PushBullet can connect all devices to share files and receive notifications. It works officially with iOS and Android, and independently for Ubuntu, Blackberry, and Windows Phone. The PushBullet PHP library by Ivaylo Stoyanov allows to manage contacts, create/delete channels, and manage channel subscriptions. Available links to the official API, blogs, and apps.
Before the first iPhone was released in June 2007, it was remarkably easy to question just how large the consumer market for smart phones would be. Similar questions are being raised about "wearable" internet-connected devices but perhaps with the iPhone lesson in mind, a growing number of companies are unveiling offerings targeting the nascent wearables space. The latest: Google.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new acquisition. The team behind Instagram will now be part of Facebook. The most compelling piece of Zuckerberg's post declares that Instagram will remain an independent product, which is good news for the Instagram API.