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Facebook's New Mobile Notifications Look A Lot Like Google Now

Android/iOS: Today, Facebook announced that your mobile notifications will get a huge overhaul. In addition to a new look, Facebook is adding information like sports scores, reminders, and tons more.

Fix OS X's Obnoxious Birthday Reminders With Two Clicks

If you’re an OS X user, you’ve probably seen a number of birthday reminders pop up in your Notification Center. If you’re not a fan of these, Lifehacker alumnus Adam Dachis shows you how to turn them off.

Aura Turns Gmail Alerts Into OS X Native Notifications

Mac: You can set up notifications for Gmail in a variety of ways. But if you prefer the web app to a desktop app you can’t easily get native notification support. Aura makes that possible.

Klok Stuffs Multiple Timezone Clocks Into The Notification Center

iPhone: Converting between timezones can be tricky sometimes. If you’re looking for a simple way to glance at the time across the world, Klok is a Notification Center widget that does just that.

Build A Solar-Powered Mailbox Notification System

Sick of walking over to the mailbox only to find it empty? Adafruit has a guide for building a system where you’ll get notified when the mail arrives.

Block Excessive Notifications From Any App In Lollipop With A Long Press

Android: If you’re getting swamped with unnecessary notifications, Android Lollipop has a built-in shortcut to cut down on that spam.

Google's Notification System Isn't Just For Google+ Anymore

The Google+ notification system, which appears nearly everywhere that you’re logged into Google, is getting a major change. Now, you can get notifications for Google Photos or YouTube. You can even filter which ones you want to see.

Notification Count Adds Number Badges To Android Notifications

Android (rooted with Xposed): Some Android apps, like Gmail, show that you have multiple unread notifications — but they won’t tell you how many. Notification Count is an Xposed module for rooted phones that adds a number badge to all your notifications.

Glimpse Automatically Turns Your Screen On To See Your Notifications

Android (5.0+): One of the neatest features of Motorola’s Moto X is that you can see your notifications at a glance as they come in. Glimpse brings this feature to all Lollipop devices.

Chrome For iOS Gets Notification Center Search And Pull To Refresh

iPhone: Google has updated Chrome for iOS with a few handy new features. It now includes a pull-to-refresh gesture, a way to search from the Notification Center, and new suggested answers in the address search bar.

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