Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services after car accident

With the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG functionality having proven to be incredibly useful for many people, it’s easy to forget about the device’s fall detection feature as well. An 87-year-old woman in Maine is now crediting that feature with helping her after a car accident. more… The post Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old […]

Apple shares new Apple Watch Series 4 how to videos for Workouts & Emergency SOS

Apple this weekend has shared a pair of short Apple Watch how to videos on its YouTube channel. The videos are relatively basic, covering the Workout application and using Emergency SOS mode. Watch them below. more… The post Apple shares new Apple Watch Series 4 how to videos for Workouts & Emergency SOS appeared first […]

Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

An organization representing emergency services in more than 80 countries worldwide has argued that apps can be a better way to report an emergency than making a call. The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) made the suggestion as it announced that emergency apps designed for use in one European country will in future work across […]