Android Notifier sends SMS, phone notifications to your Mac
How much of your day is spent in front of a computer? I’m not sure if it constitutes a majority, but suffice it to say that many of us work at a computer for a good portion of our eight-plus hours at the office. With our email right in front of us, and with a desk phone at our side, there are few instances where a cell phone is truly handy. Still, you might get calls on it, and you might get messages. But there are so many instances when I have on headphones and can’t hear the ringer. Now that I type this out I realize that this might not be a common problem, but I’m also sure that many people would love to have their SMS and phone notifications sent to their desktop. That’s what Android Notifier does.
The idea is as simple as it gets. Install the desktop client, available on Mac only at this point, and download the app from the Market. Once you set them up, all of your SMS, phone call, and voicemail notifications will be pushed to your desktop, making it easy for you to see the activity as it happens. There is no support for other notifications — such as, say, Facebook, Twitter, and email — but there are plenty of desktop clients that will let you keep up with those. Android Notifier just takes care of the things specific to the phone. If you want to give this a whirl, there’s really no risk. It’s a free app that you can download via Google Code
. That’s for the desktop app. You can find the Android app in the Market by searching or scanning this QR code.