Apple’s recent hardware events have been tinged with doom and gloom. It’s a departure from the usual celebratory tone of these presentations — all on purpose, of course. The Apple Watch was the first to arrive.
AFib readings and Fall Detection became available, as did video testimonials from users who survived close calls thanks to the wearable.
At the Far Out event in September, the company unveiled another feature that falls into the category of updates you’ll hopefully never need.
Crash Detection for the iPhone and Apple Watch has since proven to be a misunderstood feature, in part because it’s extremely difficult to test.
TechCrunch sJudge Handling Twitter V. Elon Musk Postpones Trial To Oct. 28that down with two Apple executives last week to discuss the feature’s intricacies
Ron Huang, vice president of Sensing & Connectivity, and Kaiann Drance, vice president of Worldwide iPhone Product Marketing, answered some of our burning questions about Crash Detection to give us a better picture of what Apple’s latest safety brings to iPhone and Apple Watch users.