Microsoft has shown off a concept lamp based on its new DT-903 Wireless Charging Plate, which glows and blinks to indicate notifications on your Windows Phone, such as new Facebook updates or texts.
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If you have Windows 10 installed, you can turn on the Notifications Center and have it show up - but don't get too excited, as there is not much else you can do as it's not fully functional, yet.
Microsoft is now rolling out active endpoint support for Skype, to ensure that notifications are only shown on the device that you're currently using, rather than sending them to all of your devices.
During Apples's iTunes Festival at SXSW, Apple TV users were interuppted by a new "live show" notification feature which is set to debut on a larger scale later this year.
Play Games, Google's answer to the Xbox Games Hub, has finally launched on Android devices. The service allows you to see your game progress, check on your Google+ friends and launch multiplayer games
WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, has finally received a long needed update on Windows Phone. The update brings a change of APIs, fixes notifications, and improves battery life.
An extremely blurry video has popped up on YouTube claiming to show Windows Phone 8.1 in action, including a look at the notification center, and a new type of Live Tile on the Start screen.
A series of leaked screenshots appear to reveal a new notifications center in Windows Phone 8, along with various UI changes, including the ability to close background tasks on the multitasking pane.
Microsoft has announced it is now sending notifications to Xbox Live users if any actions have been taken based on complaints those users may have send to Microsoft.
This week Google updated the notifications center and alerts to a richer, more modern experience. Although this feature is enabled by default in Chrome 28 Beta, you can also enable it in Chrome 27.
New and improved Notifications are now live on Google Chrome beta builds. These bring new features and come alongside a long-expected Notification Center that lets you adjust notification sources.
Unification is finally available in the Windows Store. The app gives users a cross-platform notification center for some of their apps. The app is also present in the Windows Phone Store.
Microsoft just unveiled their brand new Windows Phone 8 and the new Live Apps that bring information directly to your lock screen to keep you up to date. We've seen this with the Bing lockscreen
Notifications seem to be a concern to Microsoft for Windows Phone 8, so much that lock-screen notifications may be introduced with a set of new icons to alert users of outstanding alerts.
Microsoft is rolling out a new update to its Hotmail service that allows users who pin Hotmail to their desktop to receive desktop notifications when new mail arrives.
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