Updates on the false Crash Detection calls coming from the ski slopes and Twitter nixing third-party clients start us off this week. Then, TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken find mixed-reality, touchscreen MacBooks, and the US government waiting in Mailbag Monday.
Find out when and why you should turn off the iPhone Crash Detection feature, as well as how to turn it off when necessary.
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Two new iPhone 14 safety features helped rescuers locate and save two people who got involved in a serious car accident.
Apple and China news, high crazy by tweet, and tweaking Apple’s Crash Detection. Those are the sorts of things we’re noticing from the Observation Deck today.
Apple’s Crash Detection feature on iPhone and Apple Watch have been triggering more accidental emergency calls.
If you thought it was bad when Apple added two more ad slots to the App Store, hold Apple’s beer. A slew of ads for gambling apps almost make the ad slot additions forgettable. TMO writer Nick deCourville joins Ken to discuss that. Plus – Nick and Ken talk about how Apple is learning from accidental Emergency SOS notifications.
While Apple’s Crash Detection may seem pretty amazing, it’s even more involved than most people know. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk over some new information from Apple execs about the safety feature. Plus – Apple TV+ blurs the line between fiction and reality with a little Bumble Bantr.