Alerts

06.23.15
Google lets you hide unwanted web notifications
06.23.15

Google lets you hide unwanted web notifications

When you launch a Google service like YouTube or Gmail on the web, there's always a little bell ic...

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05.10.15
Google adds pre-registration and alerts for Android apps
05.10.15

Google adds pre-registration and alerts for Android apps

Starting with Glu's Terminator Genisys: Revolution mobile game, you can now pre-register for apps...

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04.30.15
Waze will tweet if there's unusual traffic in your area
04.30.15

Waze will tweet if there's unusual traffic in your area

Unless you live in California, it's not that often that you make an effort to specifically check t...

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03.28.14
Japanese phones will soon get alerts for inbound missiles and other attacks
03.28.14

Japanese phones will soon get alerts for inbound missiles and other attacks

The Japanese get phone alerts for natural disasters, but they have more than that to worry about t...

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10.30.13
Fantastical 2 for iPhone wants to be your all-in-one calendar and reminder app
10.30.13

Fantastical 2 for iPhone wants to be your all-in-one calendar and reminder app

From its humble beginnings on OS X, Fantastical's contextual input changed the way plenty of peopl...

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10.17.13
Cryptic tweaks Champions' alert system
10.17.13

Cryptic tweaks Champions' alert system

Cryptic and Perfect World have patched in a significant update to Champions Online's alert system....

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09.25.13
Twitter announces Twitter Alerts for SMS and push notifications during emergencies
09.25.13

Twitter announces Twitter Alerts for SMS and push notifications during emergencies

We just saw Twitter broaden its use of push notifications for tweets it thinks you might find inte...

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09.17.13
UK government to begin testing mobile emergency alerts
09.17.13

UK government to begin testing mobile emergency alerts

UK folks could soon be made aware of local emergencies via their mobile phone after the government...

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09.13.13
Crying wolf: when emergency alerts stop being effective
09.13.13

Crying wolf: when emergency alerts stop being effective

Yesterday, I switched off all AMBER and Emergency iPhone Alerts in Settings > Notification Cente...

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