Free music streaming is coming to Google and Amazon

People who prefer Google Fit can use the app on their iPhones now.Image: Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images There’s certainly no shortage of health-tracking options on iOS devices, between Apple Health, Fitbit, and countless other apps. However, one big name was missing until this week. Google announced on Wednesday that its Google Fit app is now available on iOS. That means the app, which received a major revamp last year, is now usable on pretty much any smart device you might own.  SEE ALSO: Fitbit Inspire HR Review The announcement made it pretty clear that Google wants to be as accommodating as possible for fitness enthusiasts. Apps like Nike Run Club that connect with Apple Health will also sync …

Twitter co-founder subtweets Jack Dorsey following Trump meeting

Can you block your co-founder?Image: Drew Angerer / getty  The subtweet is coming from inside the house. Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey was on the receiving end of a not-so-subtle own today following an April 23 Oval Office meeting with Donald Trump. It seems that Biz Stone, one of the company’s original co-founders, doesn’t think too highly of the CEO’s justification for meeting with the President. And so, Stone did what many frustrated Twitter users do: he used the platform to make his displeasure known.  SEE ALSO: Twitter users trolled Jack Dorsey on a giant projection screen during his TED Talk “I’ve got a meeting today that could result in division,” wrote Stone. “I’m letting you know so you …

This smart collar is like a ‘Fitbit’ for your dog

The Fitbit Inspire HR can do a lot for a relatively low price.Image: Zlata Ivleva / Mashable Fitbit Inspire HR $99.95 The Good Impressive feature lineup for the price • Easy setup • comfortable to wear • Mobile app integration works seamlessly ⚡ Mashable Score 3.5 📘Learning Curve 2.5 💵 Bang for the Buck 4.5

Apple funded study finds Apple Watch might be useful

So steady you could set a watch to it.Image: Tracey Media / getty Eighty-four percent of the time, it works every time.  A study involving more than 400,000 participants and their Apple Watches indicated that the smart device may provide some form of early warning for those experiencing the heart rate irregularity known as atrial fibrillation. So reports Reuters, which notes that the research was funded by Apple.  The study, done in collaboration with Stanford Medicine, required people to wear an Apple Watch and made use of the watch’s irregular rhythm notification feature. It found that around 84 percent of the people notified of an irregular heart rate by the watch were actually confirmed “to be in atrial fibrillation at …

Amazon appears to take action on books promoting autism cures

Amazon has taken another stand on health misinformation.Image: Getty Images Amazon has reportedly pulled books relating to autism cures and anti-vaccination misinformation. As reported by NBC News, the titles Healing the Symptoms Known as Autism and Fight Autism and Win are no longer available on its marketplace. SEE ALSO: Amazon pulls anti-vaccination documentaries from Prime Video Accessing either of those titles turns a “page not found” on Amazon’s website, but it’s unclear if it’s part of a crackdown on books which promote health misinformation. Last week, Amazon pulled anti-vaccination documentaries from Prime Video. The removal of these books followed a Wired report which highlighted how the site is rife with books promoting scientifically unproven and potentially dangerous treatments for autism.  …

Trump admin considers using social media to deny you benefits

Sorry, not sorry.Image: Anadolu Agency / getty As if you needed another reason to stop posting on Facebook.  The Trump administration is reportedly working in collaboration with the Social Security Administration to develop a plan for combing through social media posts for evidence — whatever that means — that those receiving certain types of government benefits should have those benefits denied. That’s right, your ‘gram-worthy vacation pics could soon cause you to lose your disability insurance benefits.  So reports the New York Times, which cites “administration officials” as confirming that the White House is “actively” working on making this authoritarian fever dream a reality. The idea is not a new one, the Times notes, having been suggested in an earlier …