Emergency

11.29.14
Impractical ICE BlackBox can film, share emergency situations
11.29.14

Impractical ICE BlackBox can film, share emergency situations

ICE BlackBox promises a secure, easy system for delivering audio, video and your location to perso...

By G. Tinari,   11.29.14
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10.30.14
Analog wrist watch can call emergency numbers even without a phone
10.30.14

Analog wrist watch can call emergency numbers even without a phone

There are some smartwatches out there like Will.i.am's Puls that can make voice calls without havi...

By M. Moon,   10.30.14
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09.20.14
The Daily Grind: What's your favorite "Oh %$#@" button?
09.20.14

The Daily Grind: What's your favorite "Oh %$#@" button?

I'm not the best under pressure in video game sometimes. When something really bad starts happening...

By J. Olivetti,   09.20.14
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08.27.14
Hail nearby medics with the GoodSAM smartphone app
08.27.14

Hail nearby medics with the GoodSAM smartphone app

In a serious medical emergency, action in the first few minutes can be key to a positive outcome....

By J. Rigg,   08.27.14
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08.08.14
Carriers have to let you text 911 by the end of the year
08.08.14

Carriers have to let you text 911 by the end of the year

You've had the option of texting 911 in a handful of US cities for a couple of months, thanks in p...

By J. Fingas,   08.08.14
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07.30.14
Emergency app triggers panic after false alarm warns of impending quake
07.30.14

Emergency app triggers panic after false alarm warns of impending quake

Just after noon on Monday, thousands of Mexico City residents evacuated their office buildings and...

By Mike Wehner,   07.30.14
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07.17.14
Get emergency iPhone-to-iPhone connections with GoTenna
07.17.14

Get emergency iPhone-to-iPhone connections with GoTenna

In October of 2012, a huge swath of the northeastern US got smacked by Hurricane Sandy. Adding to...

By M. Rose,   07.17.14
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07.11.14
90 percent of 911 calls made in Washington, DC lacked accurate location info
07.11.14

90 percent of 911 calls made in Washington, DC lacked accurate location info

Data pulled from a recent Freedom of Information Act request reveals that an overwhelming majority...

By M. Smith,   07.11.14
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07.08.14
Key fob phone alerts friends that you need help with the press of a button
07.08.14

Key fob phone alerts friends that you need help with the press of a button

You know how establishments have hidden emergency buttons to call the police? There's a new device...

By M. Moon,   07.08.14
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