New Apple vids show how to enable heart alerts & fall detection for Apple Watch Series 4

Apple on Thursday uploaded a pair of YouTube videos explaining two of the health features of the Apple Watch Series 4, irregular heart rhythm notifications and fall detection. Both clips are under 40 seconds long, and guide wearers to the right places in the iOS Watch app — “Emergency SOS” in the case of fall detection, … Read more

Instagram Spotted Testing New ‘Active At’ Feature on Direct Messaging; Text-Only Stories, Screenshot Alerts Also Coming Soon

Instagram has been spotted testing a new feature on its mobile app. With the new feature, users can see the online status for people that they been conversing with on DMs (Direct Messages). Interestingly, the feature works even if the person is not following your account. Gadgets 360 spotted this feature, along with other users on … Read more

Those emergency cellphone alerts are about to get more interactive

  The emergency alerts that get pushed to cellphones are about to get a lot more interactive. What arrived in 2012 as the occasional text message about imminent weather issues has emerged as the key means of alerting Americans about all manner of emergencies, including Amber Alerts on missing children. With changes approved by the … Read more