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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 306 ("Tim Evans, 6000mAh and the Marshall London!",29/08/2015) manually (Size: 43MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 306 - Show Notes
Saturday 29th August 2015
Steve Litchfield with Ted Salmon and Tim Evans

Errata
Ted’s Marshall London is here - first impressions
When will Android catch up with Chrome for ChromeCast?
The week of Samsung’s PenGate
Tayo Olasope reports Honor 7 for 209 before 31/08/15

Tim Evans discovers AMP for iPhone - Move over Marshall!

Device Week
Nexus 5
YotaPhone 2
Moto X Play
- Steve’s Lumia 930 vs X Play comparison
Innos D6000
Lenovo Vibe Shot
Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition
OnePlus 2
Samsung Galaxy Note5
Galaxy S6Edge plus
Marshall London
Honor 7

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Michael Schwartz. 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 258 (Honor 7 & Moto X Play)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Sunset on Juno Beach by Massis Sirapian using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Sunset

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

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

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 305 ("Gavin Fabiani-Laymond, Acers, Honors and Motos!",22/08/2015) manually (Size: 43MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 305 - Show Notes
Saturday 22nd August 2015

Steve Litchfield with Ted Salmon and Gavin Fabiani-Lamond

Errata
Matt Vokes on the second hand Barred Phone Scam
Neil Gilroy reviews his 1+2
Ted’s Marshall London wait. And wait…

Michael Warner’s Survey on Sweet Spot
Antonis Petrides spots top-spec flip-phone - Samsung G9198

Olivier Noirhomme says the spot was dirt on the cat!

Device Week
Nexus 5 - bricked after running Android M - Thanks to WugFresh to get it back!
Moto G (2015) 16GB/2GB
Moto G 2nd Gen LTE 1GB RAM/8GB
YotaPhone 2
Honor 6 - Gavin’s Photos
Acer Liquid Z220 (Acer Go)
Acer Liquid Jade J
LG G4
Moto X Play
- Steve’s Lumia 930 vs X Play comparison
Wearables declared a Nonsense!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Paul Fossum. 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 257 (Moto G 3rd Gen.)

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Cornfield by Pete Warner using a Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Cornfield

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

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Download Phones Show Chat episode 304 ("Richard Yates and Mark Wilkinson, See-yao mee!",16/08/2015) manually (Size: 45MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 304 - Show Notes
Sunday 16th August 2015

Steve Litchfield with Ted Salmon and Richard Yates (and Mark Wilkinson drops in)

Errata
Tim Evans has taken delivery of his 1+TWO
Taz Hoque takes a look at the Samsung Keyboard Cover
Neil Gilroy reviews his Elephone P8000
Adrian B dusts off his N-GAGE!


Device Week
Nexus 5 - running Android M
Moto G (2015) 16GB/2GB
Nokia Lumia 1520
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Is Ted going to be happy with the LG & Huawei Nexus models?
iPhone 6
Nokia Lumia 735
YotaPhone 2
Honor 6
BlackBerry Classic in Blue!
Marshall London
Steve’s DIY Corner - Drilling (more) holes in the Nexus 5
Mark Wilkinson joins us to announce the correct pronunciation of Xiaomi

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…David Jepson. 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 256

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Interested Cat by Olivier Noirhomme using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Cat

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

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Download Phones Show Chat episode 303 ("Jamie Holland - StageFright and the wettest PSC ever!",09/08/2015) manually (Size: 40MB, 57 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 303 - Show Notes
Saturday 8th August 2015
Steve Litchfield with Ted Salmon and Jamie Holland

Errata
Taz Hoque muses the futility of buying Release Day Android Flagships
Android Auto-Update Apps seems to have stopped working for Ted

Kurt Kaufman investigates the Moto G’s missing Gyro and Compass
Kev Wright’s Fun Survey Back Button - Left or Right?!

Device Week

Nexus 5 - running Android M
Nexus 6
Moto G (2015) 16GB/2GB
Nokia Lumia 1520
- Living with Windows 10 Mobile
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Steve reviews iPhone flight sims

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Martin Hall. 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 256

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Reflective Sunset taken by Dimitrios Bitounis with an iPhone 5s

Sunset

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

App of the Week

New English Football Season! FotMob for Android and iPhone

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

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus

Download Phones Show Chat episode 302 ("Android M and W10M - living on the bleeding edge!",01/08/2015) manually (Size: 32MB, 43 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 302 - Show Notes
Saturday 1st August 2015

Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata
Mark Esposito on the Gap Across the Pond
Another promise of another flip-phone from LG
Steve spots a 128GB MicroSD Card for less than 40
Plenty of chatter about the Moto G (2015) models

Taz Hoque takes a closer look at the 1+ Two and 2 New Moto X’s
Moto X Play, Style & Moto G Comparison Table

Device Week

Nexus 5 - running Android M
Vodafone Smart Ultra 6
Nexus 6
YotaPhone 2
Moto G (2015) 16GB/2GB
Living with Windows 10 Mobile

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Tim Longman. 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 256

Phones Show Flickr Group
Picture of the Week/Month: Panama City Beach by DakotaDave71 with a Samsung Galaxy S4

Panama

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

Follow us…
Twitter, FaceBook and Google Plus



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

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