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Rob Vanderkam "You are one hell of a good journalist and content and media expert. I am especially impressed with your consistent upbeat, pleasant, engaging tone, consistent year after year! I also an really impressed with, and appreciate, your writing skills, which are obviously buttressed by your academic past. I could go on. I appreciate your positive contribution to the field and to humanity. No, that's not hyperbole - we all contribute, and your profile is positive and enlightened."

"I'm watching them all - Mkbhd, Android Authority, Pocket Now, etc - but your credibility is unmatched and your opinion trumps them all."

CKS Richardson
"I'd also like to thank you for your honest reviews of mobile phones. No other tech reviewers that I've seen dedicate as much time to using devices in real world situations before giving their verdicts. I would never have gotten an 808 if it wasn't for you, and the pictures that I've been able to capture (especially of my daughter who is now 19 months) are worth ten times the amount that I paid for the device. Keep up the good work sir!"

"Steve's 'first looks' at devices probably tell you more than full reviews of thousands of words on other sites." Jack Duran

iBunkaTraining "It's shocking how far you are head and shoulders above other review outlets. Nobody could get away with so much words and still not sound like he is droning on and on..."

THIS is why Steve is one of the best reviewers and smartphone commentators around. You just cannot get this level of originality anywhere else. He provides way, way more interesting and informative content than whole tech teams with thousands of times his budget. Joe Fallon

John Balshaw "If Heineken did phone reviews... they'd be done by Steve Litchfield..."

"Your show is excellent. I try not to miss watching it, one of the very few video podcasts I watch. ...I enjoy seeing the wide variety of devices you review. Thanks for putting on a well researched, well presented and thoroughly entertaining show." Steve Cousins
Jusko "All of your videos were extremely informative and to-the-point"

"Love your show and your ability to properly present the features of phone technology. It is obvious you have a long history with Mobile technology and understand the devices very well and know how to utilise the technology to it’s fullest, even pushing the boundaries." Mark Grimwood

John Donellan"I love your show, your practical approach to reviewing smartphones with an emphasis on how they will work in the real world is a breath of fresh air from all the hype surrounding the release of most new phones"

"I based my latest phone purchase upon your review... the greatest show on the Internet. Keep up the great work" Andreas Hellqvist

Dave Dyer "The most honest, cut-to-the-chase, easy to watch/listen to show anywhere. You home in on the key details"

"Great show. In fact I created a youtube account intitially for the sole purpose of subsribing to this channel. Great work, you seem to be the only fellow that sees mobile technology for what is." Alexander

Carlodi "Great videos, smart and full of info"

"Just watched show 44. OMG, it was excellent, very professional and exquisite. Hope I'll see you at BBC TV" Horia Stanescu

Jo Laurence, PodFinder UK "Ah, if only I could find a man to love me the way Steve Litchfield loves his phones...."

"I can't believe how good the video quality is - it looks more like it was shot with an expensive video camera than a pocketable smartphone" Steve Clack

James Muir "I am impressed with how your show functions and figures, and how you shine light on all these great and (some not so great) products"

"The most credible person on YouTube as far as phone specs go" C Solomon

Celyn Jones "Keep up the great work, your podcasts are so informative and unbiased"

"I can't believe how thoroughly you reviewed these phones... Good job! *hits subscribe*" R Sherfan

Tony Butler "Your videos are always informative, entertaining and balanced; I can't think of any other reviewer who goes into as much depth and covers as much ground as you do"

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?'

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