How to Use Emergency SOS on the iPhone

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

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This is a great new feature, stymied by conflicting and confusing instructions for use that, strangely enough, vary depending on which model of iPhone you have.

iOS 11 Emergency SOS Can Also Disable Touch ID

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

If the police ever try to force you to unlock your iPhone, you can temporarily disable TouchID in iOS 11. Of course, that won’t stop them from getting a search warrant, but that is part of the lawful process anyway.

Apple Watch Emergency SOS Helps Student In Car Crash

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple Watch’s Emergency SOS has saved another life. 9To5Mac reports that Casey Bennett, a college student in Maryland, was driving to class earlier this month. Another driver hit his Jeep, and Casey flipped over. His iPhone dropped out of reach, but he had an Apple Watch. Andrew Orr tells us what happened.