An item was announced during the September Apple event, and it’s not hardware or software. Apple’s new Emergency SOS feature is now available on all iPhone 14s running iOS 16.1 or later. There is a demo feature which walks you through the entire process without actually making a 9-1-1 call. It happens by linking to a satellite, under ideal conditions, with a direct view of the sky and horizon. It will likely take a long time to determine if this is really a game-changer, or another toy that stupid people will abuse.

Apple has announced that the iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via Satellite service will officially start rolling out today, the company said in a press release…