Growl (US$1.99) is a favorite tool for many of the bloggers at TUAW. For those of you unfamiliar with Growl, it's currently the notification tool of choice for a lot of Mac users. When someone updates a shared Dropbox folder, for instance, or uses my name on the Colloquy IRC client, Growl lets me know by showing a floating window noting which app wants my attention and why.
More iOS-inspired features are coming to the Mac in OS X Mountain Lion, shipping next month for $19.99. What's new in Mountain Lion? A notifications center (look out, Growl!), a reminders app, Game Center social gaming, voice dictat... Read Post
One gripe I hear a lot from OS X Mountain Lion users is that they sometimes get notifications bothering them at the most inopportune times. I know that when I'm working on TUAW TV Live, the last thing I want is something else to dis... Read Post
Good news for Growl users running Mountain Lion. The notification system has been updated to version 2.0 with support for OS X's built-in Notification Center. Now you can choose to have messages pop up in Growl or get pushed to Noti... Read Post