Validate your problems, startup ideas to create products which people want http://needgap.com Find your customers by the problem you are solving for them. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:58:00 +0000 Alert the presense of powerful magnets nearby #health #notification <div>British Heart Rhythm Society has recently warned that the magnet in <a href="https://bhrs.com/important-life-saving-therapy-inhibition-by-phones-containing-magnets/">iPhone 12 series can suspend the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator(ICD)</a> a life saving implant used by patients with high risk cardiac conditions.</div><div><br></div><div>With growing number of electronic appliances using powerful magnets in our daily life a real-time alert system for magnetic field in the environment above certain threshold which could affect the implants is needed.<br></div> 3 points posted by Carolyn /problems/290-alert-the-presense-of-powerful-magnets-nearby-health-notification 290 Mon, 06 Sep 2021 14:00:00 +0000 On-demand Hacker News notification #hackernews #notification Every now and then a service announcing <a href="https://hnnotify.xyz/">notification for Hacker News</a> <a href="http://www.hnreplies.com/">pops up</a>&nbsp;which takes in email id, username and send email for HN replies. Then there are browser add-ons which <a href="https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/hacker-news-comments-noti/fcdogcdfbjpnhcnflhdpcdfjmmiedebo">send notifications when there are new comments to subscribed HN threads</a>.<br><br>But, as far as I have searched <b>there is no service which allows me to subscribe to specific threads and comments for notifications without having to give in my email id</b>.<br><br>I think there would be takers for such a service, including myself as HN crowd are generally averse to mandatory email id and many would like to follow interesting threads, comments including ones which they have replied to. 4 points posted by Shinzo Reyen /problems/144-on-demand-hacker-news-notification-hackernews-notification 144 Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:46:00 +0000 Notification for selective portions of web/pdf #notification #webscrapping There are still websites which provide daily updated data but don't have an app or even if they do; they don't provide notifications for the selective data I'm interested in. In such cases, I'm left with the only option to check those websites or apps regularly.<div><br></div><div>e.g. <a href="https://distributors.mmtcpamp.com/Downloads/PriceList.pdf">Commodity seller's&nbsp;price list</a>, <a href="https://www.hdfcbank.com/content/bbp/repositories/723fb80a-2dde-42a3-9793-7ae1be57c87f/?path=/Personal/Home/content/rates.pdf">Banking sites which provide forex data</a>.</div><div><br></div><div>Often, what I require from these pdf or other web content are just small pieces of information which can be sent over through notifications instead of having to spend the time in visiting these websites/apps or having to remember to do so.<br><br>Essentially I'm looking for a tool, which allows me to select a particular piece of information on the web or pdf to be sent as notifications at the intervals set by me, if the information is updated.</div><div><br></div><div>Has anyone else faced this problem? Or have a solution to this? do let me know.</div><div><br></div> 3 points posted by Bakshara /problems/114-pdf-notification-webscrapping 114 Mon, 27 Apr 2020 07:02:00 +0000 Saving offer notifications on smartphone #notification #offer I get offers via push notifications regularly, but when I need them I'm unable to find those as I might have dismissed those notifications.<div><br></div><div>e.g. Say, I receive Uber offer code via notification on some random day, if I fail to click that notification and apply the code immediately; I'll loose that notification as I dismiss dozens of other notifications or if I receive another notification from Uber. At-least, Uber has provision to apply offer codes as soon as we receive the notification and use it on a later date; but many apps require the offer code to be used only at the time of purchase(which can vary from the date of notification).</div><div><br></div><div>If there was an app to store notifications, or better just the offer notifications then this problem can be resolved.</div> 3 points posted by Yogesh Basu /problems/77-saving-offer-notifications-on-smartphone-notification-offer 77 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:50:00 +0000