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An indicator that an event has occurred. Notifications are a major feature of smartphones and tablets, informing the user that an event such as a text message, e-mail, weather, news headline or social media update is now available on the device. By wrist vibration, they are also the primary attribute of smartwatches, providing a guaranteed alert when users' phones may be a few feet away. See notification fatigue and smartwatch.



an official notice sent by one state to another concerning some concrete fact, event, action, or document. Notification is sometimes provided for in treaties, for example, to announce that a treaty is going into effect, that a state is adhering to the treaty, or that a treaty is being denounced.

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These new notifications may look prettier and be easier to read than the old ones, but some users, like Computerworld's JR Raphael, bemoaned the change since the new notifications obscured other onscreen content.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The notification process is a very important part of legal proceedings, not only in Turkey, but certainly all over the world.
In order to quickly dismiss these notifications, scroll down with one finger from the status bar, scroll to the bottom of the notifications and then tap on the Dismiss icon.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Push notifications are those messages that pop up in certain apps you've installed on your smartphone.
offers campuses a new way to protect the safety of students, faculty and staff with a message alert solution that sends notifications to personal communication devices and digital signage.
25 limited public notifications made to specific geographic areas, and
State and local law enforcement officials are also responsible for notifications.
Head Deputy District Attorney Robert Schirn said the office for the past couple of years has made all the required notifications of people identified on a wiretap and has done so within the prescribed 90-day period.
Nasdaq:NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband access solutions, today announced product availability for Microsoft's new Active Notifications software on WWAN modules equipped with HSDPA and EV-DO technologies.
com/109670429793951665860/about) TeslaCoil Software developer Kevin Barry discovered several new features related to notifications in the Android environment.
In the event that a single data center is incapacitated by a local or regional event, a redundant data center is standing by to continue to send notifications and reports.
Then, the command post makes the initial departmental notifications to the chief, the Robbery Homicide Division (which investigates all LAPD line-of-duty deaths), and the officer in charge of EAU.