Why experts are worried about the iPhone 14’s satellite feature

Apple is touting the emergency satellite communications capabilities of its new iPhone 14 lineup. But wilderness rescue experts say the new feature might get some users into trouble. Apple says the Emergency SOS feature, coming in November, can help you connect with emergency services outside the range of cellular and Wi-Fi coverage. Expert: “Don’t rely fully on satellite service; make sure to have multiple, redundant ways of communicating or receiving alerts, such as two-way radios’s. The National Association for Search and Rescue: “Satellite SOS is not a free pass for risky behavior”

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