Living with Push Notifications, Day & Night

push notifications.jpgPush notifications are one of the most useful developments of smartphone technology, but there comes a time when they become tedious and bothersome. Who wants to be woken up in the middle of the night by your friend’s latest updates? How do you stop your phone from annoying everybody around you with its incessant rings? Here’s how I learned to optimize the way I work with push notifications without losing any sleep.

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Be a More Polite Smartphone User Using This Tip

072612-vib.jpgThere’s one thing that I’ve learned over the years and that’s to keep my phone silent at all times. I hate bothering anyone with intrusive ringtones, abiding by the axiom, “silence is golden”. However, what happens if vibration alerts fail? Here’s one trick that we discovered. More

Why Disabling Push Notifications = Disabling Distractions

011712-pusnotes.jpgWhile keeping up to date with push notification on your iOS device can come in handy, it can also result in an extremely disruptive user experience. Sure, there are some instances where push notifications are useful, but since many of us seem to use our iPads for fun instead of work (though increasingly not true), here are a few ways you can leverage push notifications to your benefit, rather than a hindrance…

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