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Steve      Ted Salmon 

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 395 ("Mark Hilton, Towards the 256GB phone!",21/05/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 395 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mark Hilton (eCommerceTalk Podcast)

Phones Show Chat is helped out by IMax Repairs - phone, tablet and general tech repairs and servicing

Errata & Feedback

Leon Buxton feedback on SD Cards
101 Announcements from Google I/O
Check Your Bank’s Android Pay Device Limit
Promising Noises from John Doe and the HTC U 11

Ahmed Bebars on Battery Care
DxOMark Working with OnePlus

Device Week
Apple iPhone 6 Plus
ZTE Axon 7 - Rugged Armor Case from Spigen
LG G6
OnePlus 3T
Honor 8
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Android ‘O’ Developer Preview

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Chris Smith. 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 306 (Huawei P10) and 307 (LG G6)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Bridge taken by MaTiCeK using a Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Bridge

Forum Classifieds
(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 - PodHubUK


Phones Show Chat is also on Stitcher Radio here

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 394 ("Stephen Penny, a decade of iPhone",14/05/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 394 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Stephen Penny

Errata & Feedback
Tom Pickert on Audio Files and Weatherproofing

Sony & Moto Screw Memory Cards
Qualcomm 630 & 660 Announced

John Doe feedback on last week’s take on the BlackBerry KeyOne

Phones Show Chat is helped out by IMax Repairs - phone, tablet and general tech repairs and servicing

Device Week

Pixel/XL
BlackBerry KeyOne - Device Comparison Tool
ZTE Axon 7 at Amazon Germany
iPhone 7 Plus
Marshall London with Fiio A5 Headphone Amp
Moto Z
Sony Xperia XZ
LG G6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winners are…
Waldemar Korłub and Robert Daniels. 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 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone) and 306 (Huawei P10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Floating in the Air by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Samsung Galaxy S8

Fly

Phones Show Chat 393 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Sethu M Pillai

Errata & Feedback
Google Fixed the i (...at least for Nexus/Pixel users)
Andrew M on LG G6
Google Calendar Infiltration
Zac Kew-Denniss on Moto Keyboard Latest
BBC Reports that UK users only get 4G 53% of the time
Now THIS is interesting! Sony bringing a Cinemascope Phone! 21:9
Tim Evans’ Quick Thoughts on the BlackBerry KeyOne

Device Week
Pixel/XL
BlackBerry KeyOne - Device Comparison Tool
ZTE Axon 7 at Amazon Germany

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Wayne Norton. 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 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone) and 306 (Huawei P10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: What Happened to Spring by Gerald Fraser using an Honor 8

Snow

Forum Classifieds (Nick Robinson)
Don’t forget to check out the classified sales bargains at pscforum.co.uk

Download Phones Show Chat episode 392 ("Jason Snowden, Live from Leeds",30/04/2017) manually (Size: 42MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 392 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with ‘High-End Normob’ Jason Snowden

Errata & Feedback
20 Bluboo Mobile Phones for $200
!
Steve Nutt on Enhanced SMS for Android
Commander One
from Eltima
Axon 7 Flickr Group
Tim Evans has the BBKeyOne in hand
John Doe links to a Huawei P10 vs P10 Plus Camera Appraisal

Phones Show Chat is helped out by IMax Repairs - phone, tablet and general tech repairs and servicing

Device Week
Moto Z
ZTE Axon 7 - slim fit grippy case
Pixel/XL
Sony Xperia XZ
Lumia 950

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Robert Caunt. 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 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone) and 306 (Huawei P10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Lazy Sunday Afternoon on a ZTE Axon 7

Lazy

Download Phones Show Chat episode 391 ("Andy Hagon, Twitter Chameleon and G6 lover",22/04/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 69 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 391 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Hagon

Errata & Feedback
Andrew Manning enthusing about the 6.4” Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Aly Naseer
, Gavin Fabiani-Laymond, Adrian B, with the Samsung Galaxy S8 & LG G6
Adrian B has his Samsung Galaxy K Zoom out and concludes that There’s Still Life in Kitkat!
Ted’s not alone with 140+ Apps in regular use!
Rob Vanderkam on Batteries

Phones Show Chat is helped out by IMax Repairs - phone, tablet and general tech repairs and servicing

Device Week

Moto Z
ZTE Axon 7 - slim fit grippy case
Pixel/XL
LG G6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Fernando Vinan-Cano. 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 304 (Axon 7 and Honor Emotion UI) and 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Shoe Abstract by Ahmed Bebars using a Lumia 920 - Nexus 6P Variation

Shoe



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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Phones Show Chat is helped out by IMax Repairs - phone, tablet and general tech repairs and servicing


The Phones Show (videos)

Show 308 - Review of the massive (in all senses) Samsung Galaxy S8+

LG G6Show 307 - News of the HTC U11 and my review of the LG G6.

Show 306 - Review of the Huawei P10 hardware - and thoughts on what you might like to buy instead!

Show 305 - Creating the ultimate smartphone. Plus news of the Galaxy S8 range.

Axon 7Show 304 - Moving up to the 5.5" Axon 7! And a walkthrough of 10 improvements in Emotion UI for all the top Huawei and Honor phones

Show 303 - my review of the Marshall London 2, err... I mean the ZTE Axon 7 mini!

Show 302 - Full summary of MWC 2017, plus an old favourite introduces a possible new PDA

Lumia 950Show 301 - My thoughts on the future of Windows on phones, plus a look at the ultimate power bank

Show 300 - Review of the KODAK EKTRA - plus future-looking thoughts from some viewers!

Show 299 - Review of the Honor 6X - with only one caveat, one of the best value mid-rangers in the world right now?

Nexus 6PShow 298 - News from CES, a review of the Hasselblad Moto Z mod, and thoughts on my way forwards with Android

Show 297 - My hands-on review of the most futuristic - and one of the most expensive - smartphone in the world today - the Xiaomi Mi Mix 18K

Show 296 - My Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2016!

Swift 2 PlusShow 295 - Enter the Ektra, hands-on review of the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

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