• IOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone's location when you call 911

    4 monthes ago - By BGR

    Despite having unveiled iOS 12 and detailed the software at WWDC 2018 earlier this month, Apple is still announcing new features for the update. On Monday, Apple said in a press release that iOS 12 users will be able to automatically share their location with first responders when they call 911 from their iPhone. This will allow emergency services to locate callers in an instant without the caller having to provide any information over the phone.
    Apple claims that around 80% of 911 calls come from mobile devices, but the “outdated” infrastructure being used by first responders makes it...
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  • Apple's newest iOS 12 feature is an even bigger game-changer than you realize

    Apple's newest iOS 12 feature is an even bigger game-changer than you realize

    4 monthes ago - By BGR

    According to research from the Federal Communications Commission, an improvement of just one minute in emergency response times could save up to 10,000 lives each year. No wonder that tech giants like Google and now Apple are rolling out either tests or - in Apple's case, with the launch of iOS 12 this fall - additions to their operating system that will share a caller's location with 911 operators.
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    Apple announced today the new feature - which will be U.S.-only at launch and available on...
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