The popular sports app ESPN ScoreCenter has received a sizeable update which includes one the most requested features, notifications. Yes, it’s been a long time coming, but now you can receive scoring and breaking news notifications to your Android device.
Once you open the app, click the red tab at the bottom to bring up the menu, then select preferences. From there, you can manage which teams you follow and which alerts [Read More...]
Google+ is a great way to interact real time with a large crowd of people, gathering many different opinions and thoughts all in one single thread of comments. Being able to read, respond and interact with everyone while on the go is great, but one downside to this is that unless managed properly your poor device could become easily flooded with notifications. So, to prevent the assault of Google+ notifications on your device, [Read More...]
Still think check-in apps are lame and useless? Foursquare just announced their 4.0 release for iOS which includes a new feature called Radar, that can automatically alert you about nearby things you might be interested in.
Foursquare describes the new Radar feature on their blog: “Now, if you follow a list, like the 101 Best Dishes of 2011, foursquare will let you know when you’re next to one. Or you save [Read More...]
The Alarm.com app for Android was recently updated to include push notifications. This is a pretty big deal considering you’re talking about home security and monitoring. The latest release (v1.3.4) will now proactively keep any eye on things for you, pushing out notifications for a number of scenarios. Users no longer need to keep the app open and running to receive updates as the alerts come in real-time. What’s more, [Read More...]
The Google Voice app has been updated in the Android Market. The updated includes, among other enhancements, a new widget and a fix for delayed SMS and voicemail notifications.
Here is the full list of changes –
Does not require data connectivity for making calls to all numbers you previously called Warns you when no data connectivity before you compose/send text messages Fix for bug that required to click the voicemail play [Read More...]