> Hmm. Has my download finished? I wonder if @hotdogsladies has tweeted lately. It'd be great if I could get a preview of my latest mail without opening Mail.
These are just a few things Howl can do for you. With the help of Growl on your Mac, Howl can send an alert to your iPhone about anything that you'd normally see with a Growl notification on your Mac.
> Whoa, everything‽ NetNewsWire tells that its downloaded 2 new items every 15 minutes, I don't want to see that on my phone!
No problem. Configure Howl to send the notifications you want. Get notified by some apps and not others, its your choice. Because Howl is so flexible, it can serve as the hub for all the events happening in your digital life.
Along with other utilities Howl allows you to get alerts on your phone when:
∙ There are updates to your twitter stream (+Twitterific)
∙ Receive summaries of your Gmail or other mail accounts (+GrowlMail)
∙ Find out when downloads have finished (+Transmission)
∙ See when computers are added or removed from your network (+Cyberduck)
∙ Quite a bit more! Hundreds of apps support Growl which means they support Howl!
Here's a quick overview of some of the features Howl offers:
∙ Get any Growl notification pushed directly to your phone
∙ Filter notifications by app, computer, or date
∙ Icons help quickly identify your notifications
∙ View detailed information for each alert with data detection
∙ All of your notifications are downloaded to your phone for fast access
∙ A Mac running Growl 1.1.6+