American Heart Association says MagSafe could interfere with cardiac devices

Kris Holt

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), devices with Apple’s MagSafe technology can cause interference if placed over the skin or in close proximity to heart devices such as pacemakers. AHA researchers found that “select devices” from all three major cardiac device manufacturers (Medtronic, Abbott, and Boston Scientific) “have magnetic susceptibility.” “Our study shows that … Read more

Google taps your phone cameras to measure your heart rate

Google Fit Respiratory Rate Measurement Process GIF

Like many of us, Google cares more about our health. The company today announced new features that will allow people without wearable sensors to read their breathing and heart rates. Starting next month, Pixel owners will be able to use their phone cameras to measure their heart rate and breathing rates through Google Fit. The … Read more