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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 503 ("Mark Mochan, from Pixel to P30 Pro",16/06/2019) manually (Size: 42MB, 70 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 503 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mark Mochan

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

Feedback
Jonathan Satherley on Perfect Charging
Moto Z4 Only for North America
Moto Z4 Supports Microsoft Surface Pen Protocols
Geoff G on Nokia 9
Samsung Galaxy S9 Range Camera Update
Tim Raggett on Screens, Cases and Fingerprint Scanners
Steve Charges his Museum up!

Device Week

Samsung Galaxy S9+
Android Q Beta 4 Highlights
Google Pixel 3a XL
Huawei P30 Pro
Pixel 3 XL
Nokia 9 PureView - Ted’s Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Scot McSweeney-Roberts and Adrian Brain. 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 366 (Pixel 3a XL Review) and 367 (When Shiny, Shiny isn’t Always Better)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Just Driving by Danilo Dion using a Lumia 1020

Driving

Links of Interest…
PodHubUK - Twitter - FaceBook - MeWe PSC Group - PSC Photos - FlickR - PSC Classifieds - TTUK - WhateverWorks - AAWP - 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
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Other recent programmes

Download Phones Show Chat episode 502 ("Betas all round",08/06/2019) manually (Size: 41MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 502 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

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

Feedback
Fast Charging Reduces Battery Life
Live Transcribe now has Copy’n’Paste
JB Walsh on iOS External Storage
Apple killing off iTunes
Tim Evans on iOS13 - Assistive Touch Video
Duncan Robertson on The Dark Side of Dark Mode
Colin Bowen on microSD Card File Formats
Oppo First with Under-Glass Selfie
Latest from Huawei UK
Apple Phase Out 3D Touch

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9+
Android Q Beta 4 Highlights
Google Pixel 3a XL
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
ARM A77 and G77
iPhone 6s Plus
Mi Mix 3 - 299 instead of 499
Huawei P30 Pro
Status Page for all Windows 10 Mobile Services
RockJAW T5 Ultra Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Thomas Baker. 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 366 (Pixel 3a XL Review) and 367 (When Shiny, Shiny isn’t Always Better)

Around the Corner
We take a closer look at the forthcoming F(x)tec Pro1 - Size against Gemini

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Lily Bug by Pete Warner using a Samsung Galaxy Note9

Bug

Download Phones Show Chat episode 501 ("Mike Warner, It's All About ARM",01/06/2019) manually (Size: 42MB, 73 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 501 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Warner

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

Feedback
What’s really going on with Huawei
Jason Mountjoy on LK Glass Screen Protectors
A Samsung Galaxy S10e for 579
Moto Z4 YouTube Video
Moto One Vision now widely available
Tim Raggett on Screen Protectors and OnePlus vs. Samsung
Patrick Frei’s PhoNetInfo App

Device Week

Samsung Galaxy S9+
Third Android Q Beta
Pixel 3a Review - Ted’s Review
Google Pixel 3a XL - Text Review
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
ARM A77 and G77

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Ortiz Angel. 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 365 (Top 5 phones, May 2019) and 366 (Pixel 3a XL Review)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group

Photo of the Week: Up in London by Chad Dixon using a Samsung Galaxy Note9 and SnapSeed

London

Download Phones Show Chat episode 500 ("Looking back - and turning things up to 11!",25/05/2019) manually (Size: 42MB, 73 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.


Phones Show Chat 500 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

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

Feedback
It’s PSC500 and we welcomed contributions from Aidan Bell, Ahmed Bebars, Luke van Eede, Marek Pawlowski, Guillermo Ortiz, Mark Finlay, Steve Heinrich, Ow Kah Leong, David Breakwell, Frank Niethardt, Jose Schnell, Mike LaTorre, JB Walsh, Stephen Metcalfe, Rob Vanderkam, Ian Bundey, Gavin Fabiani-Laymond, Chris Kelly, Jason Snowden, Chad Dixon, Sue Blandford, Alan Southern, Tim Evans and Steve Nutt. Many thanks all.

Marek Pawlowski’s Trusty Tools
James Raeburn with Good LG Update News
Tayo Olasope warning about Side-Loading APKs
Andy Hagon on Nokia 830
Keith Martin on Marshall’s After Sales Service
Motorola One Vision’s Inconsistency!
Dark Mode for Calendar and Keep

Device Week
Third Android Q Beta
Pixel 3a Review - Ted’s Review
Zenfone 6 - Ted’s Asus Zenfone 5 Review
Nokia N93
Lumia 1020
Nokia E90
Nexus One
Moto Z Series and Mods
Pixel 2 XL - Ted’s Review
SanDisk Extreme 2TB and File Management
Google Pixel 3a XL - Text Review
Marshall London

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Derek Robert. 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 365 (Top 5 phones, May 2019) and 366 (Pixel 3a XL Review)

Around the Corner
We take a closer look at the F(x)tec Pro1

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Decade: Steve Litchfield (yeah, yeah, cries of 'fix!') with Raveningham Hall Stop using a Nexus 6

Water stop

Download Phones Show Chat episode 499 ("Ben Smith, Have a phone? Renew your passport!",19/05/2019) manually (Size: 42MB, 73 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.


Phones Show Chat 499 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Ben Smith

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

Feedback
DeskTop Mode in Android Q
Nokia Keep Security Updates Rolling
Kah Leong Ow on Large Screen Solutions
Google Podcasts Auto Downloads
Nokia 830 Sale

Device Week
Third Android Q Beta
Pixel 3a Review - Ted’s Review
Nokia NetBook
Offline as it Happens Campaign Video 1 - Video 2 - Video 3 - Video 4
iPhone XS Max
Mobile Renew Passport Link
Pixel 3a
David Gilson’s Review of my Dell Streak and Steve’s Review from The Phones Show
Samsung Galaxy S10e
Moto G7 Plus
Razer Phone Google Camera Port
Huawei P30 Pro - Example Zoom Shots
Black Hole Wallpaper 1 - Black Hole Wallpaper 2

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Mike LaTorre. 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 364 (Half-Decade Imaging Fight!) and 365 (Top 5 phones, May 2019)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Paul Sargeant with Skegness shot with a Huawei P20

Skegness

Download Phones Show Chat episode 498 ("Marek Pawlowski, Retro Experiments",12/05/2019) manually (Size: 42MB, 73 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 498 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Marek Pawlowski

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

Feedback
Cath Evans on Screen sizes and Ratio
Tim Evans Impressions of the Pixel 3a
Moto Mods Not a Fail Yet
Tim Evans and Mike Warner on Device Security
SanDisk 1TB microSD Card

Device Week
Third Android Q Beta
BlackBerry KeyONE
LG V20
LG G4
Google Podcasts
Pixel 3a Review
Gemini PDA

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is
Steve Heinrich. 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 363 (Huawei P30 Pro) and 364 (Half-Decade Imaging Fight!)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Moto Z2 Play and Moto Mod Xenon-flash-equipped Hasselblad Camera set to 10x Zoom by Chris Kelly.

Zoom

Download Phones Show Chat episode 497 ("Jason Mountjoy, From Windows through Android to iOS",05/05/2019) manually (Size: 38MB, 63 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.


Phones Show Chat 497 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jason Mountjoy

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

Feedback
Kah Leong on the Huawei P30 Pro Pass!
Keith Bartlett on Nokia 8110 and Nokia 9 Update
Enable Dark Mode on Chrome for Android - sort of!
Moto Z4 Leaks - More
Audio Higher Sampling Rates
Paul O'Brien and Tim Evans on Pixel 3a and 3aXL
GSMArena’s OnePlus 6T Review

Device Week

Moto G7 Play & G7 Plus - Pixel Cam for Moto G7 Plus
Second Android Q Beta
Huawei P30 Pro
Samsung Galaxy A50 - Ted’s Review
iPhone XSMax
HIDIZS Sonata HD II Headphone Amp - AAWP Review
Samsung Galaxy S10e
Pixel 3 XL
Galaxy S9+ with Google Camera

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this weeks winner is Carlos Anzola. 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 363 (Huawei P30 Pro) and 364 (Half-Decade Imaging Fight!)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Pool with a View taken by Ian Bundey using an iPhone XSMax

Pool

Download Phones Show Chat episode 496 ("The Evans Report",27/04/2019) manually (Size: 48MB, 80 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 496 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tim Evans

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

Feedback
Jason Snowden on Samsung Edge Functionality
Aidan Bell on Different Form Factors
Jon Trimmer on the Amazing P30 Pro Battery Life
Alleged ‘Improvements’ to the Nokia 9
Babul Mohanty on Samsung Galaxy M20

Device Week
Moto G7 Play & G7 Plus - Pixel Cam for Moto G7 Plus
Nokia 9 - AAWP Test vs Nokia 808
Second Android Q Beta
Huawei P30 Pro
Samsung Galaxy A50 - Ted’s Review
iPhone XSMax
Black Shark 2
Equalizer+ Pro
HIDIZS Sonata HD II Headphone Amp - AAWP Review
You’re Folding it Wrong!

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Anthony 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 362 (Moto G7 Plus, G7 Play) and 363 (Huawei P30 Pro)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Month Winner: Autumn Sunset by Daniel Gray using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Autumn sunset

Download Phones Show Chat episode 495 ("Open windows and open minds!",21/04/2019) manually (Size: 42MB, 68 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 495 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

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

Feedback
Kah Leong Ow on Different Folds - F(x)tec Pro1
Keith Bartlett on Nokia 9 Firmware Update
Jon Satherley on Moto Z, Nokia 1 and Pixel XL
Samsung and Micro-Scratches
David Knight on Trying a Different OS
TinyURL Chrome Shortener

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Moto Z3 Play
Moto G7 Play & G7 Plus - Pixel Cam for Moto G7 Plus
Nokia 9 - AAWP Test vs Nokia 808
Second Android Q Beta
Pixel 3XL
Huawei P30 Pro
Lumia 1020 vs P30 Pro evolution chart
Imaging versus the 1020
Camera head to head: Lumia 950 XL vs Huawei P30 Pro
Samsung Galaxy A50 - Ted’s Review
Coetech 5-Coil Qi Charger - AAWP Review
Steve Shoots the Moon

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Stuart Bayley. 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 362 (Moto G7 Plus, G7 Play) and 363 (Huawei P30 Pro)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Hover Fly by Ahmed Bebars using a Nokia 7 Plus

Hoverfly

Download Phones Show Chat episode 494 ("Vlad Savov, History and Hot Takes",13/04/2019) manually (Size: 44MB, 71 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 494 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Vlad Savov

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

Feedback
Is Dark Mode Always Better?
Stick, not Twist!
Kurt Kaufman on Moto G7 Plus
Tim Evans on Black Shark 2

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Moto Z3 Play
Moto G7 Play & G7 Plus
Nokia 9 - AAWP Test vs Nokia 808
Second Android Q Beta
Pixel 3XL
Huawei P30 Pro

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are
Gerald Fraser. 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 361 (Nokia 9) and 362 (Moto G7 Plus, G7 Play)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week:
Steam by Steve Litchfield shot on a Lumia 950XL
Ladybird by Darren Steel shot on a Lumia 1020

Steam

Download Phones Show Chat episode 493 ("TechAltar, OPPO and Pie for all",07/04/2019) manually (Size: 40MB, 66 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 493 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Marton Barcza of TechAltar

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

Feedback
MeWe Gone Dark at last!
News of the Nokia X71
Glynn Stone on Deceptive Screen Sizing
Rob Vanderkam on Nokia 9 Objectivity
Frank Niethardt on In-ear Earphones
Adrian Brain on Nexdock 2

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Moto Z3 Play
Moto G7 Play & G7 Plus
Motorola One (P30 Play) - Ted’s Review
Nokia 9 - AAWP Test vs Nokia 808
Nokia 8
Second Android Q Beta
Sony XZ1 Compact
Wired Audio and DAC

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are
Gareth Myles and Philip 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 361 (Nokia 9) and 362 (Moto G7 Plus, G7 Play)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group

Photo of the Week Autumn sunset by Daniel Gray using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (edited with Snapseed)

Autumn sunset

Download Phones Show Chat episode 492 ("Occam's Razer 2",30/03/2019) manually (Size: 40MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 492 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

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

Feedback
Tom Pickert and Keith Bartlett on the Nokia 9
Julian Lambert on Faulty Moto G7 Plus

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Moto Z3 Play
Lumia 950 vs Nokia 9
Android Q Beta on the 3 XL - 25 Android Q new features
Moto G7 Plus - Ted’s Review
Motorola One (P30 Play) - Ted’s Review
Razer Phone 2 - Ted’s Review - Speakers vs. Samsung
Nexdock 2
Nokia 9 - AAWP Test vs Nokia 808
Monoprice XXX
Moto G7 Play
Wileyfox Pro in 2019

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Gareth Williams. 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 360 (iOS vs Android, Apple vs Google) and 361 (Nokia 9)

Around the Corner
We take a quick look at the Huawei P30 Pro and P30 Differences

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Month Cutlering by Kah Leong Ow who used a Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Cutlery

Download Phones Show Chat episode 491 ("Nokia to the Nines",24/03/2019) manually (Size: 47MB, 73 minutes duration).

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

Alternate download link for anyone having cellular download problems.

Phones Show Chat 491 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mark and Lee Swidler

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

Feedback
Xerxes H on the Android Q beta
Rob Vanderkam on Fluff in Ports
Keith Bartlett feedback on Steve’s thoughts on the Nokia 9

Device Week

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Moto Z3 Play
Lumia 950 vs Nokia 9

Android Q Beta on the 3 XL - 25 Android Q new features

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is Tony Butler. 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 359 (In-Display Fingerprint Scanners) and 360 (iOS vs Android, Apple vs Google)

Around the Corner
We take a quick look at the forthcoming Redmi 7 and Moto Z4 Play


PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Photo of the Week: Raspberry Cinnamon Roll by Ahmed Bebars using a Nokia 7 Plus

Raspberry



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The Phones Show (videos)

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 PlusShow 319 - Full review of the Apple iPhone 8 Plus - it's arguably better than the X, I contend...

Show 318 - Thoughts on smartphone pricing in the wake of the iPhone X launch...

Show 317 - A review of the 'alternative' Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro and news of the LG V30

Nokia 6Show 316 - A review of the Nokia 6 in - indeed - an all-Nokia show!

Show 315 - A holiday look at the Wileyfox Swift 2 X...

Show 314 - A Moto-catch-up and an overview of Lineage OS

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

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows