Notification Center

Get Lyrics for all your Music in Notification Center on your iPhone or iPad

Get Lyrics for all your Music in Notification Center on your iPhone or iPad

Taylor Swift didn’t speak out against Apple’s payment plan to not have you singing along to the songs on her latest album 1989. While most of us will never be as musically talented as Ms. Swift, we can always happily mumble most of the lyrics to the occasional song in the shower or during the daily commute. But what if the lyrics to every song from your iTunes library was accessible right in the Notification Center? The possibilities of impromptu karaoke are endless.

How to clear a Notification or clear all Notifications on your Apple Watch

How to clear a Notification or clear all Notifications on your Apple Watch

Notifications is one of the killer features of the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is like having the Notification Center on your wrist, so it reduces the need to remove your iPhone from the pocket or bag.

How Apple could vastly improve Notification Center in iOS 9

How Apple could vastly improve Notification Center in iOS 9

The Notification Center in iOS is still incredibly basic. Apple has made some excellent improvements to the Today view, but the Notifications side leaves a lot to be desired. A new concept video below demonstrates some of the things Apple could do to change this in iOS 9.

New in OS X Yosemite: Today Widgets in Notification Center

New in OS X Yosemite: Today Widgets in Notification Center

OS X Yosemite will be launching this month, possibly as early as this week, and one feature we’re looking forward to is Today widgets.

New in iOS 8: Interactive Notifications

New in iOS 8: Interactive Notifications

iOS 8 added a feature that we had long been asking for: Interactive notifications. Notifications on iOS 8 will not only give you text preview of the notification content, but will also let you perform an action on the notification without leaving the current app.

NCMemo is a quick memo widget for Notification Center [Jailbreak Tweak]

NCMemo is a quick memo widget for Notification Center [Jailbreak Tweak]

Apple confirmed in June that iOS 8 will have support for Notification Center widgets, but there are a number of jailbreak tweaks available for those that are impatient. For instance, NCMemo is a new iOS extension that adds a quick memo widget to Notification Center on iOS devices. We have a rundown of the package, including where you can install it from, ahead. 

How to sort and order notifications in Notification Center on iPhone

How to sort and order notifications in Notification Center on iPhone

When I have my iPhone on the desk next to me, I often see banner notifications pop up on the top of the screen. The problem is that they disappear in just a few seconds, and I am often too busy doing something else to see which app is notifying me. For the longest time, I would open Notification Center and scroll through all of the apps to see where the notification came from. 

iOS 8 Wishlist: Interactive or Actionable Notifications

iOS 8 Wishlist: Interactive or Actionable Notifications

Apple is widely expected to unveil iOS 8, the next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch at the WWDC 2014 Keynote on June 2nd.

So with less than a month to go, I take a look at some of the features that I really hope make it to iOS 8’s feature list.

NCWeather: Jailbreak Tweak adds a Clean and Informative Weather widget to iOS 7 Notification Center

NCWeather: Jailbreak Tweak adds a Clean and Informative Weather widget to iOS 7 Notification Center

NCWeather as the name suggests is a nifty little jailbreak tweak that adds a beautiful weather widget to Notification Center.

Unlike Notification Center’s Today tab introduced in iOS 7, which shows you just provides the current weather forecast, NCWeather provides a lot more information.

How to add your Favorite Contacts to Notification Center in iOS 7 [Jailbreak Tweak]

How to add your Favorite Contacts to Notification Center in iOS 7 [Jailbreak Tweak]

If you were a fan of the Favorite Contacts custom widget for Notification Center then we’ve some good news.

The jailbreak tweak is now available for iOS 7, and it is called Favorite Contacts 7 for Notification Center.