Apple Testing Notifications on iCloud Website

Apple appears to be testing a notification service on the iCloud website. The test message appears at the top of the browser window upon logging into iCloud.com.

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Apple introduced a new notification system in iOS 5 and has announced that a similar feature will be coming to the Mac in the Mountain Lion operating system this summer.

It's possible that Apple will include syncing code in iCloud to share notifications across devices, for calendar alerts and new mail, or the notifications may be used for some other purpose.

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Top Rated Comments

Mad Mac Maniac Avatar
159 months ago

Should be releasing the MBP instead of this...

because the two are mutually exclusive???
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Skika Avatar
159 months ago
kind of cool in theory but why?

Should be releasing the MBP instead of this...

Are you twelve?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vtstarck Avatar
159 months ago
Hopefully this means they are working on cloud-based alerts and if you read one on your iPhone it is removed from your iPad, etc.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ppilone Avatar
159 months ago
kind of cool in theory but why?

Should be releasing the MBP instead of this...

I'm guessing Apple is working on more than just test notifications.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
afin Avatar
159 months ago
access to the iOS features on your phone through the web browser would be handy.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jlgolson Avatar
159 months ago
kind of cool in theory but why?

Should be releasing the MBP instead of this...
Come on guys, the world's most valuable company can only work on one product at a time, obviously.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)