notifications

Sort Notification Center Items By Time To Make Them More Useful

Mac: By default, the Notification Center on Mac sorts items manually. That’s fine for many people, but if you’d prefer to sort notifications with the most recent notification at the top, iDownloadBlog points to a setting you might have missed.


Invoke Specific Notification Center Views With A Keyboard Shortcut

Notification Center is a useful feature for Mac users, and it’s easy enough to create a keyboard shortcut to pull it up by just hopping into the Keyboard Shortcuts menu in System Preferences. But if you’d prefer to invoke a specific view setting, iDownloadBlog shows off how.


How To Turn Off The Annoying Chirping Sounds In The Facebook App

Over the last couple days, an update for the Facebook app on iOS and Android has been rolling out. You may have noticed one very distinct change: weird chirping sounds. Here is how you can turn them off in iOS and Android.


LogDog Checks Popular Services For Suspicious Logins

Android: Sites like Google and Facebook tell you about recent logins, so you can make sure no one else is accessing your accounts. Instead of checking individual sites, LogDog consolidates all those logs in one place.


Spotify4Me Controls Spotify From Yosemite's Notification Center

Mac: One of the best elements of OS X Yosemite is the widgets in Notification Center. If you’re a Spotify user, Spotify4Me stuffs a tiny little widget in Notification Center for controlling the app.


Calendar Events Notifier Nags You About Your Important Meetings

Android: Calendars may be helpful for keeping track of what’s going on when, but they’re not always the best at making sure you remember when you need to do something. Calendar Events Notifier beefs up those notifications.


Pushbullet Responds To Android Notification Actions From The Desktop

Android: One of the most useful features of Android’s notifications is the ability to perform actions like archiving an email or “favoriting” a tweet from the notification. Now, Pushbullet can take those same actions with its mirrored notifications.


What Apps Do You Have Push Notifications Enabled For?

Push notifications can be evil — they tend to distract us while also killing the battery on our mobile devices. So we’re curious about your perspective: what apps are worth having push notifications enabled for?


Omnistat Puts A System Monitor In Your iPhone's Notification Center

iOS: Sometimes, you just want to know everything that’s going on with your iPhone or iPad. Omnistat is an app that does just that. It gives you lots of info about your device, and it displays it all right in the Notification Center.


Schedule Quiet Times On Your Mac With These Automator Apps

Mac: Do Not Disturb is great on a Mac, but it doesn’t really quiet down everything. If you want to set Do Not Disturb to run on a schedule alongside disabling your volume, WonderHowTo shows you how with an Automator app.