IFTTT / GCM Delays

If you’re using the IFTTT or other GCM trigger – i.e. not the LAN or SMS alerts – you may find it is sometimes quite slow. This is a Google problem, not a LANnouncer problem.  Basically, Google throttles down the heartbeat to reduce battery usage.
If you’re rooted, you can solve this following this article.  Otherwise, it’s basically a cost of how Google does their own messaging.