Apple iPhone saves woman’s life after shipwreck near Japan

One woman says her iPhone saved her life when she and seven others on vacation in Japan got shipwrecked and lost in the middle of the ocean.

Rachael Neal, who was on a trip to Japan with her boyfriend and friends, says that her iPhone helped save their lives when their boat taken to Okinawa was overcome by rough tides and capsized in the ocean.

TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer reports:


Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Another Apple product saves yet another life!


  1. Thank God it was an iPhone because if it was an Android phone it would have failed from the fright.

    On the other hand it might’ve worked sending out a spectacular explosive flare, assuming it didn’t kill the shipwrecked crew in the process.

  2. I couldn’t play that video without Safari resetting. It says the webpage is using significant memory. Right now MDN is taking over 2GB of RAM and growing.

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