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Steve      Tim Salmon 

Follow-up chat, views and reviews from myself, Ted Salmon, a weekly podcast, with frequent guest appearances by the mobile world illuminati.  Comments and questions welcome to my Twitter account @stevelitchfield and to Ted's @tedsalmon63. See also the associated Facebook group and forum and Google+ Community.

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 235 ("Richard Yates, The M8 Camera Showdown",13/04/2014) manually (Size: 31MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 235 - Show Notes

...with Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon and Special Guest Richard Yates


Errata
Steve’s Amazon Affiliate Link at tinyurl.com/amazesteve!

Nightlies Build for Galaxy Nexus trick
Rob V on Phablets, phones and one-handed use
Al Richey on Custom ROMs, Nova Launcher and Huawei Ascend G300
Ian Maxfield’s Link to enable the Galaxy Gear to work with Nexus 5


Device Week

Nexus 5
Lumia 1020 - Steve’s M8/1020 camera comparison
HTC One (M8) - Steve’s Text Review - Richard’s Article on Ted’s Blog - HTC Aim for Social Media
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - Zero Lemon
Nokia 808 - AppList
Galaxy Nexus(!) *STILL* getting nightly CM11 builds (Android kitkat)
Jolla Phone
Project Ara


Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Martin Eyles! We’ll be in touch with you shortly! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club! It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
We chat about some of your comments left in Steve’s YouTube Channel on Show 224 - HTC One (M8)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Found at http://www.flickr.com/groups/phonesshow - Join the Group here

Picture of the Week: Steve Litchfield’s
The Swan (!)

Swan

Steve’s AAWP tutorial for uploading to the Phones Show Flickr group for Windows Phone
Thanks to Richard Yates for management


Forum Classifieds
Don’t forget to look at the bargains over at pscforum.co.uk - And also to check out Kev and Nick’s podcast

Community Corner
Kurt Kaufman kicks of a conversation about Podcatchers and how their search and directories work, Troy Dyall and me are wondering where the HTC Desire 816 is, Taz Hoque lets the group know that the new TouchWiz on the S5 supports the OK Google Hotword leading a discussion on that and while we’re waiting for Steve’s Galaxy S5 to arrive check out Gavin Fabiani-Laymond’s coverage via the Google+ Group.

NFC Dog

Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!
Phones Show Chat 210 (MP3 link) had the interview with nfcdog.com’s Tim Belfall - well worth a listen!

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The Phones Show Chat is a one hour (ish) weekly podcast without interruptions. Thanks to nfcdog.com for helping keep the lights on! For all NFC needs, you know where to go....

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 234 ("Stephen Quin, Cortana delayed by Yorkshire accent",06/04/2014) manually (Size: 31MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 234 - Show Notes

...with Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon and Special Guest Stephen Quin (Blog)


Errata
Steve’s Amazon Affiliate Link at tinyurl.com/amazesteve!

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom leak

Device Week

Nexus 5
Lumia 1020 - Steve’s M8/1020 camera comparison
Pebble Watch
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Nokia Lumia 1320
Nokia Lumia 1520
HTC One (M8) - Steve’s Text Review
Sony SmartWatch 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Nokia 808 - AppList
Galaxy Nexus(!) *STILL* getting nightly CM11 builds (Android kitkat)

Thanks to Andrew Manning for loan of SmartWatches

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Andy Hagon! We’ll be in touch with you shortly! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club! It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
We’ll chat about some of your comments left in Steve’s YouTube Channel on Show 224 next week - HTC One (M8)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Found at http://www.flickr.com/groups/phonesshow - Join the Group here

Picture of the Week: John Balshaw’s Spider in Web
taken on a Nokia N95

Spider

Steve’s AAWP tutorial for uploading to the Phones Show Flickr group for Windows Phone
Thanks to Richard Yates for management


Forum Classifieds
Don’t forget to look at the bargains over at pscforum.co.uk - And also to check out Kev and Nick’s podcast

Community Corner
Free Money to spend in the Google Play Store pointed out by Taz Hoque via Google Opinion Awards if you can be bothered for pennies, Jamie Holland reports that the UK Sony Xperia Z1 Compact now is updating to KitKat and of course we had to navigate our way through various childish comments left on April Fool’s Day. Sigh.

NFC Dog

Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!
Phones Show Chat 210 (MP3 link) had the interview with nfcdog.com’s Tim Belfall - well worth a listen!

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Download Phones Show Chat episode 233 ("Steve Nutt, Blind Android",30/03/2014) manually (Size: 28MB, 59 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 233 - Show Notes

...with Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon and Special Guest Steve Nutt


Errata
Please don’t forget about Steve’s Amazon Affiliate Link now at tinyurl.com/amazesteve!
Aidan Bell feeds back about our thoughts on the Pebble Watch and his take on the Sony SmartWatch 2 - Steve’s Musings on SmartWatch Screen Shapes and Areas


Device Week

Nexus 5
Lumia 1020
Pebble Watch
Moto G
Moto X
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
- Steve’s Battery Horror Story
Nexus S
Lumia 1320
HTC One (M8) - SmartPhone Camera Physics

Steve Nutt’s Links: That Android Show - Telorion - Solara - Aqua Mail - Our Place podcast

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Christos Dimopoulos! We’ll be in touch with you shortly! Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club! It could be you! stevelitchfield.com/paypal.htm & tinyurl.com/pspromo

The Phones Show
We’ll chat about some of your comments left in Steve’s YouTube Channel on Show 223 next week - Nokia Lumia 1320 and Moto X

Phones Show Flickr Group
Found at http://www.flickr.com/groups/phonesshow - Join the Group here

Prize Winning Picture of the Month: Lakescape by Massis Sirapian
taken on a Nokia 808

Lakeside

Steve’s AAWP tutorial for uploading to the Phones Show Flickr group for Windows Phone
Thanks to Richard Yates for management


Forum Classifieds
Don’t forget to look at the bargains over at pscforum.co.uk - And also to check out Kev and Nick’s podcast

Community Corner
Chris Bates kicked off a supportive piece encouraging people to chip into the Beer Fund which evolved into an interesting discussion about this and other podcasts, the industry and direction podcasts are taking, whilst Tony Butler seeks advice from the Community on BlueTooth Speakers for cars and Taz Hoque spies OS crash stats and considers the stupidity of comparing Gingerbread with iOS 7!

App of the Week

Michael Dyer finds an app called SkipLock in the Play Store to get past the Android Lockscreen with ease when trying to use Google Now

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!
Phones Show Chat 210 (MP3 link) had the interview with nfcdog.com’s Tim Belfall - well worth a listen!

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus




For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

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...

Moto XShow 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

Oppo N1Show 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 bulletproof case...

Show 218 - Hands on review of the Pebble smartwatch, plus trying to solve the Charging Conundrum!

jollaShow 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 teases/surprises

Show 215 - Hands on review of the Motorola Moto G, plus hacking the Galaxy Nexus

Note 3Show 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 Moto G

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

Z1Show 211 - My hands on review of the Sony Xperia Z1, plus news of the Oppo N1 and Blackberry Z30

Show 210 - My thoughts on the Nokia Lumia 1020 and six weeks with the 808 PureView's successor

Show 209 - News of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, plus my review of the ZTE Open and a walk through ProCapture.

Galaxy Mega 6.3Show 208 - My hands on review of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, plus news of the Sony Xperia Z1 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Show 207 - News catch up, plus my Top 3 Smartphone Upgrades, cutting edge OS on classic hardware.

Show 206 - Hands on review of the Huawei Ascend P6, plus my hands-on first look at the Nokia Lumia 1020 and its rather special camera.

Galaxy S4 ZoomShow 205 - My hands on review of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, plus news of the Nokia Lumia 1020

Show 204 - When is a phone not a phone? Plus a review of the Nokia Lumia 928 (with Xenon) and an OIS update, by popular request(!)

Show 203 - News catch-up, plus a hands-on demonstration of the state of the art in smartphone OIS

Blackberry Q10Show 202 - My detailed review of the utterly unique Blackberry Q10

Show 201 - News catch-up, plus my thoughts on stock Android...

Show 200 - Full review of the Samsung Galaxy S4, plus your user stories sent in to celebrate 200 shows!

Show 199 - News of the Samsung Galaxy Mega and Archos devices, my Top 5 Phones for May 2013

Lumia 520Show 198 - why wireless charging will be standard on all top phones within 12 months, plus hands-on review of the Nokia Lumia 520

Show 197 - News of Facebook Home, my story of 'customising the heck' out of the Galaxy S III, plus a cosy chat on the sofa(!)

Show 196 - Extended review of the HTC One: the premier Android smartphone in the world?

Xperia ZShow 195 - hands-on review of the Sony Xperia Z, plus news comments on the HTC One

Show 194 - Extended review of the Blackberry Z10: beginning of a new era or beginning of the end?

Show 193 - Reviews of the iPhone OtterBox ARMOR, the Nokia Lumia 620 and (kind of) the HTC 8S(!)

Galaxy S III miniShow 192 - hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S III mini, plus news of the Blackberry Z10 and Q10

Show 191 - The ins and outs of software video stabilisation, plus 'how far back could you go?'

Show 190 - My review of the Samsung Ativ S, plus phone news from CES 2013

Show 189 - My review of Android 4.2 and my Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2012

Nexus 4Show 188 - hands-on review of the Google Nexus 4 and Nokia Asha 311

Show 187 - My hands-on review of the optically stabilised, bullet proof Nokia Lumia 920

Show 186 - My hands-on review of the 13 megapixel, Bravia-enhanced Sony Xperia T, plus my top 10 Android applications

Nokia N950Show 185 - News of the Nexus 4, hands-on review of the ultra-rare Nokia N950, and a look at simple things to do for getting better low light photos out of even average camera phones.

Show 184 - News, plus my hands-on review of the Intel-powered, 2GHz, almost bullet proof Motorola RAZR i

Show 183 - News, plus my hands-on review of the super-sized Samsung Galaxy Note II - who's it aimed at?

iPhone 5Show 182 - News of the LG Optimus G, plus my hands-on review of the stunningly crafted (and stunningly expensive) Apple iPhone 5

Show 181 - News of two HTC Windows Phone 8 smartphones, plus a hands-on review of the Vodafone Smart II and thoughts on braving the current smartphone tsunami.

Show 180 - News of the new iPhone and other handsets, a hands-on review of the Utano Barrier T180, and a tour round my own Jelly Bean setup on the Galaxy Nexus.

Galaxy BeamShow 179 - News, plus my hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy Beam, complete with integral 15 Lumens pico projector

Show 178 - The Mobile OS State of the Union, plus news and revitalising an old S60 phone

Show 177 - Hands-on reviews of the qwerty Android (powerhouse wannabe) Motorola Pro+ and Binatone BB200(!)

Jelly BeanShow 176 - News/odds and ends, My favourite bits of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and a brief look at a new mobile-centric music system.

Show 175 - Hands-on review of the HTC One V, plus news catch up and a tour round my personal 808 set-up

Show 174 - Hands-on review of the Nokia 808 PureView - the best Symbian smartphone ever made - can its monster camera make up for other shortcomings?

Nokia 808Show 173 - News, A hands-on review of the Huawei Ascend G300 and my Top 5 Phones for June 2012

Show 172 - Hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S III, 4.8" screen and quad core processor - the biggest and best phone in the world?

Show 171 - Hands-on review of the Motorola RAZR MAXX with massive 3300mAh battery

Virtual controlsShow 170 - News, A rant on the non-take up of Android 4.0 virtual controls, and a hands-on review of the Nokia Lumia 900

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows