iOS 5 introduced a centralized Notification Center to handle all of iOS’s little alerts—”Bleep! You have a new tweet!” “Blurp! Time to play Words with Friends!” “Blort! Remember to pick up the dry cleaning!” Notification Center’s introduction in 2011 was a long time coming, and a welcome improvement to iOS’s previous modal-only pop-up alerts. Despite Notification Center’s long gestation, however, it lacked what many consider a critical feature—”do not disturb.” Read the full story at ARS Technica.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.