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Tech Bytes: Whats-App Tracker, New Samsung Camera

October 19, 2017 06:52 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, real-time tracking of yourself! It's a new feature of What's-App called "Live Location." You can share your location with friends and family in real time. It's meant to make getting together easier or making sure a loved one gets home safe. What's-App says it's encrypted, so snoops won't see it.

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Google Maps is removing its controversial mini- cupcake calorie counter from its IOS apps. It calculated the number of calories an "average" person burned while walking a route, but it never specified what an "average" person is. Critics say the cupcakes could be a trigger for those with eating disorders.

Samsung's new camera isn't lacking in lenses. The '360 round' has 17 of them. Samsung says the design will help users capture and live stream 3D video to create VR content, but serious shooters only need apply. The cost is more than $10,000.


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