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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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 ...
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View all Growl notifications

Does Growl logs all the notifications that it handles? And if yes, is it possible to view a list with all of them?
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Push notifications only work every now and then

My iPods push notifications only work every now and then and I'm always on the same router. All my notification settings are turned on but like I said they only work occasionally. Does anyone know how ...
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Why do my iPad and iPhone send *two* notifications for every gmail I receive?

Every time I get an email, I hear a ping and a vibration on my devices, followed by another about 3 seconds later. I'm using gmail (through exchange) on both devices. The only option I can find ...
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Is there any network monitor software with a notification area icon?

I often use my laptop in the subway / office buildings where internet connection may be laggy / absent for some period of time. Is there any network monitorying software that can constantly monitor my ...
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Dock Notifications Displaying Odd Red Icons Instead

Having an odd issue. My dock is showing these strange red icons where normal numerical notifications should be. For example, Thunderbird will display a 3 when I have 3 new messages, but instead it is ...
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Push notifications no longer working?

Push notifications for any app are no longer working with my home WiFi network. I'm running an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.3.2. I tried 5223 port forwarding and even disabled my router's firewall. ...
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Do I need to open port 5223 for iPhone push notifications to work when on wifi?

iPhone 4, iOS 4.3.1 Push notifications are working, when WiFi is turned off and device uses 3G, but when WiFi is on I can't receive any notifications. I was told that something can block port 5223 ...
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How do FaceTime and Push Notifications work on wifi-only iOS devices?

Simple curiosity question. How does FaceTime and Push Notifications work on Wifi only devices? I mean does the WiFi stays always on to achieve a continuous connection to Apple's servers? I have ...
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Google Voice messenger notification problem

I have an iPhone 4 with the Google Voice messenger app. However I don't get notifications at all; I've tried everything! If I want to check if I recieved a text I have to go into the app and press the ...
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How can I get Google Voice SMS notifications?

I have an iPhone 4 with the Google Voice app. However I don't get notifications at all, I've tried everything! If I want to check if I received a text I have to go into the app and press the refresh ...
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deactivate growlmail rss notification

Is it possible to tell growlmail to stop notifying me on RSS feeds and just show me the new mails I get? It is getting really disturbing when I get some 30 or more RSS Notifiers when I'm working!
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Notifications on Mac OS X

I would like to receive a notification somehow when system events happen. For example, a process writes to a directory, or a sandbox violation gets logged. (Ideally when it occurs, the sandbox ...
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How do iPhone apps push notifications when the app isn't running?

I've read some docs about notifications and background work, but there is something I do not understand. Yesterday, I upgraded to iOS 4.2, rebooted my phone many times, and did not launch any apps. ...
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Can I get push notifications for emails in my Gmail Priority Inbox only?

Is it possible to get push notifications only for the emails in the Gmail Priority Inbox and not for the unimportant mail? I would like to set up my iPhone 3GS iOS 4.2.1 so that I get notified (with ...
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Why is Push notifications required for GPS to work?

How are they related? How is Push notifications used in iPhone Maps application? After jailbreaking my Push notifications and GPS are not working. I know I can install Pushfix from Cydia but it ...
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What exactly is the difference between Badges, Alerts, and Sounds?

I specifically want to know what the difference is between badges and alerts in the Notifications options in the iPhone 4. Could you provide screenshots of each case?
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Mail.app notification filtering

Is it possible to disable notification generated by Mail.app for a certain set of folders? For e.g. if have Inbox and Inbox > fol1 & Inbox > fol2, I want notification from Inbox and fol1 ...
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Apple Mail incoming mail notification

When you get a new mail in Entourage then a small window appears with some basic info about the new mail you receveid. Is it possible to do the same thing with Apple Mail?
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Growl iCal invite notification

Is it possible to integrate Growl into iCal so that invitations made by other users are shown by Growl especially those which are pending? Alternatives to show iCal notifications are also welcome!
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Can I hide the new messages notification in the Mail icon for only one of my email accounts?

Basically I would like to have two email accounts setup on my iPhone 4, one my personal account and one for work. However for the work account, I'd like to not have it's unread message count included ...
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Where did Mail.app just put my email?

Mail.app seems built to punish us for not having inbox-zero. I hear a chime telling me new mail has arrived, but with a list of mailboxes that look like: how can I possibly tell which one has new ...
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Growl Notifications for Stack Exchange websites?

I'm looking for a way to get Growl notifications for new questions on the Stack Exchange websites, matching some pre-defined tags. I've tried SENotify, but it didn't work for me. Any alternative?
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How to disable notification badges for the iPhone Mail app (iOS4)?

Any way to turn the notification badges for the Mail app off without turning all notifications off?