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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 286 ("Craig Carroll, iPhone 6 Plus buyer's remorse?",12/04/2015) manually (Size: 40MB, 69 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 286 - Show Notes
Sunday 12th April 2015

Steve Litchfield with Ted Salmon and Craig Carroll

Errata
Colin Bowen on Google’s Qi charger
HTC One (M9) reviews and thoughts by listeners and professionals
Apple Watch - read what reviewers think
Andrew Manning continues his series of thoughts on Android Launchers

Ted finds bugs in the Nexus 6
The future of batteries with “new materials” and Aluminium

Device Week

Nokia Lumia 930
Nexus 5
iPhone 6+
Apple Watch
HTC One (M9)
OnePlus One
Nexus 6
Microsoft Lumia 640
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL
Huawei Honor Holly

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Julien Cheriyan. 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 248 - HTC One (M9)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Hiding by David Rich using a Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

Hiding

Phones Show FlickR Group - Join the Group here - Thanks to Richard Yates - Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 285 ("Brad Duncan, iPhones everywhere",05/04/2015) manually (Size: 33MB, 56 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 285 - Show Notes
Sunday 5th April 2015

Steve Litchfield with Ted Salmon and Brad Duncan

Errata
Vid2Pix
for Windows Phone
Colin Bowen on the pros & cons of Google’s own Qi Charger
Lots of people still trying to understand Google+
Lots about Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge, including the usual hammer test!

The usual raft of April Fool’s jokes - Are we not immune yet?!
Andrew Manning on Favourite Android Widgets

Device Week

Nokia Lumia 930
Nexus 5
iPhone 6+
iPhone 6
Moto E (2015) LTE/4G
HTC One (M9)
- Camera Head-to-Head with Lumia 930
TTSims TT580

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Jeffrey Johannessen. 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 247 (SmartWatches and more)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Tower Bridge taken by ‘Flicking Adrian’ using an HTC One (M7)

Tower Bridge

Phones Show FlickR Group - Join the Group here - Thanks to Richard Yates
Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 284 ("Andy Hagon, That 1020 Show...",29/03/2015) manually (Size: 37MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 284 - Show Notes
Sunday 29th March 2015

Steve Litchfield & Andy Hagon

Device Week
Lumia 1020 - mainly(!) Ahem.... Vid2Pix
Plus smartwatch and platform stuff....

Community

Musing and responses about iOS with this week’s trip into iPhoneland

Thoughts from Jamie Holland on the Samsung Galaxy Golden, HTC Tide and HTC Moment

Ismail Lawomtong leads discussion and opinions regarding HTC One (M8) against the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a bit of iPhone in the mix!

Andrew Manning spots reports of an iPhone 6C being lined up by Apple

Jay Andolinin in defence of, and support for, the SmartWatch

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Johan Haggblom. 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 247 (smartwatch musings, Proporta Frankie II, Android 5.1 on Galaxy Nexus)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Pointed Array by Ahmed Bebars shot with his Nokia Lumia 920

Pencils

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Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 283 ("Tim Raggett, One Plus One equals Three (GB)",22/03/2015) manually (Size: 37MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 283 - Show Notes
Sunday 22nd March 2015

Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon with Tim Raggett

Device Week
Nokia Lumia 930
Nexus 5
Samsung Galaxy S4
Galaxy Nexus
OnePlus One
Moto G (2013)
Nokia Lumia 535
TTSims TT580
Sony SmartWatch 3 (Steel)

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Jens Ole Dahlsgaard Jepsen. 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 246 (MWC Catchup, Nexus 6 Lite or Moto G [2014] and Nokia Lumia 435)

Around the Corner
We compare the HTC One (M8) with the One (M9)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Springtime by Hugo VK using a Nokia 808 PureView

Springtime

Phones Show FlickR Group - Join the Group here - Thanks to Richard Yates
Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 282 ("What make is your DVD player?(!)",15/03/2015) manually (Size: 40MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 282 - Show Notes
Monday 15th March 2015
Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon with Richard Yates

Feedback & Errata
Splash Screens made a splash!
Android 5.1 opens up Quad-Core to work fully on Nexus 6 (and maybe others?)
Nexus 6 v Nexus 5 and the Rita Test - I needed a belt with this in pocket!
Allen Cross spots ASUS toying with plug-in Xenon flash for their phones
Material Design makeover
for Pocket Casts
Too late to get a Nexus 5 from Play Store co-inciding with a website makeover
Jonathan Li is keeping our FaceBook group alive!

Steve Norris-Tari on State of the Mobile Phone Industry!
Aidan Bell feeds back on SmartWatches, connection and battery

Device Week
Nokia Lumia 920
Nokia Lumia 930 - Steve’s Mega-Review
Nexus 5
Nexus 6
Moto 360
Moto G 2nd gen (2014)
- AKA Nexus 6 Lite!
Samsung Galaxy S4
iPhone 4S
Galaxy Nexus
on Android 5.1 - Dreams Custom Firmware

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Benedikt Mueller. 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 246 (MWC Catchup, Nexus 6 Lite or Moto G [2014] and Nokia Lumia 435)

Around the Corner
We take a look at the potentially confusing world of the Moto G releases!

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: SeaScape by Ross Major using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Sea scape

Phones Show FlickR Group - Join the Group here - Thanks to Richard Yates
Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

App of the Week
Recently for Android

NFC Dog

Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 281 ("Rita El-Khoury, Samsung making the right decisions?",09/03/2015) manually (Size: 36MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 281 - Show Notes
Sunday 8th March 2015
Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon with Rita El-Khoury

Feedback & Errata
Feedback on the LG G3, Qi Charging and Camera quality
Luke Van Eede disagrees with us on power sockets being best on the bottom of devices
Buzz about the Lenovo Vibe Shot led by Andrew Manning
Tim Evans chats about BlackBerry announcing their new touch-screen/QWERTY-Slider
Leon Buxton and Ted chat about Android, iOS, switching and disillusionment

Colin Bowen’s on Ted’s side!

Device Week
Nokia Lumia 920
Nokia Lumia 930 - Steve’s Mega-Review
Nexus 5
LG G3
LG G Watch R
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Nexus 6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Damian Stokoe. 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 245 (YotaPhone 2 and OnePlus One). 246 on hiatus because of Steve's mum's death and general circumstances.

Around the Corner
We take a quick look at the newly announced Moto E (2015)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Botanic Pattern by Andy Hagon using a Nokia Lumia 1520

Botanic

Phones Show FlickR Group - Join the Group here - Thanks to Richard Yates
Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

Follow us…

Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Download Phones Show Chat episode 280 ("Ted Salmon, Under the influence... of cider and lemsip!",02/03/2015) manually (Size: 34MB, 58 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 280 - Show Notes
Monday 2nd March 2015
Steve Litchfield & Ted Salmon with a Catch Up Special!

Feedback & Errata
iPhones as Jewellery? Surely not!

Device Week
We have a brief chat about what’s been announced at MWC so far
Samsung Galaxy S4
Nokia Lumia 930
Nexus 5
BlackBerry Passport
Nokia Lumia 1020
LG G3 - Touch Calendar
for Android
Moto G (2014)
ChromeCast

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Per Sjoborg. 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 245 (YotaPhone 2 and OnePlus One)

[246 delayed because of Steve's and his mum's health!]

Around the Corner
We take a look at the HTC Desire 626

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Breakfast Table by Leon Buxton, taken with an iPhone 6+

Breakfast

Phones Show FlickR Group - Join the Group here - Thanks to Richard Yates
Info/advice on Flickr - Uploading Photos using Windows Phone - Android

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

NFC Dog
Thanks again to these guys, see nfcdog.com for all NFC tag needs!

Follow us…

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For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

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