Apple testing iOS-like notifications on iCloud.com
Screenshot by Joe Aimonetti/CNET)
A notification banner, first noticed by MacRumors, which bares a striking resemblance to iOS notifications introduced with iOS 5, appears to only be a placeholder. It is vaguely titled “Default Title for English” with a message of “English – This is a test message description.”
The message appears when you log in to your icloud.com account directly from the Web site.
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Apple’s preview of Mac OS X Mountain Lion shows off a similar banner notification system, which may be related to the iCloud notifications. Certainly syncing notifications across all iOS devices and your Macs could help ease the burden of checking and acting on every notification on every device you own.
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