I have to admit, most of my feelings about push notifications on the iPhone are in the sort of ‘bah humbug ‘ category.  Not a big fan at all so far, and just don ‘t feel I need or want them from the vast majority of apps.  One of the few exceptions so far is […]
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The First Addition to iPhone Push Notifications I’d Like To See – Time Settings

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I have to admit, most of my feelings about push notifications on the iPhone are in the sort of ‘bah humbug ‘ category.  Not a big fan at all so far, and just don ‘t feel I need or want them from the vast majority of apps.  One of the few exceptions so far is Twitter “ I do quite like the idea of getting alerts for DMs and @ mentions in Twitter.

Even with Twitter alerts though, I do not want them all the time on my iPhone. Most days, during daylight hours I am at or near my Mac more or less all the time “ and when I ‘m not, nothing really urgent is going to come to me via Twitter (urgent is nearly always conveyed by phone or email). 

So I only really want Twitter notifications on my iPhone during evening hours.

And that ‘s the first change / addition to the iPhone push modifications system that I ‘d like to see “ an ability to add some time settings.  Let me tell whichever app is doing my Twitter push that I only want to receive alerts from 7:00pm “ 7:00am or similar. Or even give me a setting to choose to ‘stay connected for X hours ‘ like the IM apps do.  I assume this will save me a good bit of battery juice as well.

Without this sort of setting, I ‘m afraid I ‘ll soon choose to turn Twitter alerts off altogether. 

What do you all think?  What changes / additions would you like to see with push notifications?

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