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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 534 ("Completely RAW banter", 19/01/2020) manually (Size: 42MB, 66 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 534 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Noreve Anti-RFID Wallets
RAW vs JPG - SuperSaf's Tweet - Steve's Response

Device Week
NexDock 2 Gallery - Review Part 1 - Part 2
iPhone 11 Pro
F(x)tec Pro1
Galaxy S9+
Nokia 9 PureView with Android 10 - Ted's June 2019 Review
Pixel 4
Moto G7 Plus - UKP 7 Qi Charging Hack

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is Irfan Ali! 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 384 (F(x)tec Pro1 Review) and 385 (NexDock 2 Review)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Worthing Sunset by Peter Hines using a Huawei P30 Pro:

Pier

Links of Interest...
PodHubUK - Twitter - FaceBook - MeWe PSC Group - PSC Photos - FlickR - PSC Classifieds - TTUK - WhateverWorks - AAWP - 361 Degrees - TechAddictsUK - The TechBox - Chewing Gum for the Ears - Projector Room - The PodChat Show - PixelSwim - Ted's Salmagundi


Phones Show Chat is also on Stitcher Radio here

Other recent programmes


Download Phones Show Chat episode 533 ("The 5G QWERTY show", 12/01/2020) manually (Size: 44MB, 69 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 533 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Warner

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Noreve Anti-RFID Wallets
Kurt Kaufman on Bluetooth Autoplay App
Andy Large on The Phones Show 384 - F(x)tec Pro1
CES2020

Device Week

Mike's 5G MasterClass!

Samsung Galaxy S10
NexDock 2 Gallery
- First Review Part
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro case round-up
Redmi K20 Pro
Redmi Note 8T
F(x)tec Pro1
Samsung Galaxy S10 512GB
Nokia 9 PureView - Ted's Review (June '19)
Galaxy S9+
NexDock 2 Review part 1 - Review part 2

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is Bob Higgie! 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 383 (Xiaomi Mi Note 10, Top 5 Phones for Christmas) and 384 (F(x)tec Pro1 Review)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
2019 Photo of the Year: Camouflage by Ian Bundey using an iPhone Xs Max

Happy dog

Download Phones Show Chat episode 532 ("The big PSC/TTUK crossover show", 04/01/2020) manually (Size: 53MB, 84 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 532 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Kev Wright

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
The Panel's Tech Highlight of the Last Decade
Malcolm Bryant's Prime Video APK App for no Auto-Video
Malcolm Bryant on Android 10 and App Authentication
Dave Rich and Kev on Pre-Made Siri Shortcuts One - Two - Three - Four - Five
Bob Higgie on Apple Keychain and more Siri Shortcuts - One - Two

Device Week
iPhone 11
Huawei P30 Pro
Samsung Active 2
Apple Watch
Samsung Galaxy S10
Android 10 and One UI 2.0
PONSINC Wireless Charging PowerBank
Dulla 10,000mAh PowerBank (NB: now noticed it's not Qi!)
NexDock 2 Gallery - First Review Part
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro case round-up

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is Phil Turnbull! 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 382 (What Changed?) and 383 (Xiaomi Mi Note 10, Top 5 Phones for Christmas)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Bandstand by Chris Clayton using a Huawei Mate 20 X

Bandstand

Download Phones Show Chat episode 531 ("The Christmas Postbag!", 27/12/2019) manually (Size: 30MB, 46 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 531 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Malcolm Bryant and others on Automation Apps
Tasker - Automate - Macrodroid
John Husband on Hollywoodfrodo for Tasker Tips
Ali Foote on Oleophobic Screen Coating: RainX
Autoplay Away!
Paul Sargeant on Fingerprint Readers in Winter
Petter Østbye on Password Databases and Encrypted Documents
Ahmed Bebars on SSD Care

Device Week

iPhone 11 Pro
One Hand Operation Plus
Pixel 4 XL
NexDock 2
Galaxy S9+
Huawei P30 Pro

Ted's December 2019 Top 5
1. Google Pixel 4 64GB
2. Samsung Galaxy S10 512GB
3. Motorola One Zoom
4. OnePlus 7 Pro 256GB
5. Nokia 9 PureView

Ted's Other 2019 Phone Reviews
Xiaomi Mi A3
LG V50 ThinQ 5G
Samsung Galaxy S10e
Motorola One Vision
Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy A50
Motorola One
Moto G7 Plus
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Note9 512GB

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's never-before, Christmas winners are John Wilson, John Husband, Maria Karatzoglou! 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 382 (What Changed?) and 383 (Xiaomi Mi Note 10, Top 5 Phones for Christmas)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Month: Whisky Reflections by Philip Tomlinson using an iPhone 11 Pro Max


Whiskey

Download Phones Show Chat episode 530 ("A Bluetooth Christmas", 22/12/2019) manually (Size: 43MB, 73 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 530 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Tradition E in Textured Leather for iPhone 11 Pro
Tweetings App
Old Galaxy Models Get Iris ID Support
Geoff Gornall on Nokia 9 Android 10 Chaos
Mike LaTorre on iGlaco Oleophobic Coating Kit - ifixit Guide
Xerxes H and John Husband on Automate
Billy Drake on Live Tiles for Modern phones!
Phil Lovely on Huawei Security Updates

Device Week

iPhone 11 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S10 - Ted's Review
One Hand Operation Plus
Bluetooth Latency
Pixel 4 - Pixel 4 XL
Xiaomi Mi Note 10
PONSINC Powerbank
iWalk Powerbank
iWalk Mini Powerbank
SnapWireless Powerbank
Bluetooth Low Energy
Android Backstage Podcast
SoundCore Q10 Life - Ted's Review
Motorola One Zoom
Xiaomi Mi Note 10

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is John Lew. 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 382 (What Changed?) and 383 (Xiaomi Mi Note 10, Top 5 Phones for Christmas)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Shanklin Beach by Pete Warner using an Honor View 20

Beach

Download Phones Show Chat episode 529 ("Perfectly Synced!", 15/12/2019) manually (Size: 34MB, 53 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat is helped out by Noreve - luxury leather tough cases for your smartphone

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 529 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

MeWe Groups Join Links
Phones Show Chat - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted

Feedback
Tradition E in Midnight Green Textured Leather for iPhone 11 Pro
Steve Going Wallet-Less
First Pixel Feature Drop
The Oppo Black Slab Has Arrived
Xerxes Hodivala on Apple Security Updates for Older iPhones
Lawrence Wills and Keith Bartlett on Android 10/Nokia 9
Malcolm Bryant on Lazy Devs!

Device Week

iPhone 11 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S10 - Ted's Review
One Hand Operation Plus
Light Phone II - Ted's Review
Bluetooth Latency
Samsung Galaxy S10 - Ted's Review
Pixel 4 - Resume on Boot
Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro vs. Motorola One Zoom
Pixel 4 XL
Xiaomi Mi Note 10
Lightning to USB Adapter

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week's winner is
Martin Buckley. 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 381 (Nokia 7.2 and Mous Casing) and 382 (What Changed?). Show 383 is imminent!

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: 'Whiskey' by Philip Tomlinson using an iPhone 11 Pro Max

Whiskey



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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The Phones Show (videos)

Show 385 - Review of the NexDock 2, a lapdock that transforms Samsung and Huawei flagships

Show 384 - Review of the new QWERTY powerhouse, the f(x)tec Pro1!

Show 383 - My Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2019, plus a review of the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (Pro)

iPhone and PixelShow 382 - So I'm using an iPhone 11 Pro - "What Changed?"

Show 381 - A case with a difference (Mous) and a review of the Nokia 7.2

Show 380 - First impressions of the Cosmo Communicator

Pixel 4 XLShow 379 - Thoughts on the Google Pixel 4 XL in the context of the current smartphone world...

Show 378 - Review of the LG V50 Dual Screen - folding without creases!

Show 377 - Review of the Galaxy Note 10+

Surface DuoShow 376 - Thoughts on the teased Surface Duo and a review of the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro

Show 375 - Review of the Apple iPhone 11 Pro

Show 374 - Huawei and Google - what will happen next?

Reno 10x ZoomShow 373 - The new OPPO Reno 10x Zoom looks great - but how does it compare to the existing Huawei P30 Pro?

Show 372 - 'One year on' with the Razer Phone 2

Show 371 - The Galaxy Note 10 and the Future

OnePlus 7 ProShow 370 - It's the fastest phone on the planet - the OnePlus 7 Pro, reviewed here!

Show 369 - Review of the slender but somewhat perfect Motorola One Vision

Show 368 - Google Camera vs Huawei's triple lens powerhouse imaging shootout...

P30 ProShow 367 - Don't be tempted by shiny new hardware - newer may not necessarily be better!

Show 366 - My review of the Google Pixel 3a XL

Show 365 - My Top 5 Phones for May 2019

P30 ProShow 364 - The ultimate zoom camera-phone meets... the ultimate zoom camera-phone!

Show 363 - Review of the Huawei P30 Pro with massive imaging zoom - worth a few compromises?

Show 362 - Review of the stunning value new Moto G7 Plus...

Nokia 9Show 361 - The Nokia 9 PureView has five cameras, but is it any good, and does it live up to the brand name?

Show 360 - It's iOS vs Android in a fight to the finish!

Show 359 - thoughts on the possibly premature introduction of in-screen fingerprint sensors

E7Show 358 - Innovative form factors from the past - might one be resurrected?

Show 357 - my verdict on Samsung's One UI/Pie update

Show 356 - A folding phones rant, plus my Huawei P Smart 2019 review

3.5mm jackShow 355 - Summarising the 3.5mm vs Bluetooth debate as it stands in 2019!

Show 354 - My Top 5 Phones selection for Christmas 2018

Show 353 - The Pixel Perplexion - it could be that last year's Pixel is the best buy right now?

KEY2 LEShow 352 - Choosing which phone to shoot with, plus my review of the new Blackberry KEY2 LE

Show 351 - The most powerful 'compact' smartphone ever? This is the Google Pixel 3...!

Show 350 - The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is sleek, it's futuristic, it's one of the most powerful phones ever created. But is it the perfect camera-centric smartphone?

Note 9Show 349 - Reviewing the Galaxy Note 9 against the Galaxy S9+, plus Pixel 3 news

Show 348 - The LG V40 is announced, but what about the older G7, offering 95% the functions for half the price?

Show 347 - My verdict on the biggest iPhone ever - the XS Max...

6.1Show 346 - Establishing the 2018 Smartphone Minimum, with a Nokia 6.1 review

Show 345 - Be patient - and save your money. Plus news from IFA 2018

Show 344 - My Top 5 Phones for Summer 2018!

7 PlusShow 343 - Reviewing the Nokia 7 Plus - a perfectly balanced high end mid-ranger?

Show 342 - Review of the new Asus Zenfone 5, so close to a true flagship yet a third the price!

Show 341 - Review of the Blackberry KEY2, polished and slick, but one compromise too many?

GeminiShow 340 - The Gemini Verdict!

Show 339 - The OnePlus 6 and the Smartphone Pantheon

Show 338 - My hands-on verdict on the Honor 10 budget flagship

XZ1 CompactShow 337 - Living with a 'compact flagship' - the Sony XZ1 Compact.

Show 336 - My hands-on verdict on the Huawei P20 Pro flagship

Show 336 - My hands-on verdict on the Huawei P20 Pro flagship

Show 335 - My take on a dozen smartphone Hot Potatoes - controversial spec points!

P20 ProShow 334 - Taming the Samsung Experience, plus news of the Huawei P20 Pro.

Show 333 - My extended verdict on the Samsung Galaxy S9, the flagship with everything

Show 332 - My hands-on PREVIEW of the Gemini PDA, setting this new smartphone into context and clarifying who it's for.

Mate 10 ProShow 331 - Review of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, super premium design and specs

Show 330 - The three phases of PureView - camera phone domination

Show 329 - My Razer Phone verdict, with updated speaker, camera and display software...

Wileyfox ProShow 328 - A look at two new wheezes from Wileyfox: ad-supported Android phones, and a secure Windows 10 Mobile handset for businesses

Show 327 - Hands-on review of the Nokia 8, a cheaper and more capable Pixel 2?

Show 326 - Hands-on review of the brand new Honor 7X, the flawed mid-ranger

iPhone 5TShow 325 - Detailed review of the OnePlus 5T, this year's true budget flagship

Show 324 - Why Google's making it hard to pick a flagship, and my Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2017

Show 323 - Exclusive (p)review of the retail Razer Phone, the gaming monster

iPhone XShow 322 - Comparative review of the Apple iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 XL

Show 321 - News of the Huawei Mate 10 line and my initial verdict on the Google Pixel 2

Show 320 - News of the Google Pixel 2 and my verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

iPhone 8 Plus

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows