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Apple Improving Notifications On Next iOS

Apple Improving Notifications On Next iOS

Apple's iOS really exemplifies their clean and stylish design approach on their devices and software. Save for one small blemish--their notifications system. The pop-up notifications you currently get on the Apple iOS can be rather annoying. The folks over at Cult of Mac are saying that they have some exclusive information suggesting that Apple will be making improvements on this particular problem and even intends to buy a small app development company to help create a new notification system.

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Windows Phone 7 Limited to 15 Applications with Push Notifications at One Time

Windows Phone 7 Limited to 15 Applications with Push Notifications at One Time

Microsoft is pushing their new mobile Operating System as one that won't take all of your time, because you won't have to dig through screens, or other things to find what you're looking for. Simply access the home screen, and you'll find those Live Tiles, letting you know in a glance how many emails you have, missed calls, or text messages waiting for you. That way, with a glance, you can determine if you need to actually start using your phone right then and there, or if you can wait. However, it looks like if you have more than 15 of those Live Tiles positioned on your home screen, you will see an error more than something useful.

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Twitter Launches Push Notifications for @mentions

Twitter Launches Push Notifications for @mentions

Twitter today rolls out a new feature for those who keep their phone in their purse or pocket - imagine that! - and want to make sure to get important tweets "even when [they're] not looking at Twitter at the moment. Stay sucked in! Now whenever someone on Twitter you follow mentions you, you'll receive an instant notification. You know what that means? Conversations in real time. This feature will at first be available on SMS and on the latest version of Twitter for iPhone (available for download now.)

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series Push Notifications Get Detailed for Gaming

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series Push Notifications Get Detailed for Gaming

Have you heard? The Game Developer's Conference (GDC) is going on right now, which is why it shouldn't go as a big surprise that all these companies are announcing things there. Yes, they'll generally have a video game/gaming twist to it, but that's okay. Especially when we have Microsoft presenting, and they're giving details on how push notifications are going to work on the upcoming mobile Operating System.

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