An indicator of a possible change/update/alert whcih may be presented in a number of ways, from a textual info screen to a number "badge" on an app icon.

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iPhone gmail app push notifications not working

My iPhone gmail app push notifications are not working properly anymore. I have the Primary only selected for my push notifications. For some reason I am getting notifications for the emails I don't ...
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Getting notifications when in full-screen

Say I am running an application (e.g. Emacs) in full-screen. Sometimes I will receive a new email in Outlook or a message on HipChat and don't know it until I go back to see my dock or exit ...
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iPhone app for pushing missed call information and SMS messages to the Mac?

Very often I work with my headphones on, and my phone e.g. left in the jacket away from me, so that neither call tones nor vibrating alerts reach me. Been thinking that it should be possible to ...
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Shortcut key to send new Messages.app text

I was wondering if there is a way to have a system wide shortcut key to display Messages.app with the "New Message" window open so that I can quickly send messages. Something like the little popup in ...
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Do users incur any charges for receiving push notifications on iPhones, even if indirectly?

I was always under the impression there is no charge associated with using push notifications but this suggests otherwise: http://mashable.com/2013/07/03/mobile-data-travel/ If a user receives a ...
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Push update to iPhone calendar

I have a client that schedules appointments for their customers. Sometimes appointments change, or new appointments need to be updated for a customer. Is there a way to develop a native app that ...
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No more Twitter notifications on iOS 7.0.2

For no apparent reason, I don't get Twitter notifications on iOS 7 anymore. Both the notification center and the badge on the app icon are affected by this. Neither the OS nor the Twitter app have ...
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Is there an app for iphone that can notify me whenever my mac powers on?

I would like to know if there was an app that can notify me whenever my mac is powered on. like IFTTT app. example if mac powered on then send a message to iphone.
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Mac OS announcing notifications

There is an option in Mac OS to announce alerts, when they are displayed or to have it announce the time in regular intervals. My question is: Is there an option to announce notifications, or even ...
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OS X Mavericks Mail & iMessages notifications not working

After upgrading to OS X Mavericks, Mail notifications appear a few minutes after getting the mail (including sound) and iMessages application does not receive push notifications and closes if not used ...
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Android phone messages to Notification Center

I have an Android phone (Samsung Galaxy) and a Mavericks laptop (MacBook Air). Neither will change soon. I’m often working in environments like libraries where phones are not allowed, at least not ...
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How do I turn off shared Google Calendar notifications in iOS7? [duplicate]

I can see all of my team members calendars through my iOS, but in being able to see all of their calendars, I also receive notifications for all of their events. Is there a way I can turn off ...
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Time estimate to location in Today's view?

I found an article (can't remember where) that there's an option to show time estimate of arrival at a location in the Today's view, with regards to traffic too. How do I enable this option ?
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Alert sound on the hour, every hour (OSX and iOS)

Both my Mac and iPhone (possibly my iPad, not sure) play an alert sound on the top of every hour (I believe -- certainly a few of the hours). I don't use notifications for anything (that I am aware ...
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Notify badge at Reminders app (icloud.com) - where does it come from?

There is always a notify badge at my Reminders app, but only when i login at icloud.com: But there is NO task oder anything else left. I also deleted all of the lists (i've only had one, so i ...
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Is it possible to send a badge notification to an arbitrary application (as if from a shell script)?

I'm still not sure how I'd keep track of it (the API makes it seem like you can't just say "add 1 to the current number"), but is this even possible? I thought terminal-notifier have such an option, ...
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App not showing up in Notifications Settings

I am developing an app that I am testing on an iPhone 4s on WIFI only (sim card removed). This app installs and runs fine on my iPhone 5s (with sim card) and local notifications are popping up as ...
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An iPad using my email address

I received an notice on my iPhone saying, "iPad is now using ####@hotmail.com". This is my email address but I don't have an iPad. What does this mean? Thank you.
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Why don't Google Calendar invitations show in iOS 7 Calendar app?

On my iPhone 4S with iOS 7, I have my default calendar set up as Gmail. This does sync my calendar just fine. I can create an event on the phone or the web and it syncs both ways. The weird thing ...
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Is it possible to code a “reply” to Facebook Messages in Notification Centre in Maverick OS X?

Is it possible to edit some code in Notification Center to allow Facebook messenger notifications to have a "Reply" or "Close" similar to iMessage?
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Can iBeacons work directly with remote servers?

Can iBeacons work directly with remote servers? in other words can you store notifications or information you want pushed out to users on a server and have that information retrieved from a server ...
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How do I disable App Store notifications when auto-updating software?

I have OSX Mavericks installed. While I actually DO enjoy the notification center feature (and want to keep it turned on), I also am very particular about which notifications I want to see, and how. ...
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Desktop notifications for phone calls on iOS 7

Is it possible to send notifications to my Mountain Lion desktop when my iPhone receives a phone call?
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Notifications stopped working for Messages (Mavericks)

I'm using a 27" iMac with Mavericks. About 2 weeks ago, Messages stop creating notifications whenever I received a message from someone. I used to get a notification in the upper right corner of the ...
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Is there is a way to send a local message from a Mac to an iOS device *without* the Internet?

I know I can send Prowl notifications from OS X to iOS, but that requires going over the Internet. I'd like to accomplish the same thing, except that I want to be able to be able to do it without an ...
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Disable App Update Notifications on OSX?

When I have apps that need updating in OSX I get a notification on the top-right corner of my screen that does not go away until I click it (which opens the app-store). Is there a way to turn these ...
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Missing some snooze button options in 10.9

I recently upgraded to 10.9 and was pleased to learn that there are now more snooze options… in theory. When I do a long click on the snooze button for a calendar alert, I get more options, but mine ...
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No more notification for iMessage with Mavericks

I did the upgrade to Mavericks few days ago. I noticed a problem with my iMessage app : I don't get any notification when I received a new message (neither alert, nor badges on the icon in the Dock). ...
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Can I turn off all notifications?

In the system preferences, I've set all of them to "None" for the various applications, but I'm still seeing things like software updates and battery status there in pop-ups in the top-right corner of ...
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Notification center does not show mail alerts

I'm a new Mac user since yesterday. I've read much about the notifications which are available with Mavericks. I connected my Twitter account and also set up my iCloud mail account. I thought that I ...
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Change the icon of an applescript-called notification

With OSX Mavericks we now can make notifications with applescript pretty easily. However, there doesn’t seem to be a way to change the icon that appears to a custom one. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in OS X Mavericks for quick reply when an iMessage notification appears?

I found it not that efficient to move the mouse pointer over the notification and click on the reply button every time. So I was wondering if there is a hotkey for quick reply instead of using the ...
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Prevent notifications on Mailbox app for Gmail's Social/Promotions/Updates emails

I just switched over to the new Gmail inbox with the smartlabel filters. Now whenever a social, promotions, updates or forums email comes in I get a notification on iOS from the Mailbox app. ...
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How can I disable the notifications prompt in Safari?

Safari for Mavericks has a website notifications feature allowing sites to send push notifications. I never want to be prompted for this. How can I disable the prompt for all websites, forever?
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Remove existing Facebook account from OS X

I had synchronized my personal Facebook account on OS X Mountain Lion in System Preferences > Mail, Contacts & Calendars through the Facebook tab. I removed it and synchronized my official ...
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Turn Off Calendar Alerts for Certain Calendars

I have several calendars that I need to view an access, but I don't necessarily want the alerts coming in for all of them. Is there a way to turn off all other notifications except my account (in ...
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What are the default sounds for iOS 7?

I upgraded both my iOS devices to iOS 7, so I have my custom sound preferences that I took with me. However I would like to try the default sounds, preferably without restoring my my devices to ...
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Disable Repeated System Alerts in iOS 7

On iOS 7, there is a feature under Cellular in Settings called: Use Cellular Data For:. This lists all of the apps I have on my iPhone 4 with individual On/Off Switches to disable or enable cellular ...
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Clicking Notification Center Button Makes Dock Hang

I'm experiencing a very strange issue on my Mid 2012 Retina MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8.5. All of the sudden I discovered that I was unable to command-tab between open applications, the dock would not ...
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How to get rid of “slide to reply” line in iOS 7 notifications?

When you have the screen locked on your iPhone, and you get a notification (like the Messages one shown below, minus the sender's name and icon) there is a line that says "slide to reply". This 'slide ...
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How to turn off iOS Calendar Notifications for iCloud shared calendars

How can I turn off alerts for iCloud calendars that have been shared with me? I just want to see alerts for my calendar. Example: My girlfriend has a haircut today, and she set an alert to appear 15 ...
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iPod touch notification center

I exited out of a couple apps while I was in my notification center on my iPod touch. My settings still say that they will show up in the center, but they haven't been. I've gotten the message on my ...
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Will I miss something if I uninstall Growl off Mountain Lion?

I updated to Mountain Lion more than a year ago. Even before that, Growl has been annoying me with a pop-up asking me to update. The new version is costs 4 USD in the App Store. Since ML has ...
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How can I know if I have any Notifications with newer OS X Notifications bar?

I have OS X 10.8, and one thing I don't understand about the new Notifications system is that the icon in the menu bar doesn't tell me whether I have any notifications or not. The icon ( ) looks the ...
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How can I get Mail.app notifications without keeping it running?

I like getting Growl notifications for incoming emails in Mail.app, but I'd prefer not to have to keep Mail.app running to see them. Is there a setting or third party tool for this?
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How do I prevent my iPhone from getting alerts when using Messages on my Mac?

I like to use Messages on my Mac, but it's generally incredibly annoying because every time I receive a message from someone, my iPhone lights up and plays its alert noise, which is a loud ding. I ...
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Stuck email open with notification of 500 unrecognized addresses

I received an email with 500 names, mostly political discussions, I decided I wanted to be off the list and when I made the request by replying the last person it cc'd all 500 names and it would not ...
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More than one banner in Notification Center

My question is simple, but I think, it's impossible. When more than one banner in Notification Center are rises, previous of them are ends and show last banner only. It would be nice if banners shows ...
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Battery indicator is showing “Service Battery” notification

I upgraded my macbook RAM, but after that when I switched on my MAC it showed my "Service Battery" indicator in battery menu. I installed Battery Health application and it showed following stats. ...
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Apple Mail - extra notification on specific mailbox

I'm using Apple Mail on my MAC, switched notifications on (working). Connected account is hosted by Google so I'm using labels feature very offten (Mailbox in Apple Mail). However, if I move incomming ...