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Phones Show follow-up chat, views and reviews from myself, Ted Salmon and guests from the mobile world. 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 371 ("Emptying the postbag",04/12/2016) manually (Size: 48MB, 67 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 371 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with James Honeyball

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Ted on the Samsung Nexus S - Specs
Stuart Cutts on Ted’s HTC One (M8) & 1+X
Mark Wilkinson on the Blackberry DTEK60
Antonio Holzmeister on the Moto Z Play
Paul Sargeant on the Huawei P9

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Blackberry DTEK60
Marshall London
iPhone 7 plus
Samsung Galaxy KZoom
Google Pixel
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Stephen Forbes. 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 294 (Blackberry DTEK60)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Dizzy at Dusk by Mayuri Mehrotra using a Nexus 6P

Cat at dusk


App of the Week
Resizeable CalWidget for Android by egg ‘n stone

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 - Chewing Gum for the Ears - Projector Room - PodHub UK


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Download Phones Show Chat episode 370 ("Defending the Pixel, Exploring the Z",27/11/2016) manually (Size: 58MB, 81 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 370 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Myriam Joire

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Blackberry DTEK60
Marshall London
Lenovo Phab2 Pro

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Scott McSweeney-Roberts. 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 292 (Chipsets? Bah!) and Phones Show 293 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Forest Leaves taken by Tjark using a Lumia 950

Leaves

Download Phones Show Chat episode 369 ("More Mods? Hoorah!",20/11/2016) manually (Size: 48MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 369 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve launches the HP Elite X3 FlickR Group
Andrew Manning feedback on last week’s show
Moto Mods Vehicle Dock, Mophie Juice Pack,
Moto Z Nougat to drop OTA any minute
Moto Mod JBL Andrew Manning signs Ted's Sanity Certificate

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Ted’s Pixel Appraisal and Differences (follow the thread)
HP Elite X3
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Android Auto App
Timmy M13

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Stuart Cutts. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL) and 292 (Chipsets? Bah!)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Red Spotted Mushroom shot by Bonapartocunasa using an iPhone 6

Mushroom

Last Week’s Winner Rusty Ring by John1973m and his Original (follow the thread)

Around the Corner
We take a look at the Xiaomi Mi Mix

App of the Week

JustWatch
for Android (Chris Kelly)

Download Phones Show Chat episode 368 ("The Pixel Special",13/11/2016) manually (Size: 57MB, 82 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 368 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Allen Cross
The Google Pixel Special!

Errata & Feedback

Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve launches the HP Elite X3 FlickR Group
A New Marshall London 2? This week?!

Dave Knight on Chinese Phones
Allen Cross on new USB-C USB-PD standards

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Ted’s Pixel Appraisal
HP Elite X3

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Dave Latham. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL) and 292 (Chipsets? Bah!)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Rusty Ring by John1973m using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Rusty Ring

Download Phones Show Chat episode 367 ("Ultra-budget and Projection",05/11/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 367 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Large

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve launches the HP Elite X3 FlickR Group
Steve spots the newly launched
Wileyfox Swift 2
Zachary Kew-Denniss on Streaming Music options
Ted’s Pixel Appraisal

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Moto Mod Insta-Share Projector
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
LG G5
Doogee X5 Max Pro
TIMMY M13
HP Elite X3
Marshall London

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Brooks Giger. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Afternoon Tea by Sean Paull using an iPhone 7 Plus

Tea

Download Phones Show Chat episode 366 ("Galaxy S7 edge or Google Pixel?",29/10/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 366 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Kev Wright

Errata & Feedback
Large, Large, Font, Display
Google Security and 2FA
Kodak Ektra
Blackberry DTEK60 v DTEK50

Device Week
Nexus 6P - Nexus 5X - Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Brett Cook. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Cute by Dave Proudlock using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Cute

Download Phones Show Chat episode 365 ("Pixellated and down on Google?",23/10/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 62 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 365 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond

Errata & Feedback
Taz Hoque on Magnets and Tech Gear
John Doe on keeping batteries charged
Tim Evans, Zachary Kew-Denniss and Michael Rochester on their new Pixels
Lianne Lee on Motorola Customer Service
Phones and Water (iFixit)

Device Week

Nexus 6P - Nexus 5X - Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
iPhone 7 Plus
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Obi Worldphone MV1
HP Elite X3

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Errol Auckinson. 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 290 (Moto Z, Moto Mods and Wileyfox Spark X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Autumn Colour by Roland Roberts using a Moto Droid Turbo 2

Autumn



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

Show 294 - Review of the new Blackberry DTEK60 - secure, updated and decent screen and speakers

Show 293 - Review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and thoughts on pros and cons of buying from China

chipsShow 292 - Chipsets? Bah! Why you shouldn't pay too much attention to raw specs...

Show 291 - Review of the Google Pixel XL, the flagship for Android 7.1 and a new age of Google (in theory)

Show 290 - Reviews of the Moto Z and Moto Mods, plus the Wileyfox Spark X

iPhonesShow 289 - Review of the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus!

Show 288 - News of the Moto Z Play, something new with Xenon, and hands-on reviews of the HP Elite X3 and Moto G4

Show 287 - My Top 5 Phones for August 2016, plus news of the Honor 8

OnePlus 3Show 286 - Review of the budget Honor 5c, plus my take on news of the Galaxy Note 7...

Show 285 - Review of the super-rugged CAT S60, plus news from Blackberry about the DTEK50

Show 284 - Review of the premium mid-ranger with brutal stereo speakers, the Alcatel Idol 4, plus news from Wileyfox...

OnePlus 3Show 283 - Review of the (astonishing value) OnePlus 3 flagship...

Show 282 - Review of the ultra-budget Vodafone Smart Prime 7, plus news of the OnePlus Three and the Moto Z and MotoMods

Show 281 - Review of the new mid-sized Sony Xperia X, plus news of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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