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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 352 ("Marek Pawlowski, Of Blackberrys and Security Updates",24/07/2016) manually (Size: 51MB, 71 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 352 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with Marek Pawlowski (MEX Conference, blog & podcast)

Errata & Feedback
Jamie Holland on Twilight and associated Apps
Martin Dix on Nexus 5 volume problem and DIY!
Lenovo says Moto Z models will get monthly updates from Google
Allen Cross notes that G+ will soon have Image Comments
Amazon retiring their App for Windows Phone
Ahmed Bebars on Google’s Search App update Plan Your Visit

Device Week

Marshall London - Update to Chrissie
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL
Blackberry Priv
Huawei Mate S
Blackberry Passport

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Rajkumar Gopalaswamy. 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 283 (OnePlus 3) and 284 (Alcatel Idol 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Horizontal Rain by Robin Van Der Kam using a Lumia 950XL

Rain


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 - G+ Photos from Phones
- G+ Videos from Phones - TTUK - WhateverWorks - AAWP - TechAddictsUK - Chewing Gum for the Ears

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

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 351 ("Live from the construction site",17/07/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 351 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
iPhone with Xenon Flash
Antonis Petrides on Twilight and COS
John Doe and Martin Hall on Rugged SmartPhones
Ahmed Bebars on speakers, ringtones and voices
Google Keyboard Themes update for Android comes to Play Store
Allen Cross leads on our favourite Android devices of all time

Device Week
Marshall London
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Aidan Bell. 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 283 (OnePlus 3) and 284 (Alcatel Idol 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Feeding Time by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Bee

Download Phones Show Chat episode 350 ("Mike Robins, Swiftly done",10/07/2016) manually (Size: 42MB, 57 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 350 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Robins

Errata & Feedback
Jamie Holland reports on Trusted Certificate Authorities in Nougat
Andrew Manning spots OnePlus hiking prices and blaming Brexit!

Allen Cross on the new UFS Samsung MicroSD Cards
Allen Cross on ZeroLemon Nexus 6P 8500mAh case
Roland Jay Roberts gets himself a real Star Trek Communicator!

1+ Out of Stock Indefinitely

Device Week
Marshall London
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL
Alcatel Idol 4
WileyFox Swift
Honor 5x
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro Prime

Reviews by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond
The Escaped Lynx
Bose Quietcomfort 35
OnePlus 3
HTC 10
Xiaomi Mi Band 2
HiFiMan Edition S Headphones
Choetech 6 Port USB Desktop charger with QC3

App of the Week
8 Ball Pool for Android
Twilight for Android
cf.lumen for Rooted Android

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Richard Hammond. 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 283 (OnePlus 3) and 284 (Alcatel Idol 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Liverpool Pilot by Harry Myhre using a Nexus 5X

Pilot

Mike’s favourite album(!): Local Hero Theme

Download Phones Show Chat episode 349 ("Nigel Trevor, the OnePlus case",02/07/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 349 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Nigel Trevor

Errata & Feedback
New Wileyfox models Specs
Ben Hills
LG Declare the G5 a Disaster
Allen Cross
HTC Nexus Phones Marlin & Sailfish Specs
Taz Hoque
Android N declared as Nougat
Aidan Bell on UK Cellular Connectivity
Malcolm Bryant on Chromebook & Android Apps
Best Shot from a Budget phone - About to take flight - Lakeside at dusk

Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 6
Nexus 6P
Cat S60
OnePlus 3
Lumia 950XL
Alcatel Idol 4

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Aidan Cunningham. 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 283 (OnePlus 3)

Ted's mystery Marshall halo:

Halo

Around the Corner
We take a look at the Wileyfox Spark, Spark+ and Spark X

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Big Ben by Derek Linzay using a Samsung Galaxy S6

Big Ben

Runner-Up: Wren by Dave Proudlock using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Wren

Download Phones Show Chat episode 348 ("Allen Cross, Not About Phones",25/06/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 348 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Allen Cross

Errata & Feedback
Taz Hoque chats about the other Sailfish
Andrew Manning looks at the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro
Allen Cross spots the BB Priv for $299 (218.50)

Jamie Holland spots new Wileyfox devices coming

Device Week

Marshall London
Nexus 5
Nokia Lumia 1520
Nexus 6
Nexus 6P

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…George Johnson. 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 282 (Vodafone Smart Prime 7 & Moto Z MotoMods) & Phones Show 283 (OnePlus 3, up shortly)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Water Lily Behind Pines taken by Roland Roberts with a Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (X Force)

Lillies

Download Phones Show Chat episode 347 ("Jamie Holland, Staying secure on smartphones",19/06/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 347 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jamie Holland

Errata & Feedback
John Mason on Apple/Android Pay
Aly Naseer on iOS/Android Combination
Adrian B on Marshall London’s GPS
Gavin Fabiani-Laymond is playing with the OnePlus 3
Aidan Bell on Glove Box Phones
Videos from Phones Category Added to the G+ Community

Device Week
Marshall London - CleanMyDrive2 for MacOS
Wileyfox Swift
Vodafone Smart 7
Xiaomi Mi4c
Android Security Awards
Android Devices Insecure
Adware Impossible to Remove
Devastating Vulnerabilities
Critical Vulnerability
Snapdragon Vulnerable - More
Installer Hijacking
Tongue-in-Cheek Summary Video

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Ross Major. 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 281 (Sony Xperia X) and 282 (Vodafone Smart Prime 7 & Moto Z MotoMods)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Poppy Fields by Marek Pawlowski using a Blackberry Priv

Poppy field

Download Phones Show Chat episode 346 ("Martin Donoghue, Take TWO phones on holiday? Why yes!",12/06/2016) manually (Size: 51MB, 72 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 346 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Martin Donoghue (The Shoreditch Partnership)

Errata & Feedback
Thoughts about the Moto Z announcement with Troy Dyall
Chris Andrews spots an iPhone Hack to make it run Android
Ahmed Bebars considers the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Leon Buxton picks up a cheap Sony Xperia Z5 Compact and declares the camera a joke
Wayne Kelly declares the (Bluetooth) Moto Stream better than the (WiFi) Chromecast Audio

Glynn Stone with a hot Euro 2016 tip!

Device Week
LG G5
HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review - equalizer+
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 6P - Android DP3
Microsoft Lumia 950
Sony Xperia X - Flower 1 - Flower 2 - Flower 3
iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Wileyfox Swift
Vodafone Smart 7

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Jason Dridge. 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), 280 (LG G5) and 281 (Sony Xperia X)

Around the Corner
We chat about the newly announced Moto Z and Moto Z Force

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Winter in Sutton Forest by Richard Brown using a Nexus 5

Forest



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

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