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How to use Notification Center for iPhone and iPad

How to use Lock screen, Today, popups, and banners in Notification Center for iPhone and iPad

If you just got a new iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad then you've got Notification Center. It's Apple's attempt to bring order and sanity to the myriad of alarms, alerts, messages, calls, announcements, and game challenges that flood our daily lives. But first you may need to bring order and sanity...
How to disable Notification Center on the Lock screen of your iPhone and iPad

How to disable Notification Center on the Lock screen of your iPhone and iPad

Notification Center collects all of the notifications your receive on your iPhone or iPad into one easy-to-access place. By default you can even pull down Notification Center from your Lock screen to see any messages or other notifications you may have recently missed. If, however, for privacy...
How to disable Notification Center banners, popups, badges, and sounds on your iPhone and iPad

How to manage Notification Center banners, popups, badges, and sounds on your iPhone and iPad

Notification Center, Apple's easy to pull down repository for all your alerts, helps you keep track of everything that's happening on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. To do that Notification Center uses a combination of banners, popups, badges, and sounds/vibrations. That's great if it's...

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Widgets in iOS 8: Explained

Widgets in iOS 8: Explained

Widgets are part of Extensibility, one of the biggest new features in iOS 8, and one of the most important, most enabling new technologies to come to the iPhone and iPad since the launch of the App Store. With Today view extensions, any app can present a widget that displays information and...
Notification Center in Yosemite: Explained

Notification Center in Yosemite: Explained

A new Today view and widgets promise even better interactivity in OS X's new Notification Center With a new look and new functionality, Notification Center is getting a major overhaul in OS X Yosemite. There's an entirely new view mode that gives you today's items at a glance, plus widgets that...
iOS 8 Notification Center

Notification Center in iOS 8 offers quick replies, actionable items

Notification Center is getting even more powerful in iOS 8, adding in the ability to reply to and take action on notifications from both the lockscreen and top of your screen. In iOS 8, when you receive a message and it drops down from the top of your screen, you can swipe it down and reply...
OS X Yosemite Notification Center

Apple shows off the new Notification Center in OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Apple has today demonstrated some of the changes coming to its popular desktop operating system in an upcoming update called OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Utilizing WWDC as the company's stage for the announcements, Apple CEO Tim Cook also spoke about a new Notification Center, which includes numerous...
How to create and customize vibration alerts on your iPhone

How to create and customize vibration alerts on your iPhone

By default your iPhone uses two quick vibration pulses for a text message and a continuous steady pulse vibration for incoming calls. All other Notification Center alerts receive a single vibration. But what if you want something different so you can easily tell what kind of notification you're...
How to use the flash on your iPhone as a LED notification light

How to use the flash on your iPhone as a LED notification light

Notification Center can make your iPhone beep or buzz when a new alert comes in, but what if you want or need more? What if you're hearing impaired or came from BlackBerry or some other smartphone with an LED notification light? What if you want that on the iPhone? Well, thanks to Apple and iOS...
How to use Notification Center for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

How to use Notification Center for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know about setting up and using Notification Center, from Lock screen notifications to the Today view, banners to popups, sounds to Do Not Disturb! Notification Center is Apple's attempt to bring order and sanity to the myriad alarms, alerts, messages, calls,...
How to use Notification Center for iPhone and iPad

How to use Lock screen, Today, popups, and banners in Notification Center for iPhone and iPad

If you just got a new iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad then you've got Notification Center. It's Apple's attempt to bring order and sanity to the myriad of alarms, alerts, messages, calls, announcements, and game challenges that flood our daily lives. But first you may need to bring order and sanity...
How to disable Notification Center banners, popups, badges, and sounds on your iPhone and iPad

How to manage Notification Center banners, popups, badges, and sounds on your iPhone and iPad

Notification Center, Apple's easy to pull down repository for all your alerts, helps you keep track of everything that's happening on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. To do that Notification Center uses a combination of banners, popups, badges, and sounds/vibrations. That's great if it's...
How to set up and use Notification Center's Do Not Disturb mode

How to set up and use Do Not Disturb mode on iPhone and iPad

While Notification Center is a great way to make sure you never miss an alert, there are some times when you might not want to hear the beeping and the buzzing that typically comes with them. Enter Do Not Disturb. With Do Not Disturb, your iPhone or iPad will keep collecting all your alerts but...

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