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Weekly Round Up Podcast #99: social media rage, Nintendo Switch & more

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

This time, the Hadlee Simons once again plays host to the full team: Andy Walker, Graham van der Made and Julia Breakey.

The team discuss the numerous instances of social media rage this week, including a number of tweets from Western Cape premier Helen Zille, and a recent hacking scandal involving Twitter, Turkey, the Netherlands and swastikas.

We also discuss the booming Nintendo Switch sales figures, and we also take a look at the new PlayStation 4 system software update and how it enhances the console’s overall experience.

Lastly, we also discuss the major Ster-Kinekor vulnerability that has been discovered and how it affected its customers and their data.

Social media has this week been aflood with anger stemming from a number of incidents

What are we watching, reading, playing: Julia has been binge-watching Veep. Aside from watching a top-notch comedy, she’s also finally finished Girl on a Train, which she found to be a good read.

Andy has been getting his hands dirty in Styx: Shards 0f Darkness. As for Graham, he’s been too busy to either watch, read, or play anything remotely entertaining.

Hadlee, on the other hand, has still been making his way through the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild which he simply can’t put down. He’s also been reviewing the Motorola Moto Z.

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

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