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Steve      Ted 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 . See also the associated Facebook group and forum and Google+ Community.

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 344 ("Andy Large spurns his LG Friends",28/05/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 344 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Large

Errata & Feedback
Mayuri Mehrotra on the USB-C Qi charging adapter for Nexus 6P
Tayo Olasope spots Samsung’s iPhone - Samsung Galaxy C5
200 Prizes Gone
- More where they came from!
Andrew Manning on the ZTE Axon 7
PCAdvisor Phones’ Sounds Test
Aidan Bell on Music Compression

Robert Macrowan on Xiaomi Customer Service
Chris Kelly on Poor Build Quality
Clove Technology
- Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page
Big thanks to Ian Maxfield at iMax Repairs

Device Week
LG G5 - Mixcder Bluetooth headphones - Wkea Case
HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 5X - Nexus 6P - Android DP3
Microsoft Lumia 950

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Kurt Kaufman. 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

Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 279 (HTC 10) and 280 (LG G5)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Vienna Sundown taken by Benedikt Muller using a Lumia 950

Sunset

Forum Classifieds (Kev Wright and Nick Robinson)
Don’t forget to check out the classified sales bargains at pscforum.co.uk

Links of Interest…
PSC on Twitter - FaceBook - Google Plus - FlickR
TTUK - WhateverWorks - AAWP - TechAddictsUK

The Phones Show Chat is a one hour (ish) weekly podcast without interruptions.

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 343 ("Massis Sirapian, Gavin Fabiani-Laymond - the DAC special!",21/05/2016) manually (Size: 44MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 343 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Massis Sirapian and Gavin Fabiani-Laymond
(Gavin’s Gadgets, Twitter)

Errata & Feedback
UK Android Pay Aidan Bell
Is Motorola bring back the RAZR
? Tim Evans
Rob V is considering Living Without Cellular
Google confirms that Project Ara is alive and well
Allen Cross on the Nokia Android phone we’ve craved

Clove Technology
- Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page
Big thanks to Ian Maxfield at iMax Repairs

Device Week
LG G5
HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 5X - Nexus 6P - Android DP3
Microsoft Lumia 950
iPhone 5S

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Daniel Stott. 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

Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 279 (HTC 10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Nephew’s Fun by Mayuri Mehrotra using a Nexus 6P

Toe-nails

Download Phones Show Chat episode 342 ("Xerxes Hodivala, From Note 4 to iPhone",15/05/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 68 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 342 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Xerxes Hodivala

Errata & Feedback
Final word on the Marshall London SD card and ‘play all’ issue
Lots of people posting to Photos from Phones
Alan K highlights current problems with PocketCasts
Andrew Manning’s initial impressions of the HTC 10
Adrian B reports the Wileyfox Swift Marshmallow’d
Allen Cross links out to the GBoard story - just iOS for now

Google’s ‘Start Driving’ mode in Maps
Clove Technology
- LG’s Galore!
Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
iPhone 6S
LG G5
HTC 10
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 5X
Microsoft Lumia 950

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…J Bernard Walsh. 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

Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 278 (Fairphone 2 & Nexus 6P)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: High Tide? By Ross Major using a Samsung Galaxy S6

High Tide

Download Phones Show Chat episode 341 ("Jon Satherley, that Nexus feeling and upgradeable phones",07/05/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 341 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jon Satherley

Errata & Feedback
Increasing support for Photos from Phones and feedback from Kurt Kaufman
Antonis Petrides links out to news of Microsoft’s Pre-Touch and Hover
It seems that iPhone SE is more popular than Apple’d predicted
More changes from Google with Keyboard and G+ Navigation
Clove Technology - Land Rover smartphones Coming Soon!

Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 5X
Nexus 6P
Microsoft Lumia 950
Fairphone 2

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Martin Donoghue. 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

Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 278 (Fairphone 2 & Nexus 6P)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Spring is here by Ahmed Bebars using a Nokia Lumia 920

Bee

Download Phones Show Chat episode 340 ("David Wood, Smartphone? Smart glasses!",01/05/2016) manually (Size: 41MB, 56 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 340 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with David Wood (Blog, Twitter, The Abolition of Aging)

Errata & Feedback
Photos from Phones
launched
John Piggford asks whether PSC will be available via Google Play Music Podcasts
Phil Hendy’s Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge mini-review
Allen Cross sees that Google is building a new hardware division
More Marshall London tinkering!

Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 5X
Huawei P9
Microsoft Lumia 950
Fairphone 2

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Erik Thorsen. 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

Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 277 (Huawei P9) - show 278 coming in a few days!

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Sight One, Sight Two taken by Tjark using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Bridge

Plus: Ants




For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

LG G5Show 280 - News of the Zenfone Max and a full review of the modular LG G5

Show 279 - Review of the brand new HTC 10, plus news of the Moto G4 pair...

Show 278 - Review of the modular Fairphone 2, plus a sideways look at the Nexus 6P

Huawei P9Show 277 - News of the HTC 10 and a full review of the Huawei P9, a premium mid-ranger

Show 276 - Review of the Apple iPhone SE - the 'perfect iPhone'?

Show 275 - Top 5 Phones for March 2016 and a mini-review of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

20 years of smartphonesShow 274 - 20 years of smartphone innovation - a whistle-stop tour!

Show 273 - MWC catch-up, plus reviews of the Lumia 650 and Blackberry Priv

Show 272 - Review of the brand new Honor 5X, premium build at a budget price

Zenfone ZoomShow 271 - Hands-on review of the Zenfone Zoom, plus why I 'film' on a humble 808....

Show 270 - Review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, plus CES catchup

Show 269 - Into my second DECADE! Why I don't use an iPhone or iOS!

Lumia 950Show 268 - Hands-on review of the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, plus a Christmas wallet charger miracle....

Show 267 - Hands-on review of the OnePlus X premium mid-ranger

Show 266 - Hands-on review of the two budget phablets, the Wileyfox Storm and Alcatel Idol 3 5.5"

Nexus 5XShow 265 - News from Motorola and Blackberry, hands-on review of the Google Nexus 5X, and some Christmas stocking filler ideas.

Show 264 - Hands-on review of the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, plus news of the HTC One A9

Show 263 - Hands-on review of the Apple iPhone 6s, pointing the way to a perfect 7?

Moto X StyleShow 262 - News from Microsoft and Google, hands-on review of the Motorola Moto X Style, and some noteworthy accessories.

Show 261 - Hands-on review of the Alcatel Idol 3, plus Samsung's huge mistake....

Show 260 - Hands-on review of the Smart Prime 6, my Top 5 for September 2015, plus some interesting new case ideas for the iPhone 6s.

Marshall LondonShow 259 - News catch-up from IFA 2015, plus hands-on review of the loudest phone on the planet, the Marshall London!

Show 258 - Hands-on previews and reviews of the Honor 7 and Motorola Moto X Play

Show 257 - News of the Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+ and Xperia M5, Hands-on review of the Motorola Moto G (3rd gen), and a look at a waterproof case option for the Galaxy S6

Smart Ultra 6Show 256 - News catch-up, plus hands-on review of the bargain Smart Ultra 6

Show 255 - News of the Honor 7, Hands-on review of the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, and a Proporta Premium Present

Show 254 - The Top 10 Expectations of Camera Phones

Turbocharger 8000Show 253 - Musings on smartphone size, past, present and future, plus a look at the Turbocharger 8000

Show 252 - Review of the ultra-premium Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Show 251 - Review of the LG G4, a look at the new version of the BeachBuoy

Nexus logoShow 250 - My May 2015 Top 5 Phones, plus 'Why Nexus?'

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows