Pushbullet Introduces Channels, Automatic Alerts Across Devices From Your Favorite Things

Our friends over at Pushbullet released yet another new and amazing feature this morning for their cross-platform notification/sharing/do-all-the-things service, called Channels. You could think of Channels a bit like IFTTT‘s automation, in that they help to automatically alert you to things you care the most about, across all of your devices, at the same time. Channels are subscribe-able notification feeds that channel owners can push alerts through. Make sense?  (more…)

EvolveSMS Partners With PushBullet, Lets You Respond to Texts From Your Computer

Pushbullet is capable of many things, but one feature the app has been sorely missing is the ability to reply to text messages from PC. Financial and technical limitations may prevent the Pushbullet team from adding the functionality themselves, but thanks to a partnership with EvolveSMS, the folks at Pushbullet have come up with a pretty good stopgap.  (more…)

PushBullet Opens Beta Testing for Google+ Community Members and Updates Desktop Notifications

When Google announced that community pages for Android apps in the Play Store would allow members to take part in beta testing new features for apps, people who like to live on the cutting-edge everywhere rejoiced. Those same pioneers are likely fans of PushBullet’s cross-platform notification system. Luckily for them, PushBullet has opened up beta testing to the public and now has a few new features that need testing.  (more…)

Pushbullet Update on Android Improves “Every Single Aspect” Including UI

Pushbullet, an app that continues to be one of our favorites of all time, received a massive update today that not only introduces an updated UI, but new features as well.

As you can see from the screenshots above, the UI is now much more card-like, with a new slideout menu that allows you to quickly filter pushes by device or friend. If you are at all like me, and push things to your devices regularly, this is an incredibly handy feature. All you have to do is swipe out the slider and tap on a device or friend and the stream of pushes will be filtered.  The new UI also looks less cluttered and seems to separate items much better than before. (more…)

PushBullet Update Enhances Desktop Notifications, Tasker Event Plugin Support

PushBullet – one of our favorite apps of all time – received an update today that makes notifications on your desktop even richer. The update also adds support for Tasker’s newly added Event plugins category.

In notifications from your phone to computer, PushBullet has introduced improvements that make the connection both faster and use less memory. They also tossed in images with notifications, so you can see things like who just sent you an email or text and album art from music playing. Images should start appearing automatically once you update the Android app.  (more…)