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Programme 162 covers:

  • News
  • Unboxing and thoughts on the Google Nexus X (eh?)
  • Report on the Nokia Symbian Belle update
  • Hands-on review of Nokia 500, a full function smartphone for 100? What's the catch?

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Jelly BeanShow 176 - News/odds and ends, My favourite bits of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and a brief look at a new mobile-centric music system.

Show 175 - Hands-on review of the HTC One V, plus news catch up and a tour round my personal 808 set-up

Show 174 - Hands-on review of the Nokia 808 PureView - the best Symbian smartphone ever made - can its monster camera make up for other shortcomings?

Nokia 808Show 173 - News, A hands-on review of the Huawei Ascend G300 and my Top 5 Phones for June 2012

Show 172 - Hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S III, 4.8" screen and quad core processor - the biggest and best phone in the world?

Show 171 - Hands-on review of the Motorola RAZR MAXX with massive 3300mAh battery

Virtual controlsShow 170 - News, A rant on the non-take up of Android 4.0 virtual controls, and a hands-on review of the Nokia Lumia 900

Show 169 - Hands-on review of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active and some further thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy S III

Show 168 - Hands-on review of the HTC One S, a blow-by-blow comparison between the Nokia Lumia 710 and HTC Radar, and news of the Galaxy S III

Ericsson R380Show 167 - News, My top 10 second hand bargains, A look at the very first touchscreen smartphone - 7 YEARS before the Apple iPhone

Show 166 - Hands-on review of the HTC One X, the biggest and fastest phone in the world - but is it the best?

Show 165 - Hands-on review of the Sony Xperia S, are the super 720p screen and 12mp camera enough?

Asha 302Show 164 - An editorial on the death of a form factor, my Top 5 Qwerty candybars in 2012, and my hands on review of the Asha 302

Show 163 - Review of the Nokia N9, running Meego, plus 'What you need to know' from MWC 2012

Show 162 - Review of the Google Nexus X(!), plus a look at the Nokia 500 and thoughts on Symbian Belle

Galaxy NoteShow 161 - Hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy Note

Show 160 - Review of the 4.65", 720p-screened Galaxy Nexus


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