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Show 224 - News of
Windows Phone 8.1, my hands-on review of the HTC One (M8) and a review
of the Freedom Bluetooth Backlit keyboard...
Show 223 -
My hands on review of the Nokia Lumia 1320 budget phablet and the
Motorola Moto X with 'Touchless Control'
Show 222 - My take
on news from MWC 2014, Snap/Android on the full QWERTY Blackberry
Q10, My Top 5 Phones for March 2014, Turbocharger 7000
Show 221 - Hands
on review of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, plus a mini-review of the
Blackberry Z30 in Android 4.x-compatible guise
Show 220 -
My hands on review of the Oppo N1, demoing the 'Nexus Note' and a
mini-review of the Sony QX-10 smartphone camera add-on
Show 219 - Hands
on review of the Nokia Lumia 1520 'phablet', plus a look at a
Show 218 - Hands
on review of the Pebble smartwatch, plus trying to solve the Charging
Show 217 -
My hands on review of the Jolla phone and Sailfish OS, plus a look at
the Proporta Customiser
Show 216 - Hands
on review of the Nokia Lumia 625, plus Nexus updates and some
Show 215 - Hands
on review of the Motorola Moto G, plus hacking the Galaxy Nexus
Show 214 -
My hands on review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with S Pen and massive
learning curve, plus a look at the Pocket Power and the LG G Flex and
Show 213 - Hands
on review of the Google Nexus 5, plus my Top 5 Phones for November 2013
and a bonus clip of reconditioning an iPhone 4S
Show 212 - Hands
on review of the LG G2, plus a look at the Proporta BeachBuoy and news
of the HTC One Max
Show 211 -
My hands on review of the Sony Xperia Z1, plus news of the Oppo N1 and
Show 210 - My
thoughts on the Nokia Lumia 1020 and six weeks with the 808 PureView's