Ryan Heise reports for The Verge, “When we spoke with Growl Creator Christopher Forsythe for 5 Minutes on The Verge, he had this to say about the state of desktop notification systems: ‘I’m sure that in the next 2-3 years we’ll see it all translated back to the desktop from the mobile devices. I’m sure it won’t be as cool as Growl, but it’ll be interesting.'”
“Well, it looks like his timing was a bit off, as Apple added iOS’ Notification Center to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. In our preview, we noted the parallels it had to Growl, and it seems Forsythe did too, as he took the time to respond to Notification Center on his company’s blog,” Heise reports. “The long and short of it: he isn’t that concerned.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]