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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 403 ("Andrew Manning, Eyeing up the unbreakable",16/07/2017) manually (Size: 49MB, 70 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 403 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andrew Manning

Feedback & Errata
Andy Hagon on Last Week’s Photo of the Week
Robert Macrowan on Google Software Updates
The Pocket Casts PSC Problem Explained
WileyFox Swift 2 X hits 7.1.2
Roy Gardiner on An Inconvenient Battery Truth
Ahmed Bebars on Nexus 6P Battery

Device Week
Moto Z & Mods
HTC U11 - Best Cases
Lenovo P2
Moto E4 Plus
Honor 9 - Honor 9 vs Honor 8
Bluetooth Battery Battery
Marshall London
Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Andrew Manning! 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 311 (OnePlus 5) and 312 (HTC U11)

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


Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Feeding by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using an iPhone 7 Plus

Bee

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

Recommended Android Apps
UNDOK
- Arrow Launcher - Microsoft Outlook - Mondo - Tiger Ball

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 402 ("Nick Ballard, Out of battery by lunchtime!",09/07/2017) manually (Size: 47MB, 68 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 402 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Nick Ballard

Feedback & Errata

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

Anthony Daniels on Lenovo P2 and Software Updates
J Bernard Walsh on 3D Touch, Cables, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
DSLR Moto Mod
Ahmed Bebars spots the Spherical Panorama 360 Moto Mod
Android 7.1+ has a Panic Button

Device Week
Moto Z & Mods
Moto Z Play
Moto E4 Plus for 159
iPhone 7 Plus
OnePlus 5
HTC U11

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the 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 311 (OnePlus 5) and 312 (HTC U11)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Sunset Reflection by Andy Hagon using an LG G4

Glass

Download Phones Show Chat episode 401 ("Tayo Olasope, The 'Five' and new Mods!",02/07/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 401 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tayo Olasope

Feedback & Errata
Myriam Joire’s Videos of JBL SoundBoost 2 & Moto Turbo Power
Wayne Kelly notes the Nextbit Robin down to 125 on AmazonUK

Device Week
Moto Z & Mods
Moto Z Play
Sony Xperia XZ
BlackBerry KEYone
OnePlus 5
HTC U11

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…Chris Kelly. 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 310 (Steve’s Top 5 Phones) and 311 (OnePlus 5)

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


Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Summer Evening in Tennessee by Jason Roberts using a Google Pixel XL

Summer

Download Phones Show Chat episode 400 ("FOUR BL**DY HUNDRED!",25/06/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 400 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with David Rich, Kev Wright and Richard Yates

Device Week
iPhone 7 Plus
Moto Z & Mods - update to the Camera Mod
iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy S8
LG G6
LG G5
Nexus 6P

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the 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 309 (Blackberry KEYone) and 310 (Steve’s Top 5 Phones)

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



Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Strawberry Season by Marek Pawlowski using an LG G4

Strawberries

Download Phones Show Chat episode 399 ("Tom Stuart, Accusing and Defending iOS",17/06/2017) manually (Size: 44MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 399 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tom Stuart

Errata & Feedback
Steve Nutt on Proximity Sensors

Zac Kew-Denniss with feedback and tips on Android O Beta
Adrian B on YotaPhone 3
Glynn Stone on Lenovo P2 not getting Nougat

Device Week
NextBit Robin
Nexus 5X - Beta
ZTE Axon 7
iPhone 7 Plus
Moto Z & Mods - update to the Camera Mod
Moto G4
Microsoft Lumia 640XL
Moto G5 3GB RAM Amazon Exclusive
Sony Xperia XZ

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Lawrence Wills. 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 309 (Blackberry KEYone) and 310 (Steve’s Top 5 Phones)

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


Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Summer Butterfly by Keefers007 using an HTC U11

Red Admiral

Download Phones Show Chat episode 398 ("Ian Maxfield, Tales from the Repair shop",11/06/2017) manually (Size: 43MB, 62 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 398 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Ian Maxfield
of IMax Repairs - phone, tablet and general tech repairs and servicing

Ian uses Xtremeskinz

Errata & Feedback
Mark Finlay & Darren Steel feedback on last show
Moto X4 Return to form
Android Devices Update Timeline
OnePlus Said They Would, Now They Won’t
Sacha Obado is Loving W10M Creator’s Update on his Lumia 930

Adrian B reports on Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone
Tim Evans reports that iOS11 opens up NFC Stack for devices and implements One-Handed Keyboard

Device Week
Blackberry KEYone - Ted’s Review
NextBit Robin - 7.1.1. Arrived with April Security
Nexus 5X - Android O Developer Preview - Beta
Marshall London
Samsung Galaxy S8 - Samsung VR
ZTE Axon 7
Nokia Lumia 620 - boot-loop which I can’t get it out of
- WDRT


Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Phil Wild. 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 307 (LG G6), 308 (Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus) and 309 (Blackberry KEYone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Floating Beers by Sean Paull using an iPhone 7 Plus

Beers

Download Phones Show Chat episode 397 ("Steve Nutt, 'O' is for Accessibility!",04/06/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 66 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 397 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Errata & Feedback
Paul Reid on his Humber Bridge FlickR Photo
Kurt Kaufman on the Nokia N79 Easy Life
Taz Hoque on RAM & Storage in World Markets
Neil Gilroy on Motorola Announcements
Andy Hagon’s Review of the LG G6
Choetech PowerBanks from Computer Room Services

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

Device Week
Blackberry KEYone - Ted’s Review
NextBit Robin - 7.1.1. Arrived with April Security
Google Pixel
Android O Developer Preview

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Ian Wilkinson. 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 307 (LG G6), 308 (Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus) and 309 (Blackberry KEYone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Chameleon by cipm22 using a Sony Xperia XZ

Chameleon



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


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The Phones Show (videos)

Honor 9Show 313 - My last big review of the spring and summer: full review of the Honor 9.

Show 312 - Full review of the impossibly shiny HTC U11

Show 311 - Full review of the OnePlus 5, plus news of the Honor 9

SteveShow 310 - News from WWDC, plus my Top 5 Phones for June 2017.

Show 309 - Full review of the Blackberry KEYone, QWERTY in 2017, amazing!

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