Tag: Emergency SOS

Gadgets, Products

How Apple Watch helped this Delaware student call for help after carbon monoxide poisoning

January 2, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

A new report from CBS News this week shares the story of a Delaware student who says her Apple Watch helped save her life after she passed out from carbon monoxide poisoning. While we’ve seen a number of stories about […]

iPhone, Products

iPhone’s Emergency SOS feature saves a group of lost hikers in California

May 19, 2023

Via: BGR

The iPhone 14’s SOS via satellite feature has saved another life. Well, in this case, a whole group of them. As reported by NBC News, a group of teens got lost while hiking in Southern California. After being lost for […]

News and Press

iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via Satellite saves the day for Utah college kids trapped in 500-foot deep canyon

April 24, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Since the iPhone 14 Pro was released with its new Emergency SOS via Satellite features last year, we’ve heard a handful of stories about the feature being used to help iPhone users in dire situations. A new story out of […]

iPhone, Products

MWC: iPhone Emergency SOS triggers new space race

February 24, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Mobile World Congress (MWC) opens for business soon, and what Apple is doing usually casts a shadow at the world’s biggest mobile industry event. With that in mind, let’s note the plethora of satellite communication tools being introduced in the […]

iOS, Operating System

iOS 16.3 for iPhone now available to everyone: Here’s what’s new

January 23, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

After a month of beta testing, Apple is releasing iOS 16.3 to iPhone users everywhere today. This update includes a new way to secure your Apple ID, changes to Emergency SOS, and more. There’s also a brand new wallpaper that […]

iPhone, Products

iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via satellite and Crash Detection features combine to help first responders pull off incredible helicopter rescue

December 14, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The new Emergency SOS via satellite feature for iPhone 14 users has only been available for a month, but we’re already seeing stories emerge showcasing the power of this functionality. Now, first responders in California are crediting Emergency SOS via […]

iPhone, Products

iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via Satellite Expansion: Four New Additional Countries To Be Included

November 15, 2022

Via: Tech Times

iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via satellite feature is now expanding to new countries. This means that more users will be able to take advantage of this advanced functionality. On Nov. 15, Apple announced that the Emergency SOS via satellite feature […]

iPhone, Products

iPhone 13 vs iPhone 14: Which should you buy?

October 17, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The iPhone 14 is the most affordable of Apple’s latest iPhone generation. However, the company continues to sell last year’s iPhone 13. Whether you’re considering an upgrade or looking to buy a new iPhone for the first time in several […]

iPhone, Products

iPhone 14’s satellite connectivity feature could launch outside the US and Canada this year

September 15, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple’s new Emergency SOS via Satellite feature is coming to the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro in November, but only in the United States and Canada at launch. A new report from MacPrime, however, suggests that Apple has ambitious […]