The iPhone 14 emergency SOS recently saved a man who was stranded in the state of Alaska and activated the feature.
When is old content new again? When Apple TV+ uses it to generate buzz. TMO writer Nick deCourville joins us to talk the Cupertino-streamer’s stealth programming plan. First though, TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts walks us through the Emergency SOS via satellite demo on iPhone 14.
Apple’s new Emergency SOS via Satellite feature is live, so let’s look at how to practice using it in demo mode.
Emergency SOS via Satellite goes live, news around Apple partner TSMC, and communication about not being communicative.
Security researchers say Apple was/is tracking a lot of App Store activity in iOS 14.6. In the time of iOS 16.1.1, this has led to a lawsuit. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken talk that over. Plus – Twitter and Emergency SOS via Satellite and Steve Jobs’ sandals make it into Mailbag Monday!
Today Apple has announced that the new Emergency SOS via satellite feature will see release sometime during the month of November.
Reports indicate that a woman being buried alive by her estranged husband was able to use her Apple Watch to notify local authorities.
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.
Apple appears to be implementing a way to get more information about false emergency SOS activations in the iOS 16.2 beta.
An Oregon woman trapped in the rocks while swimming owes her life to first responders and the Apple Watch SOS feature.