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An indicator of a possible change/update/alert that may be presented in a number of ways, including a banner, popup dialog, or badge on an app icon.

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Problem getting notifications of direct messages in Twitter [closed]

For the past few days, I have not been getting notifications when I receive a direct message on my Twitter account. I keep changing the notification settings to the way that I want them, but they keep ...
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Can iOS receive gmail's instant (within several seconds) push notification for email?

I want the ability to send an email to an iOS users iPad's POP account and have them instantly recieve a notification. For example, on my Android devices, since gmail is built into the system, if ...
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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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MacBook Pro seems to consume gmail reminders?

Ever since I got my MacBook Pro this year, I do not get any reminders via gmail, to my desktop PC (or Android phone, it seems). I rely heavily on the reminders so I really do need this to start ...
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iTunes - what playing now notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iTunes track notifications for Mountain Lion I want to turn on iTunes notifications on Mountain Lion? Anybody knows how I can do this? Growl dosn't work :/
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Service which monitors when apps are updated?

I have a couple of old applications which I adore, but really don't want to have on my iPhone at the moment, because they're terrible in iOS6 / iPhone 5 and haven't been updated for over a year. I'd ...
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Two Email Accounts in Mail.app / Can I disable notifications for one of them? [duplicate]

Hopefully this is an easy one! :-) I am working in Mail.app these days in Mountain Lion and I have two mail accounts within. I'd like to disable all notifications for one of those accounts. This means ...
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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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Disable Notification for specific Account in Messages

Is there a way to disable the Notifications for a specific Account in Mountain Lion's Messages App?
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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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Is there any way to get a pop-up notification on my iPhone or iPad when mail arrives?

I have gmail set up to send me "true" push notifications (using the exchange server setup). So my mail arrives in realtime, and I instantly get badges on my springboard screen to indicate new ...
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Pop-up notification (or notification center notification) for battery in OS X Mountain Lion

I don't have the battery/AC icon turned on because, for the most part, there's no reason for it to be there - I typically get cord-free 5 or so hours at a time, so it seems redundant. Still, ...
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Is it possible to tame the change notifications each reboot from Mountain Lion Server?

I have Server.app installed on 10.8.1. The only service that is configured is file sharing. No DNS, no OD. After every single reboot I get a push notification and email with the following: Network ...
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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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How to style notifications in Mountain Lion?

Growl notifications can be styled using css. Has anyone made any inroads on styling the notifications in Notification Center in Mountain Lion?
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Stock notifier for OSX

I am looking for a stock notifier for osx (macbook pro). Is there anything available ? Perhaps, integrated with Growl or Osx notifications.
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Have Apps with Notification Center Support Use Growl on Lion

I'm still on Lion, and recently noticed that a lot of my apps are being updated with Notification Center support. Since I'm not on Mountain Lion and therefore don't have Notification Center, I won't ...
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How do I turn off new mail notifications in Mountain Lion?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, I'm receiving new email notifications. I previously turned these off in the Mail application. How do I turn them off now?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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. Strangely,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. They'...
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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 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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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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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 ...