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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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Receiving an Unknown iOS Notification — Audio Only

I occasionally receive an iOS notification (an Apple push notification) that has sound only and no text. Because it has no text, it does not appear in the notification center and I therefore cannot ...
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Applescript to monitor terminal changes

I want to be able to check if a word appears in a terminal window running a java application and then display a notification. Any ideas?
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AppleScript and Growl: How to choose the display style?

I'm using AppleScript and calling Growl notifications and I notice that it ignores my choice of using Bezel as my system default style. It only changes if I manually change it in Growl's preferences. ...
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What does it take to get FaceBook to stop pushing notifications to my iPhone?

I don't want FaceBook to put any notifications on my iPhone's home screen for anything, ever. I've gone into the iPhone's "settings" app and turned off all notifications for FaceBook. I've gone ...
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How to enable push notifications of emails?

A quick question with perhaps no answer, How can I enable push notifications of emails? What currently happens when I get an email is that my phone vibrates or rings, then I look at the locked ...
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How do I temporarily disable or mute Messages (iMessage) on OS X?

I use Apple's iMessage across several devices, including my (OS X Lion) Mac, using the recent Messages beta. However, the application has some undesired behaviour. When I quit Messages, it will ...
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iTunes notifications

I'd like to have a notification displayed in the dock every time a new song is played. Unfortunately, this doesn't exist as an option in the program preferences, but there are ways to do it, see this ...
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MacBook Pro battery not fully charged sometimes. Need tips

I'm using MacBook Pro and it will be in charge nearly 12 hours in a day. I set the battery indicator to Percentage, so it is displaying the battery charge in percentage. The problem I faced is, most ...
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How to disable all iOS notifications temporarily?

I use my iPad more and more as I teach, showing the students slides, videos, etc. Having a words with friends, draw something, or email notification, especially with personal content in the first ...
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How to disable iPhone notifications from Facebook Places?

I've got this long-running annoyance about the Facebook iPhone app. Now, I do want notifications from Facebook e.g. when someone posts on my wall/timeline or mentions me in a comment. However, ...
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iPhone + Messages Beta: prevent iPhone from vibrating for every message?

I'm using the Messages Beta on Lion to receive iMessages on my MacBook Pro. I also have my iPhone set up with my iMessage account. When I receive a message, it's delivered on both devices. If I read ...
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Is it possible to set the duration of a GrowlNotify notification?

Looking to speed up Growl notifications on a per-application basis (doesn't seem possible within Growl's own GUI), I'm sceptical but still curious if this is possible via GrowlNotify: Does anyone ...
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Vibrating Bluetooth Bracelet/Watch

I'm looking for a device in the form of a bracelet/watch that vibrates when I receive calls and text messages; any recommendations?
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changing notification sound for different notifications

I want to change the notification sound for each event like email, FB, SMS so it plays the sound I like and differs for each one from the other, is there a way to do this? Searching for it, led me to ...
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App/solution for having alerts for emails

I have following case: when something bad happens with services I'm responsible for, I get email to specific email account. And I'd like to get alert about it from my phone. But I don't mean just ...
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Is it possible to automatically turn vibrate mode off at night?

I usually have my iPhone in "vibrate mode" (ringtone off, vibrate on). However, I'd like to additionally have it turn vibrate mode off automatically between for example 11 PM and 7 AM because I don't ...
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Can I reset Notification Centre badge counter for Messages?

The new Messages beta app (based on iChat) is stuck with one incoming message. Can I somehow reset the badge?
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Messages / iMessages notification routing

Having an iPhone and iPad lying on the desk while chatting with the new Messages beta app gets very annoying, as each device beeps separately. Is there any way to have the notifications only on the ...
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Is there a way the be alerted of changes to a shared iCal calendar?

I've created a calendar in iCal that I share with colleagues, who I have given permission to edit. Everything works fine except that I see no way to receive alerts or notifications when they make ...
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How can I change the number of times my iphone tries to notify me when I receive an SMS message?

I would like to change the number of times my phone 'pings' me when I receive an SMS message. I'm not sure who decided that 2 pings was enough and there would be no visual indicators but I would ...
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How to receive notification of HTTP access

I have a web server running on my Mac and I'd like to be notified (via Growl for example) when someone accesses my server. I searched for something like that in Automator but found nothing. Do you ...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode?

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1 Strange problem I've had for a few months. Sometimes when a notification causes the iPhone to temporarily lower the volume, the volume gets "stuck in quiet mode" and doesn't ...
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How do I turn of all notifications at once on my iPhone 4S on 5.0.1

How do I turn off all notifications at once and then turn them back on later (like if friend is playing game?)
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How can I stop LinkedIn popups on my iPhone?

The latest version of the LinkedIn app (4.2.1) is able to create pop ups on my iPhone 3. Though I have Notifications on, I do not see the LinkedIn app in the Settings, so I cannot switch these pop ups ...
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App for custom Gmail push notifications

Does anyone know of an app that can notify me of new emails in my Gmail in specific time intervals? I mean, I want to set up hour intervals when it is ok to receive notifications. I have researched a ...
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Do Banners always slow down an app when they appear?

I have an iPad 2 and I've noticed every time I receive a Banner style notification (the temporary pop in bar at the top of the screen) inside of a game app the game visibly stutters for half a second. ...
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Identifying which iOS app caused the notification sound to play

I often hear the notification bell go off in my iPhone, but when I pull down the drop-down of alert events, I dont see anything which matches the time the alert went off. Is there a way to see what ...
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Is there a way to get on-screen pop-up notifications for new e-mails in Mail on the iPad 2?

I know there is a similar question, but it seems that on-screen alerts are supposed to be built into the Notifications Settings and that using a third-party app should not be necessary. Even though I ...
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How can I prevent the App Store from doing automatic update checks or notifications?

I don't like the App Store app automatically checking for app updates, or showing me notifications when there are updates for my installed apps. I prefer to take care of updates when I'm ready to ...
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Why does running the App Store push email to my iPad?

I have noticed that - even with email push turned off, running the App Store on my iPad 2 would push any new mail on the Exchange server to me. This could have been the case previously but it is ...
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Notifications sounds not affected by iPad 2 volume

When turn down the volume on my iPad 2 all the way down, It still makes a sound when notifications are received. Is there any way to globally disable notifications sounds ?
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Reminders app doesn't show badges

I have a love-hate relationship with the new Reminders app in iOS 5. I like how entering new items is made simple and the interface gradually reveals itself as you become more of a power user. Yet ...
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Why is my iPhone playing the notification sound but no notification is showing?

A few minutes ago I was listening to music on my iPhone and the music faded out and then the notification sound played but no notifcation showed. (it has done this about 10-15 times now) Does anyone ...
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Can I get notifications for specific emails sent to my Gmail account on iOS?

I'm trying to find a way to receive notifications on my iPhone when certain people email me to my gmail account. I don't want to use SMS. Is it possible to configure iMessage to receive emails?
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Send background email alert if Time Machine backup fails

Curious if there is an easy way to send a background email alert if a Time Machine backup fails (or continuously fails rather than just one time) I've found TM Error Logger however, it cannot run in ...
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Is there a way to change which shares are shown on the bottom of the iOS 5 notifications screen?

The bottom of the iOS 5 notifications screen show the Shares for some enterprises (Apple, Google, Yahoo!). Is there a way to configure which one I want to see?
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How can I change the OS X Lion Glossy Dock Notifications/Badges?

Is there a way to change the little glossy dock notification icons that have been changed from their pleasant form pre Lion to a glossy style badge like iOS? An example would be the incremented ...
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Facebook push not working

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS5 and Facebook and Messenger push notifications are not working for me, or they're delivered hours after they should be. I had jailbrake on iOS 4.x and always assumed that ...
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How do I get Messages to appear in the Notification Center?

I've configured Notifications to display Messages in the Notification Center, but no messages ever appear there. Is there another setting that I'm missing? Are only certain kinds of messages ...
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Hide specific calendars from Notification Center

I currently have five Calendar events displaying in Notification Center at a time. However, I have one specific calendar that I'd like to hide from it, as it has too many events for the ...
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Is it possible to suppress hidden calendars in iOS 5's notification view?

I like seeing my upcoming appointments in the notification view, but I have several subscribed calendars that I generally keep turned off, but keep around so I can reference them when necessary. ...
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How to add Twitter to Notification Center in iOS 5?

I just got a new 4S and am not seeing notifications pop-ups from Twitter. I'm using the Twitter for iPhone app. How can I enable new tweets in notification center?
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Is there any way to remove the stock ticker from Notification Center in iOS5?

I like Notification Center in iOS5, but I find the stock ticker at the bottom a bit distracting. Is there any way to turn it off?
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Is it possible to push the dismiss of a notification to MobileMe in iCal?

I have multiple devices set with the same MobileMe account. When I set up an alarm for an event, I get an alert box at right time on the computer I use at that moment. Right. But if I dismiss it on ...
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Apple Push Notifications SSL Error

The APNS worked fine for various month until few weeks. Every time we send Push Notifications the connection aborts with the following error: PHP Warning: fwrite(): SSL operation failed with code ...
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Full Screen 'Ads' on iPhone

I have been receiving messages on my iphone recently which takes up the whole screen, only with a dismiss button. Apple Detecting Jailbreak on a NOT jailbroken iPhone I have asked a question ...
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Growl notifications when a user logs in to Minecraft server?

Would love to be able to get a Growl notification when a user logs in to my (locally hosted) Minecraft server. I took a peek in the Console but it doesn't seem to record the logins, although my ...
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How to select which iOS device receives push notifications (for Facebook)

I've got an iPad 2 and an iPhone 3GS, both of which have the official Facebook app. Since I set up Facebook on my iPad, only my iPad has been receiving notifications from Facebook. (I think this might ...
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Stop notifications from a deleted app

I got the app Baby Story for my iPod Touch a while ago, and then decided I didn't like it and deleted it. Part of the reason I got rid of it was because it would pop up random messages with things ...
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Is there a way to suppress badge counts and the dock icon bounce for Terminal.app in Lion?

With the new state saving features (which I want to keep), the dock notifications are more aggrivating to me in Lion. Can I suppress the bounce and/or the notification badge functions? While I like ...