safari 7 ▪ September 4, 2013
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During the WWDC keynote, Apple introduced a new Safari 7 feature that allows developers to take advantage of native push notifications on their websites. Unlike HTML5 push notifications, which have been used by some browsers for some time now, native push notifications act like any other installed application’s notifications: they are branded for the web app rather than the browser, they can be used even when you aren’t on the website, and they can even pop up when Safari isn’t running.
Working with 9to5Mac, developer Connor LaCombe has developed the first public demo website that shows exactly how the feature works: