, introducing smartwatch firmware v1.13.0 with support for Apple Notification Center Service (ANCS) for iOS 7 users, which now makes it possible to get every single notification from the iPhone to your Pebble. However, when you install the latest Pebble iOS app, you are presented with...