Ever considering that the release of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, Apple has been actively preparing in specific iOS functions to its desktop software, and although we’re still rather a method off a completely combined OS, this seems the instructions that the Cupertino attire is headed.

iOS notifications on OS X

Although it’s both useful and definitely convenient to have the likes of iMessage offered at desktop degree, a brand-new iOS application called Notifyr shows that this amalgamation of systems could be taken also further by pushing any sort of and all iOS alerts to the desktop.

Whenever we’re engaged with our desktop piece of equipments or notebooks, our smartphones and tablets are never ever far away, and while, as abovementioned, one can manage iMessages without having to divert interest away from a Mac, we should still keep an eye on our mobile tools for other updates of value.

Thanks to Notifyr, which costs $ 3.99, you could establish OS X to reveal alerts of any iOS application. As soon as you’ve established gadget syncing via the Mac companion application, you’re then able to tailor the encounter depending on which apps you wish to view on your desktop computer Notification Facility.

So if, as an example, you desire Notifyr to press WhatsApp notices however not those of Twitter, you could make use of the straightforward check-box user interface to fine-tune the encounter appropriately, silencing Twitter, and the moment you’re set up, you with any luck will not require to keep checking your gadget so obsessively.


In order to capitalize on Notifyr, you will require a gadget and equipment capable of transmitting using Bluetooth LE since this is the selected connectivity approach of the application.

If you have an iPhone 4s or newer, then you’re covered from that facet, and you’ll need at oldest a 2011 MacBook Air / Mac mini, a 2012 MacBook Pro / iMac, or one of the new trash-can Mac Pros released late last year.

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You’ll additionally need both the iOS and OS X apps to get up and running, so be sure to check them out using the hyperlinks listed below. The iOS application costs the $ 3.99 fee, whilst the corresponding Mac application is for free.

(Download: Notifyr for iPhone / OS X)

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