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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 328 ("Jamie Holland, Wileyfox and the Xperia increment",07/02/2016) manually (Size: 44MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 328 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jamie Holland

Eratta
Error-53-Gate ironed out by Ian Maxfield
Marshmallow and User Data with Jamie Holland
Anthony Fear spots a possible Sony Vaio Windows Phone
Marshmallow hits 1% from Taz Hoque
Moto X Force knocked out at CPW for 299 by Tim Evans

Device Week
Nexus 6
Nexus 5
Nexus 6P
HTC One (M8)
Asus Zenfone Zoom
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
Wileyfox Swift
Honor 5X

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Russell Varley. 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 271 (Asus Zenfone Zoom)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Lemons shot by Thad Zajdowicz using a Droid Turbo

Lemons

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 - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

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

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 327 ("The Ottawa Obfuscation",31/01/2016) manually (Size: 42MB, 58 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 327 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Rob Vanderkam (FlickR)

Eratta
Taz Hoque leads the rumour-chat about the Samsung Galaxy S7
Jogannath Moorthy reviews his Lenovo Vibe X3
Neil Gilroy is disappointed with his Lumia 640XL & WP
PSC general feedback from listeners
G+ Community Membership, SPAM and Lockdown
Barnaby Steer on TunnelBear
Navjot Singh on Why the Nexus 5 is still the fastest Android Phone

Device Week

Nexus 6
Nexus 5
Nexus 6P
HTC One (M8)
HTC One (M9)
Microsoft Lumia 950
Microsoft Lumia 950XL
Asus Zenfone Zoom

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…D J Reyes. 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 270 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 3)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Winter Wonderland by Ben Roberts using a Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Winter

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 - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 326 ("Jon Bentley, Google Maps For The Win!",23/01/2016) manually (Size: 40MB, 53 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 326 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jon Bentley

Device Week
Nexus 6
Nexus 5
Blackberry Priv
Microsoft Lumia 950
Asus Zenfone Zoom
Nexus 6P iFixit Teardown
Nexus 6 iFixit Teardown

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Fergal Shortall. 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 270 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 3)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Escalator taken by Tjark using a Nokia N8

Escalator

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

App of the Week
Lightning Launcher
for Android

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Links of Interest…
Phones Show FlickR Group - TTUK - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 325 ("Andrew Manning, The Great Smartphone Survey, 2016 Edition!",17/01/2016) manually (Size: 43MB, 59 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 325 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andrew Manning & Richard Yates

Errata
Fernando Vinan-Cano - Android 7 will get rid of black bar at base in G+ and Google added landscape homescreen
Results of the PSC Listener Survey with Andrew Manning

Results of Picture of the Year
with Richard Yates
BT buys EE
by Juliet Purcell
Frustrated Karsten M posts a mini-review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Device Week

Nexus 6
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Marshall London
Nexus 5
Nexus 6P
Nokia Lumia 1520
Sony z5c
iphone 6s+
Blackberry Priv

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…David Addington. 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 270 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 3)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Year 2015: Running Dog by Leon Buxton using an LG G4

Running dog

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

App of the Week
Lightning Launcher
for Android

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Links of Interest…
Phones Show FlickR Group - TTUK - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 324 ("Allen Cross, The Twin Revolution from 2007",10/01/2016) manually (Size: 44MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 324 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Allen Cross

Errata
PSC/FLICKR Group Photo of the Year voting
Andrew Manning is reviving interest in the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
Don’t forget to check out Andrew’s 2015 Listeners’ Survey
Adrian B spots the Peri Duo iPhone Stereo Speakers case!

Allen Cross spots Blackberry’s CEO’s Sheer Pluck!
Albert Iglesias feedback on PSC323

Device Week
Nexus 6
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Marshall London
Nexus 5
Nexus 6P
Nokia Lumia 1520

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Arne Bruning. 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 269 (Why I don’t use an iPhone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: London By Night shot by Massis Sirapian using a Nokia Lumia 1020

London

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

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Links of Interest…
Phones Show FlickR Group - TTUK - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 323 ("Two New Year Rants!",02/01/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 323 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Richard Yates

Errata
Results of Andrew Mannings' 2015 PSC listener survey revealed!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Meizu Pro 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Marshall London
Nexus 5
Microsoft Lumia 950 & 950XL
Christmas gets in the way of the great Windows 10 Mobile beta test

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Robert Daniels. 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 268 (Lumia 950/950XL)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Raveningham Hall stops for water taken with a Nexus 6

Steam train

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

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Links of Interest…
Phones Show FlickR Group - TTUK - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - The Voicemail - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP


For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

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?'

Show 249 - News of the Huawei P8, a 100 challenge/comparison, and a look at two Galaxy S6 cases

Show 248 - Review of the HTC One M9, with traditional camera at last, plus news of the M8s...

SmartwatchesShow 247 - Musings on smartwatches, a look at the Frankie II and Android 5.1 on.... the ancient Galaxy Nexus!

Show 246 - Review of the 'Nexus 6 Lite', musings on the smartphone experience, and a MWC catch-up!

Show 245 - Review of the unique Yotafone 2 and the ultra-rare OnePlus One, plus the Proporta 6-port Turbocharger

Desire EYEShow 244 - Review of the HTC Desire EYE, with twin main cameras, plus news of Windows 10

Show 243 - Review of the 5"-screened budget Lumia 535, a look at CES news, Camera FV-5 and the Proporta SafeKeep wallet

Show 242 - Hands-on review of the Google/Motorola Nexus 6, a vision of the future?

Galaxy Note 4Show 241 - The last show of 2014: Review of the top-specced Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Show 240 - My Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2014, plus a look at the Proporta Stripe Turbocharger 12000 and a review of the LG G Watch R

Show 239 - Review of the Motorola Moto X (2014), plus a request for feedback on the show's future!

Iphone 6 PlusShow 238 - Review of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, plus news of new Galaxy A devices and Oppo phones

Show 237 - News of the Nexus 6, hands on review of the Lumia 830 'affordable flagship', and a look at the Doro Liberto 810, for your mum and dad!

Show 236 - News of the Desire EYE, hands on review of the Blackberry Passport, and verdict on the Lumia 735

Xperia Z3Show 235 - Review of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact, plus iPhone 6 bits and news of the Blackberry Passport

Show 234 - News catch-up from IFA and Apple launches, Moto G (multiple!) and Proporta Pocketool

Show 233 - News catch-up, Facepalm, Lumia 530

G WatchShow 232 - Review of the Nokia Lumia 930, and my brief review of the LG G Watch and Android Wear

Show 231 - Fire Phone, hands-on review of the LG G3, another Pocket Power testimony

Show 230 - Android L, HTC One mini 2, Top 5 Phones for mid 2014

Lumia 630Show 229 - Review of the Nokia Lumia 630, a retrospective on the Galaxy Note II, and some transformational cable tidies....

Show 228 - Review special: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom - dethroning the Nokia 808/1020?

Show 227 - News of the LG G3, Moto E and my hands-on review of the Sony Xperia Z2, the best Z series handset so far

Smart watchShow 226 - My thoughts on smart watches, plus a sumptuous Galaxy S5 accessory

Show 225 - News of the Galaxy K Zoom, my hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and thoughts on custom vs manufacturer firmware...

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

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows