For Two New Apps Called “Push” And “Drop,” The Push Notification Is The App

Two new applications, Drop and Push, want to save you from having to download multiple news apps or browse dozens of websites just to keep up with the topics that interest you. But what makes these tw

PUSH Looks To Crowdfund A Pro-Grade Activity Tracker For Athletes For Real Workout Metrics

Toronto-based startup PUSH is hoping to add some professionalism to an essentially amateur space, with its fitness tracker aimed specifically at pros and demanding athletes who want data, not vague me

Twitter Alerts Lets You Opt-in On Push Notifications From Emergency Organizations And NGOs During Crises

Twitter is rolling out a new system called Twitter Alerts today that lets you choose to receive special alerts from emergency accounts, government organizations and NGOs. The system is designed to exp

App Developers: Stop Abusing Push!

Mobile app developers are abusing push notifications and it has to stop. Although it's widely understood that it's not an effective strategy to continually ping users with non-critical updates, app de

Boxcar Raises $150K, Preps Push Notifications Service For Developers

Real-time push notification service <a href="http://boxcar.io/">Boxcar</a>, currently available on both iOS and Mac OS X, has just closed on a $150,000 seed round with <a href="http://kimaventures.com

iPhone Push problem broadcasts your AIMs to random recipients, could affect jailbroken/unlocked phones

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/18630461.jpg"><a HREF="http://twitter.com/TillSchadde">Till Schadde</a>, founder of development house <a HREF="http://www.equinux.com/us/

Tap Tap Revenge 2 gets iPhone Push Notifications

Tap Tap Revenge 2 now supports Push Notifications, allowing you to invite friends and neighbors to play against you through the network. The system basically pops up a little invitation message when y

Because of problems, Apple gives two free months of MobileMe service

MobileMe has stunk on ice, so to regain users’ trust Apple will give them two free months of service. Anyone with an account active as of August 19 at 00:00 PDT (note Apple’s correct use o

iPhone to get .Mac push email

I’m sure not many people are that excited to get .Mac push email — does anyone use .Mac email addresses, really? — but it’s nice to know that you will have the option when the

Exclusive: Helio first carrier to get push gMail

This is a nice little Wednesday treat for all of you Helio members out there. If you use an Ocean, Mysto, or Fin, then you have access to the “ultimate inbox” feature, which includes IMAP

T-Mobile Scoring Push Mail, 3G

“Push” e-mail has a high demand It seems T-Mobile’s International CEO Hamid Akhavan is claiming that T-Mobile will offer push email to consumers, as well as 3G services in 2007. No w