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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 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

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

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 339 ("Andrew Manning, The Late Night Special",23/04/2016) manually (Size: 37MB, 51 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 339 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andrew Manning

Thanks to Clove - we chat briefly about the DeWalt MD501

Errata & Feedback
Fancy increasing your Nexus 5 storage from 32-64GB? Here’s how - Chris Andrews
Will we ever see the Acer Predator 6 Ted asks!
Kurt Kaufman checks out the Caterpillar S60 with FLIR!
Allen Cross links to the story on the ZUK Z2 Pro
Tayo Olasope covers the first phones without 3.5mm headphone sockets - LeEco

Gary Avery spots the smallest Android SmartPhone in the world!
Apologies for the audio in PSC338 - and indeed (to a degree, for this one, 339, production changes are being made, don't worry!)
Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
iPhone 6S+
Sony Z3 Compact Tablet Phone
Marshall London
Nexus 5X
Huawei P9

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Mike Mullen. 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)

Around the Corner
We chat about the forthcoming tank of a phone - the New Cat S60

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: The Mumbai Sealink by Mayuri Mehrotra using a Nexus 6P

Skyline

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

Download Phones Show Chat episode 338 ("Gavin Fabiani-Laymond and the G5 Skype road test",17/04/2016) manually (Size: 40MB, 49 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 338 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond (Tech Addicts UK
, Gavin’s Gadgets, Twitter)

Errata & Feedback
Andrew Manning links to an HTC 10 v Nexus 6P speaker comparison video
Finally, Podcasts Coming to Google Play Music on Monday 18th April

Google Release $35 Live Cases for the Nexus 5X, 6 and 6P
Kit X adapter from Clove Technology - Steve’s Mini-Review

Device Week

Nexus 6P
LG G5
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
- Sample Photos: One, Two, Three

Around the Corner
We take a look at the HTC 10 announced this week

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Jonathan Pownall. 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 276 (Apple iPhone SE)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Spring is Here using a Microsoft Lumia 950 XL:

Spring

Download Phones Show Chat episode 337 ("Leigh Geary, The P9 may be new, but the S5 is indestructible!",10/04/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 337 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Leigh Geary (@gears, coolsmartphone.com)

Errata & Feedback
Snagged by a 1st April prank! XDA LabPhone
Steve Nutt on the Marshall London and Wileyfox Swift
Kit X adapter
from Clove Technology

Device Week

NextBit Robin
The Nexus Nut! 5, 5X, 6, 6P - Why Nexus?
OnePlus X (Ceramic)
iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Huawei P9/Plus - Steve’s durability thoughts
LG G5

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Dean Cooksey. 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 276 (Apple iPhone SE)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Growing to the Sky by Olivier Noirhomme using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Bluebells




For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

Huawei P9Show 277 - News of the HTC 10 and a full review of the Huawei P9, a permium 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?'

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