Government supplied mobile emergency alerts are something yet to be tried in the UK, but that is about to change. The Government is partnering with the three biggest UK carriers – EE, O2 and Vodafone – to trial an emergency alert system at select locations across the country.
The emergency alert system in iOS is meant to save lives, either the lives of children with the AMBER Alert system, or lives in general with natural disaster warnings. However, not all alerts are created equally, and unfortunately, not all iOS alerts are as informative or interactive as they need to be. Craig Hockenberry has broken down the problems with the AMBER alert received by many Californian's last night. From Furbo: