Weekly Round Up Podcast #85: US Elections, Samsung Gear Fit 2 & more

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Welcome to Weekly Round Up, our podcast discussing the latest tech trends, innovation, and news from the last few days.

This week, Hadlee Simons plays host to Andy Walker and Matthew Alexander.

In this edition of the Weekly Round Up, the team talks the newly-reviewed Samsung Gear Fit 2, and WWE 2K17. In light of the US Elections, we also talk the social impact of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Twitter, Facebook and Netflix.

The US Elections caused massive traffic spikes for Facebook and Twitter, but overall bandwidth usage drops in North America

With the Supermoon due on Monday, we also mentioned a few photography tips from a NASA photographer on how to snap it. And finally, we touch on YouTube’s HDR announcement and Nissan’s shared car ownership scheme.

What are we watching, reading, playing: Matthew is still playing Titanfall 2 and is now part of an online clan. Yay! Andy has started playing Fallout 4 again, but this time in survival mode. He is also watching old episodes of 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Hadlee is wrestling with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and hopping from planet to planet.

Tweet of the Week: When a picture within Tweet of the Week is actually the Tweet of the Week…

For all this and more, have a listen to the podcast below, and over on YouTube. Also, be sure to catch the thorough Recommended Reading list at the foot of this article.

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