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check-in notifications


How to get Google+ notifications on Windows desktop

This desktop app can keep you from spending all day looking at your Web browser for notifications from your friends.

By September 16, 2011


Block senders, add notifications in Outlook, Thunderbird

Create a rule in MS Outlook and filter in Mozilla Thunderbird to block mail from specific addresses or domains, and set each e-mail app to notify you of new mail from an address.

By August 29, 2011


iOS 5 gets Japan earthquake notifications

Users of the Apple mobile operating system in Japan will receive early notifications from their devices if an earthquake strikes the country.

By August 22, 2011


How to get automatic notifications of new album releases and shows

Last.fm offers plenty of great music, but its data may be more important to some users. Two Web apps make use of your Last.fm info to deliver announcements of upcoming shows and album releases by the artists you love. Learn how to get started with them in this blog post by Rob Lightner.

By July 15, 2011


The Android era: From G1 to KitKat

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean further fragments the OS as many handsets wait to update to Android 4.0. CNET weighs in on how far the Android OS has come and where it's going.

By July 2, 2012


Five years of the iPhone

As we observe the fifth birthday of the iPhone, CNET takes a look back at all the models, their highs and lows, and how they changed the cell phone industry.

By June 28, 2012


How to get Android notifications when friends are nearby

You may be trying to find a friend at a crowded plaza or curious to know when the boss is nearby, but there's an easier way to do it than just keeping watch and hoping for the best. Your Bluetooth-enabled device can tag and watch for other Bluetooth devices for you. Learn how to do it in this blog post by Rob Lightner.

By May 20, 2011


Facebook for iPhone gets event check-ins, unfriending

Thanks to an update, you can finally divorce your Facebook friends, as well as check in to birthday parties and other events, all from the iPhone app.

By April 4, 2011


Growl now costs $2--and that's just fine

The Mac notification utility shows that open-source software isn't always free. But paying for something useful isn't unreasonable.

By November 10, 2011


iOS 5 tip: How to enable LED flash alerts

iPhone 4 and 4S owners can use the LED flash on the back of their phone to alert them of incoming calls and notifications.

By October 19, 2011