Nuntius: Delivering Android Notifications To The GNOME Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 6 March 2015 at 07:57 AM EST. 26 Comments
The latest GNOME application to speak of that's entered development is Nuntius, a program to show your Android phone/tablet notifications directly on the GNOME desktop as part of its notification system.

Nuntius relies upon a GNOME program and a small program loaded onto the Android device for locally relaying notifications via Bluetooth to your GNOME desktop when nearby. When any Android notifications happen, they'll be shown in real-time on your GNOME desktop.

Nuntius is still in the early stages of development and doesn't support any event handling from the GNOME desktop like replying to SMS messages, etc, but that may come in the future. You can read more about this new GNOME program via this blog post or by checking out the code on GitHub. Windows and OS X have had similar functionality in the past so it's great to see GNOME finally landing similar support for Android devices.

Nuntius is yet another reason GNOME 3.16 is going to be a super-exciting release.
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