The Phones Show Chat (audio podcast)

Steve Ted Salmon

Follow-up chat, views and reviews from myself and Tim Salmon, an intended weekly podcast - here's the archive of old episodes. 

And here's the main Phones Show Chat page

MP3 format, subscribe here: RSS iTunes

Shows:

Download Phones Show Chat episode 459 ("Myriam Joire, Sony Audio and a Transatlantic Top 5",11/08/2018) 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 459 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Myriam Joire
- Mobile Tech Podcast


Feedback
Put Stuff in the Right Place!
Android 9 Pie
Kurt Kaufman on 128GB Storage and Sony Screens
Taz Hoque on Package Disabler Pro
Fortnite Snubs Google Play Store for their 30%
Alex Jones says Beware the Nokia 7 Plus P Beta Programme
Mark Watson on OnePlus 6 Speaker
Steve Aspinall on GPS Versa
Google Timeline Saves Steve’s Day!

Device Week

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xperia XZ3 to have 48MP Camera
Steve’s XIIVIO Mini-Hub Review - AmazonUK
Sony Xperia XZ2 - Ted’s Review
Understanding Sony’s Audio
Understanding Close-Focus
Sony EC270 USB-C/Charging/3.5mm Dongle - AmazonUK
Steve’s Fitbit Versa - final verdict Fitbit Versa Part 2
Pixel 2 XL

(Myriam extra)
LG G7
Moto G6

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Richard Hammond. 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 343 (Nokia 7 Plus) and 344 (Steve’s Summer Top 5 Phones)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Keyboard by Ángeles Andrade using a Xiaomi Redmi 4A and SnapSeed

Piano

Download Phones Show Chat episode 458 ("Rob Vanderkam, The Two Year Flagship",05/08/2018) manually (Size: 43MB, 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 458 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Rob Vanderkam

Feedback
Put Stuff in the Right Place
!
Adrian B Asus Zenfone 5 vs. Nokia 7 Plus fight!
Zac Kew-Denniss reports that OnePlus will push Android P to 3 and 3T
Tony Cowell on Year-Old Bargain Handsets

Device Week

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 7 Plus - stunning battery life
- Nokia 7 Plus vs Pixel XL
Pixel XL
Fitbit Versa
- Steve’s Initial Write-Up
Xperia XZ3 to have 48MP Camera
Steve’s XIIVIO Mini-Hub Review
- AmazonUK

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Maarten Korenromp. 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 343 (Nokia 7 Plus) and 344 (Steve’s Summer Top 5 Phones)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Praia taken on a Nokia 8 by David de Nieuwe

Seagull

Download Phones Show Chat episode 457 ("Steve Nutt, Talkback Notifications",28/07/2018) manually (Size: 37MB, 59 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 457 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Feedback
Put Stuff in the Right Place
!
Andy Sharp on Weather Apps in the Heatwave
Sony Xperia XZ3 to have 48MP Camera
Archive.org and X-Rated PSC!
Tom Pickert on FM Transmitters and Audio
Leon Buxton on USB-C Audio Charger 3.5mm Adapter

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 7 Plus - stunning battery life
- Nokia 7 Plus vs Pixel XL
Android P DP4 and Accessibility
Ted’s Top 5 Phones
Sony Xperia XA2
Revisited - Classy Lockscreen

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Mike Cook. 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 342 (Asus Zenfone 5) and 343 (Nokia 7 Plus)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Month Winner: Armada Window by Sean Paull using an iPhone 7 Plus (as we check out Steve Nutt attempting to ‘see’ the picture using Eye-D Pro App).

Window


Download Phones Show Chat episode 456 ("James Reed, X4? Job done!",21/07/2018) manually (Size: 38MB, 61 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 456 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with James Reed

Feedback
Mike Robins on DIY SIM Card Tray Mod
Alan Kennedy on Nokia 8 and W10M
Is that a Pistol in Your Pocket?
Ted’s Quest - Camera Apps
Pixel Camera for the Nokia 7 Plus

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 8 - Disproportionate Battery Drain
Nokia 7 Plus
Moto X4
DTEK50
Honor 10
- Ted’s Review
USB-C Dongle Works Fine with Windows Phones
No Future for USB-C Headphones

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Al Al-Khadi. 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 341 (BlackBerry KEY2) and 342 (Asus Zenfone 5)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Hole in the Wall by Matt Burkinshaw using a Samsung Galaxy S9+

Hole

Download Phones Show Chat episode 455 ("Mike Robins, On a Budget!",15/07/2018) manually (Size: 41MB, 57 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 454 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Robins

Feedback
BBC4’s The Rise and Fall of Nokia
Gavin Fabiani-Laymond on the Sony Xperia XZ2
Sony announce the Xperia XA2 Plus - Ted’s XA2 Review
Allen Cross reports BlackBerry/TCL’s Invitation-only KEYone Oreo Beta Test

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 8 - Up to date with July Security
Asus Zenfone 5 - Ted’s Review
Nokia 7 Plus
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Ted's Nokia 6.1 Review
Moto Z in 2018

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
James Reed. 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 341 (BlackBerry KEY2) and 342 (Asus Zenfone 5)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Untitled by Ángeles Andrade using a Xiaomi Redmi 4A and SnapSeed. This is one of a series of really interesting artwork submissions to the Flickr Group - rest of his portfolio.

Modern art?

Download Phones Show Chat episode 454 ("Zac Kew-Dennis, Treble KEY Plus",08/07/2018) manually (Size: 53MB, 73 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 454 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Zac Kew-Dennis

Feedback
Glynn Stone curses Video Unboxings!
Android P Beta DP4 - Droid Life
Colin Bowen on Wileyfox Swift Range and Oreo
Dave Proudlock on Oreo for Moto Z2 Play/Moto Z
Richard S has joined Ted in the Sirocco Club!
PSC G+ Community Category Phone Reviews by Members - tinyurl.com/pscphonereviews

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
BlackBerry KEY2 - Ted’s Review
Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco
Ted’s Asus Zenfone 5 Review
Nokia 7 Plus - ARCore inclusion - Google’s Measure App
Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro
OnePlus onto Project Treble

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Richard Oldroyd. 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 340 (Planet Computers’ Gemini) and 341 (BlackBerry KEY2)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Robin V shoots Ottawa Rowing Club with a Pixel XL

Bridge

Download Phones Show Chat episode 453 ("Tim Evans, all KEYed up",30/06/2018) manually (Size: 42MB, 63 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 453 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tim Evans

Feedback
Aidan Bell and Tayo Olasope feedback on Gemini
Malcolm Bryant on Lite Fantastic
Kurt Kaufman on Alcatel 1X
Sony are Playing with the Big Boys!
PSC Photos vs Phones Show Chat’s Photos from Phones Category

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
BlackBerry KEY2 - Sunlight Screenshot
Planet Computers Gemini
Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco
iOS Beta (D2)
Ted’s Asus Zenfone 5 Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Daniel Stott. 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 340 (Planet Computers’ Gemini) and 341 (BlackBerry KEY2)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Month Winner: Window to the Other Side by ehmjay1628 on Flickr using an LG G3 and SnapSeed

Tube

Download Phones Show Chat episode 452 ("Julie Wills, Touch Typing",23/06/2018) manually (Size: 50MB, 76 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 452 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Julie Wills

Feedback
Google Podcasts
Pocket Casts Beta
John Doe on Oppo Find X
Google Opens up Messages for Web
YouTube Premium
now available in the UK
Zac Kew-Denniss on 8.1 rolling out for Moto X4

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
BlackBerry KEY2 - Sunlight Screenshot
Planet Computers Gemini - Crystallusion
Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Mike Robins. 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 339 (OnePlus 6) and 340 (Planet Computers’ Gemini)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Morning Sun by Frank Niethardt using an LG G4

Morning sun

Download Phones Show Chat episode 451 ("Gemini Plus",17/06/2018) manually (Size: 45MB, 64 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 451 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback
Andy Hagon on the Lumia 950 XL
Moto Mod Keyboard Finally Coming
Widget Boot Time Hog
Gemini Retail Now in Stock at Clove

Device Week
June is Bustin’ Out All Over
- Nokia Updates!
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Aidan Bell on Bixby Button Remapper
Taz Hoque on YouTube Disable Bixby
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Pixel 2 XL - Google Android P Beta
Planet Computers Gemini
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winners are...
Roland Roberts and 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 338 (Honor 10) and 339 (OnePlus 6)

App Recommendation
Google News’ World Cup Tracker

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Kelburn Country Park by Foxmochanuk using a Samsung Galaxy S8+

Girl

Download Phones Show Chat episode 450 ("Kev Wright, Glamour, Groups and Gestures",10/06/2018) manually (Size: 51MB, 71 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 450 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Kev Wright

Feedback
More Speaker Tests
with Tim Evans
Luke Van Eede on Moto Z3 Play Announcement
Gareth Myles on the BlackBerry Key2 Announcement

PSC Forum and PSC Classifieds
We chat with Kev about the decision to end pscforum last week, which he created and maintained for most of the last decade, and consider the way forward together. Steve made a short link to PSC Classifieds G+ Community: tinyurl.com/psc-classifieds

Device Week
iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Pixel 2 XL
Google Android P Beta
Planet Computers Gemini
OnePlus 6
Nokia 8 Sirocco
- The Lladró Phone! - Ted’s Review
(Nokia’s Misleading Video)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (Coming next week!)

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
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

Around the Corner
We take a look at the budget, but well specified OPPO Realme 1

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 338 (Honor 10) and 339 (OnePlus 6)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Kitten by Ahmed Bebars using a Nexus 6P and SnapSeed for lens blur.

Kitten

PSC Classifieds
Don’t forget to check out the classified sales bargains at PSC Classifieds

Links of Interest…
PodHubUK - Twitter - FaceBook - PSC G+ Community - PSC Photos - FlickR - PSC Classifieds - TTUK - WhateverWorks - AAWP - TechAddictsUK - The TechBox - Chewing Gum for the Ears - Projector Room - The PodChat Show - PixelSwim

Download Phones Show Chat episode 449 ("Garry Clark, Black Sharks and Pandas",03/06/2018) manually (Size: 41MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 449 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Garry Clark

Feedback

Huawei Bootloader Unlock Closing
Huawei Mate 10 Pro Gets Face Unlock
Zac Kew-Denniss on Google Pixel 3S - Spooky!
Ahmed Bebars spots the Motorola One Power
Razer Phone vs Black Shark
with Tim Evans
Marshall London Final RIP Update

Device Week
Razer Phone - Six Months On - Best Case
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Pixel 2 XL - Ted’s Thoughts in 2017
Panda Pure as the Driven Snow
Google Android P Beta
Honor 10
Planet Computers Gemini
CoolSmartPhone Huawei P20 Pro Review
3MK InvisibleCase
and Xtremes Skins
OnePlus 6 AndroidBeat Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Ray Kaluza. 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 337 (Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact) and 338 (Honor 10)
PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week Winner: Matt J with Butch using an iPhone X in Portrait Mode

Dog

Download Phones Show Chat episode 448 ("Zac Kew-Dennis, part 2: We're podcasting in the rain!",27/05/2018) manually (Size: 41MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 448 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon and the return of Zac Kew-Denniss

Feedback

Feedback on PSC447 - iOS vs Android Discussion
Ahmed Bebars and
Oleophobic Displays
Philip Smith (and others) on HTC U12 Plus
Allen Cross on Google Photos Auto-Brightness Fix and more
Zachary “Wiki” Kew-Denniss on Essential PH-2 News

Device Week
Razer Phone - Another Update
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Google Android P Beta
Honor 10
9to5 Long Term Review Pixel 2XL
Nokia 7 Plus - Poor Person’s Pixel

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 337 (Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact) and 338 (Honor 10)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Month Winner: Pete Warner with River Thames/London Eye taken with a Samsung Galaxy S6

London eye

Download Phones Show Chat episode 447 ("Zac Kew-Dennis, P Delights",20/05/2018) manually (Size: 48MB, 79 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 447 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Zac Kew-Denniss with Pub Meet Discussion (at the end of the show)

Feedback

iOS vs Android Discussion
Ahmed Bebars notes the Nokia X6 Announced
Andrew Manning and Ian Maxfield report on BlackBerry May Security Updates
John Piggford reports Nokia 8 Camera Update coming for sure
Andrew Manning suggests - Sony USB-C 2-in-1 Adaptor

Device Week
Razer Phone - Oreo 8.1 Arrived - Ted’s Thoughts
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - ARCore
Google Android P Beta
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
GSMArena Honor 10 Specs
Planet Computers’ Gemini PDA
Nokia 8

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Dave Latham. 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 336 (Huawei P20 Pro) and 337 (Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week: Gavin Fabiani-Laymond’s Soussons Forest using a Samsung Galaxy S9+

Forest

Download Phones Show Chat episode 446 ("Gareth Myles, Android P and the Striped Panda",13/05/2018) manually (Size: 41MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 446 - Show Notes

Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gareth Myles

Feedback
PSC Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe, HP12 4RZ: Monday 14th May 2018
Babul Mohanty with more details on the forthcoming Moto Z3 Play
Stuart Crabtree reports that Google will soon require OEMs to roll out Security Updates
Ahmed Bebars reports on the BlackBerry Key2 - GSMArena Specs
Allen Cross reports Nokia placed 5th in European Smartphone Shipments in Q1, 2018
Google I/O

Device Week
Razer Phone - Oreo 8.1 Arrived - Ted’s Thoughts
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - Mophie Juice Pack
Huawei P20 Lite
pCloud
Google Android P Beta
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
GSMArena Honor 10 Specs

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the 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 336 (Huawei P20 Pro) and 337 (Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week: John Piggford’s Spitfire shot with a Nokia 8 using the Google Camera App with a little help from Snapseed.

Spitfire

Download Phones Show Chat episode 445 ("Plus or Minus",06/05/2018) manually (Size: 39MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 445 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback
PSC Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe, HP12 4RZ: Monday 14th May 2018
Arvind Iyer’s Back on the LG V30
Beware Edge Invasion with Martin Hall
Jamie Clark reports on ShiftyJelly Selling Pocket Casts
Allen Cross on Nokia X6 - May 16th Announcement

Mark Watson and Richard Yates on 5G Fears


Device Week

Razer Phone - Still awaiting Oreo
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Nokia 7 Plus
- Specs vs. Nokia 8 - Ted’s Review
Ted’s ‘Waiting for Updates’ Rant
Lumia 1020 on Windows Phone 8.1
Sony XZ1 Compact
Ted’s Sony Xperia XA2 Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
James Murray. 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 335 (A Dozen Smartphone Hot Potatoes) and 336 (Huawei P20 Pro)

Around the Corner
LG G7 ThinkQ

PSC Photos & Flickr Group
Picture of the Week: Angeles Andrade’s Calle Vital Aza. Malaga shot with a Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Wall art

Download Phones Show Chat episode 444 ("Petter Ostbye",29/04/2018) manually (Size: 47MB, 75 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 444 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Petter Ostbye plus a podcast extra chat with James Honeyball

Feedback

PSC Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe, HP12 4RZ: Monday 14th May 2018
Tim Evans on Apple and RCS
Mobile Tech Podcast 51 with Steve on the Huawei P20 Pro
Antonis Petridis on Essential World Shipping
Chris Andrews reports that Oreo now rolled out to OnePlus 5T
Google Launches Tasks App. Again!
Malcolm Bryant Defends Smart Home Benefits

Device Week
Razer Phone - Still awaiting Oreo
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Huawei P20 Pro
iPhone X
Nokia 7 Plus
- Specs vs. Nokia 8

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Sethu Pillai. 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 335 (A Dozen Smartphone Hot Potatoes) and 336 (Huawei P20 Pro)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Winner declared with 41% of the vote is Matt Miller with Seattle in the Morning shot with a Samsung Galaxy S9+

Seattle morning

Download Phones Show Chat episode 443 ("David Gilson, From the UK to Canada and back, from OnePlus to Xiaomi",22/04/2018) manually (Size: 39MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 443 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with David Gilson

Feedback
PSC Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe HP12 4RZ on Monday 14th May 2018
Rob Macrowan Supports the Smart Home!
SmugMug Buys Flickr reported by Sean Paull (and many others!)
Dan Johnson spots the Ulefone Power 5 with 13,000mAh Battery!
Allen Cross spots Google Photos rolling out a More Powerful Movie Editor
R.I.P. Google Allo - Hello Chat via RCS (Rich Communication Services) via Google Messages

Device Week

Razer Phone
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Ted Considered the £669 Samsung Galaxy Note 8
!
Moto E5 Range Specs Comparison
Moto G6 Range Specs Comparison
Huawei P20 Pro
Battery Life - Ted says It’s Still Not Enough

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Michael Jansen. 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 334 (Taming the Samsung Experience) and 335 (A Dozen Smartphone Hot Potatoes)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Niagara Falls by Aidan Bell using a Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.
The Vote for April Photo of the Month is underway! Head across to G+ to cast yours!

Niagara


Download Phones Show Chat episode 442 ("Chris Mitropoulos, The iPhone X+ and the Black Shark",15/04/2018) manually (Size: 38MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 442 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Chris Mitropoulos

Feedback
Summary of Available PSC G+ Communities and where to go for what!
Dave Rich new podcast: The PodChat Show, The PodChat Show G+ Community
PSC Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe HP12 4RZ on Monday 14th May 2018
Simon Nobs now received the Google Daydream
Xiaomi Black Shark in shallow waters!
Andrew Manning on Android Phones Missing Patches

Device Week
Razer Phone - VLC Player
- Ted’s Thoughts
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
- Samsung Soundcamp
Nokia 8
- Always On, Always Useless - The Case for Naked
iPhone X
Alcatel Idol 4 Pro
- Microsoft and Alcatel Saga - Microsoft and Maps Saga

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Petter Ostbye. 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 334 (Taming the Samsung Experience) and 335 (A Dozen Smartphone Hot Potatoes)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Derwent Water by Peter Hines using an iPhone 7, cropped and tweaked in SnapSeed

Derwent

Phones Show Chat 441 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Chris Kelly

Feedback
Taz Hoque and Arvind Iyer on PSC440
A Memory Card Data-Erase Reminder
John Cooper on the Honor 9 Lite for £169
Andrew Manning on Galaxy S9 and Sony XZ2

Device Week
Pixel XL - Pixel 2/2 XL
iPhone 7 Plus
Lumia 950XL
Razer Phone
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - S9+:The imaging tipping point - I (and the 950) finally give in
LG V30 Plus - Daydream and LG V30 - Annoying Notifications Issue - LG V30+ Naked
Nokia 8
- Still no Update
Come Back MicroSD Cards...All is Forgiven

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week we’re doing two! The winners are…
Arne Bruning and Ed Codrington. 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 333 (Samsung Galaxy S9) and 334 (Taming the Samsung Experience)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Snowmageddon by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Samsung Galaxy S9+

Snow dog

Download Phones Show Chat episode 440 ("Myriam Joire, The Flagship Conundrum",01/04/2018) manually (Size: 43MB, 68 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 440 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon - Myriam Joire drops in

Feedback

Michael Warner on Snapdragon SoCs
John Doe spots Moto Moving Z-Series FPS to the side
Gboard - Remove Annoying Recurring Suggestions
Brian Penders spots Razer’s new promise of Oreo 8.1. in April
Ted’s Fighting with MicroSD Cards again - Here We Go Again
Taz Hoque on why Not Everybody Wants Stock Android

Device Week
Pixel 2/2 XL
Razer Phone
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - Steve’s Case Roundup
Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro - UWP (Windows 10) App Scene
LG V30 Plus - Ted’s Thoughts
Huawei P20 Pro
Ted’s Speaker Test
(Pixel 2 XL vs. Razer Phone vs. Marshall London)

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week we’re doing two! The winners are…
Tony Butler and Trevor Bennett. 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 333 (Samsung Galaxy S9) and 334 (Taming the Samsung Experience)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Old Building by Arvind Iyer using an LG V30+

Old

Download Phones Show Chat episode 439 ("Budget Options",25/03/2018) manually (Size: 39MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 439 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Heinrich

Feedback
Paul Ballard on the Samsung A3
Ahmed Bebars on reliably leaked OnePlus 6 Specs
Kurt Kaufman on 512GB storage on Android phones!
Andrew Manning on SIM Card Tray Quality and arrangements
Pete Warner, Brian Penders, Phil Hendy and Derek Watson Praising the Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Mark Mochan on the Resurrection of Wileyfox!

Device Week
Pixel 2/2 XL
Razer Phone
Steve Heinrich’s Pixel Swim Podcast
Samsung Galaxy S9
- Microphone Testing Video
Marshall London
Moto X4
- Moto X4 at £199
Nokia 8 - Tick, Tock for March Security

Camera head to head: Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Ted’s Speaker Test
LG Q6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Tim Evans. 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 332 (Gemini PDA) and 333 (Samsung Galaxy S9)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Roller Blinds by Kah Leong using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Vote for Photo of the Month before next PSC!


Download Phones Show Chat episode 438 ("Steve and the S9 Spin",18/03/2018) manually (Size: 38MB, 63 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 438 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback
Simon Nobs, Taz Hoque, Andrew Manning and Keith Bartlett feedback on PSC437
Anthony Daniels in praise of 3.5mm Audio Jacks!
Allen Cross notes YouTube Dark Mode coming to Android

Device Week
Pixel 2/2 XL
Razer Phone
Moto Z/Z2 Play - Ted’s Casing Quest
Steve Heinrich’s Pixel Swim Podcast
Samsung Galaxy S9
- Microphone Testing Video
Marshall London
Moto X4
- Moto X4 at £199
Nokia 8
Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro steve litchfield - W10M Updates
Sony Xperia XA2 - Ted’s Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Nick Healey. 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 332 (Gemini PDA) and 333 (Samsung Galaxy S9)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Fuel and Snow by robin_ottawa using a Pixel XL

Snow car

Download Phones Show Chat episode 437 ("A Galaxy of Chat",10/03/2018) manually (Size: 37MB, 61 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 437 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with a pop-in from Gavin Fabiani-Laymond

Feedback
John Shelton in praise of the PSC Community
Gavin Bowd and his VPoB Prize
Tim Evans Speaker Test
John Cooper spots the bargain Moto X4 at £199
Some thoughts about what’s coming in Android P

Device Week
Pixel 2/2 XL
Razer Phone
Moto Z/Z2 Play - Moto Power - DIY Bumper Fail
iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9
- Gavin’s First Impressions
Marshall London

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Francis Muir. 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 331 (Huawei Mate 10 Pro) and 332 (Gemini PDA)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: At The Football by Spiri44 using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Football

Download Phones Show Chat episode 436 ("Chris Dickinson, Journey to the 3T",04/03/2018) manually (Size: 40MB, 62 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 436 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Chris Dickinson (and pop-in from Kev Wright)

Device Week
OnePlus 3T
Nokia Lumia 730
Nokia 8
Pixel 2/2 XL
Razer Phone
LG V30
Moto Z/Z2 Play

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Neil Gilroy. 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 331 (Huawei Mate 10 Pro) and 332 (Gemini PDA)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Old Building by Arvind Lyer using an LG V30 and Pixel Camera App. with Snapseed.

Old

Download Phones Show Chat episode 435 ("Kev Wright, Cranked up to 100%",25/02/2018) manually (Size: 52MB, 80 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 435 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Kev Wright

Feedback and Errata
Family Link for Android
3.5mm Audio on the way out? Maybe not!
Bluetooth Audio One Day up to Steve’s Standards
Andrew Manning’s App/Game Recommendation Backgammon for Android
Google added a Dark Theme to Vanilla Android - coming soon!
Allen Cross on the Land Rover Explore rugged, modular phone (Bullitt - Cat, Kodak, JBC)
MWC Starts this weekend!


Device Week

LG V30
iPhone X
I Didn’t Get Where I am Today by Not Understanding Subjectivity
Moto Mod Batteries Made to Measure?
Moto Z/Z2 Play

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Bart Van Laer. 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 331 (Huawei Mate 10 Pro) and 332 (Gemini PDA)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Gavin Fabiani-Laymond’s Magical Walk on Dartmoor (High Res on Flickr) using an LG V30+

Dartmoor


Download Phones Show Chat episode 434 ("Rita el-Khoury, Pixel Battery Champion",18/02/2018) manually (Size: 42MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 434 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Rita El-Khoury

Feedback and Errata
Andrew Manning on BlackBerry Uni
Noa N7 with 80MP Camera
Antonis Petridis and Andy Sharp on the Nokia 7+

Device Week

Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Ted’s Review
LG V30
Nokia 8 - Rita’s Review
Razer Phone
Pixel 2 XL
- Rita’s Thoughts
ZTE Axon 7
Xiaomi Mi A1
- Rita’s Review
OnePlus 5T

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Robert Stephens. 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 330 (The Three Phases of PureView) and 331 (Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Lemon Cake by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using an iPhone X

Lemon Cake

Download Phones Show Chat episode 433 ("Johan Lindahl, Anti-Convergence",11/02/2018) manually (Size: 50MB, 82 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 433 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Johan Lindahl

Feedback and Errata
LCD vs AMOLED Brightness
Tom S and many others on G+ App Playing Up
Andrew Manning enthused about new Sony Models
Ian Searle (amongst many others, including AAWP) reports on Wileyfox Troubles

Device Week
iPhone 6s
Marshall London + Marshall Major II
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom
Yotaphone 2
Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Ted’s Review
Nokia 8 - Recording Audio Only with the Nokia OZO
Moto X4 on Oreo - Ted’s Post
Razer Phone - Feedback on Audio Enhancements
Galaxy Nexus on Lineage OS
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Alcatel Idol 4 Pro
Pixel 2 XL
ZTE Axon 7
Lumia 950XL vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro Camera Shootout

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Gavin Bowd. 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 329 (Razer Phone) and 330 (The Three Phases of PureView)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Frost on the Grass by Marek Pawlowski using a BlackBerry KEYone

Frost

Download Phones Show Chat episode 432 ("The Plus is Prime",04/02/2018) manually (Size: 40MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 432 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon (Gavin Fabiani-Laymond dropped in)

Feedback and Errata
Andy Sharp from OK Google to Hey Google to Anything Google
Aidan Bell and Julie Wills report Gemini delivery getting closer!

Device Week

Razer Phone
- Ted’s Thoughts - No sign of the Update
StarTech USB-C to HDMI Adapter with Power Delivery
Axon 7 - Camera FV-5
Gavin’s LG V30 Camera Review
Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Jason Dridge. 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 329 (Razer Phone) and 330 (The Three Phases of PureView)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Sam Pitt from an Album of Photos depicting the Peterhead Prison Museum, taken and edited on the iPhone X

Goal

Download Phones Show Chat episode 431 ("Zac Bowden, the Android-Windows Continuum",27/01/2018) manually (Size: 42MB, 68 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 431 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon (Zac Bowden dropped in)

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

Feedback and Errata
Andy Sharp report Audiobooks arrived in Google Play Books
Kurt Kaufman on AndroidOne and AndroidGo
John Piggford on Android 8.1 on Nokia 8
Leon Buxton confirms Nokia 8 NFC/Android Pay bug fixed
David Knight on the Nokia 9 and 10

Device Week
Razer Phone
- Ted’s Thoughts - Test Analysis - Video - Super Clean B
Pixel 2 - Ted’s Thoughts
Axon 7 - Camera FV-5
OnePlus 5T
Nokia 8
Alcatel Idol 4 Pro.
Sony MDR-1000X

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Alex Jones. 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 328 (Various Wileyfox Models) and 329 (Razer Phone)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Eyelashes by lucknowtrainman using an Honor 8 Pro.

Eyelashes

Download Phones Show Chat episode 430 ("Tayo Olasope, The Z2 Play Utopia",21/01/2018) manually (Size: 43MB, 70 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 430 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon (Tayo Olasope dropped in)


Feedback and Errata
New G+ Community PSC Photos
Steve’s Dongle Rant
!
The Nokia 8 Android Pay Saga led by Leon Buxton
Allen Cross on the Great OnePlus Credit Card Hack
Razer Phone Netflix HDR and Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 Support Coming Soon

Tony Cowell on Axon 7 - Camera FV-5

Device Week
Razer Phone
- Ted’s Thoughts - Test Analysis - Video
Pixel 2
- Pixel 2 XL
Moto Z and Z2 Play
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
LG V30
- What is Quad DAC?

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Jens Ole Dahlsgaard Jepsen. 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 327 (Nokia 8) and 328 (Various Wileyfox Models)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Beginner Snowboard Students by John Piggford using a Nokia 8 and Google Camera App.

Snow


Download Phones Show Chat episode 429 ("Leila Gregory, Little Miss Midrange",14/01/2018) manually (Size: 35MB, 58 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 429 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Leila Gregory (TechAddictsUK, Girls’n’Gadgets)

Feedback and Errata
New G+ Community PSC Photos
Allen Cross on the Project Linda - Razer Phone Dock/laptop
Allen Cross on the Moto Mods Health and Keyboard
Allen Cross on Chinese phone Vivo’s on-screen fingerprint scanner
Tim Evans on HTC U11 Plus
Honor View 10
arrived at Clove
Colin Bowen on
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus Amazon Open Box deal

Device Week

Razer Phone
- Ted’s Thoughts
Nokia 8
- Ted’s Thoughts
Pixel 2 XL
Honor 7X
Honor 9
BlackBerry KEYone
Moto Z

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Andy Clarkson. 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 327 (Nokia 8) and 328 (Wileyfox Wheezes)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Riverside by Xerxes Hodivala using an iPhone X for shooting/editing

Riverside

Download Phones Show Chat episode 428 ("Richard Yates, Ozo and Innovation",06/01/2018) manually (Size: 40MB, 67 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 428 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback and Errata
New G+ Community PSC Photos
Feedback on PSC427 from Steve Heinrich, Taz Hoque, Brett Cook and Mark Finlay
Leon Buxton on Nokia 8 128GB/6GB RAM Version
Nokia 6 (2018) Specs Confirmed with ditched Stereo Speakers
Leon Buxton on The Joy of Cheap

Device Week
Nokia 8 - Ted’s Thoughts
Moto X4
Wileyfox Pro
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus Add-X version
iPhone X
Gemini
Pixel 2
Pixel - Ted’s Battery Test
Ted’s Taking Stock

Steve’s microphone testing video

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Colin Bowen. 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 326 (Honor 7X) and 327 (Nokia 8)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Frosty Sunrise by Marek Pawlowski using a BlackBerry KEYone

Frosty Sunrise

Download Phones Show Chat episode 427 ("Highlights and Lowlights of 2017",30/12/2017) manually (Size: 33MB, 55 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 427 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback and Errata
New G+ Community PSC Photos
Feedback from PSC426 from Simon Nobs, Keith Bartlett and Kurt Kaufman
Zac Kew-Denniss on Chrome and “Hey Google, play Phone Show Chat podcast"
Suggestion that Android Carriers will drop Cellular Signal Bars
Axon 7 Oreo Update will arrive in April says ZTE
Andrew Manning on Stand Out Features in 2017’s Phones

Our Highlights of 2017
Wide-Angle lenses on Phones’ Cameras
Pixel 2 XL
The Return of Nokia
Lineage OS (Bitcoin: 12aDckQC6YHEn75zReQWxXFCivBBNXfRjM, PayPal: paypal.me/LineageOS)
Kitchen Sink Attitude Not Yet Dead!
Launch of the Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro

Our Lowlights of 2017
Ongoing lack of Phones with 128GB+ of Storage
Phone manufacturers continue to not take device speakers seriously
Ugly Pricing Strategies for Phones
Pixel 2 XL - no 3.5mm audio jack

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s (double) winner is…
Tayo Olasope. 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 326 (Honor 7X) and 327 (Nokia 8)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Snowy NYC shot by Andy Hagon using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Snowy NYC


Download Phones Show Chat episode 426 ("A tale of two Wileyfoxes and no Oreo",23/12/2017) manually (Size: 26MB, 50 minutes duration).

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

[Steve - apologies for the overdriven audio from Steve's end - I only noticed the mic levels after recording. I'm blaming the pre-Christmas alcohol...!]

Phones Show Chat 426 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback and Errata
New G+ Community PSC Photos
Feedback on PSC425 from Pete Warner, James Raeburn and Leon Buxton
Nokia 9 passed through FCC by Allen Cross
Regard for the Moto X4 and a drop to £250 and Oreo about to drop into the Android One version.

Christmas Greetings
...from Aidan Bell, Roy Gardiner, Gavin Fabiani-Laymond, Stuart Cutts, Wayne Kelly, Keith Bartlett, Billy Drake, Andrew Manning, John Mason, Mark Finlay, Simon Nobs, Sue Blandford, Pete Warner, James Raeburn, John Doe, Steve Heinrich, Richard Yates, Rob V and Aly Naseer. We appreciate your support.

Device Week

Nokia 8 - Ted’s Thoughts
Moto Z with TurboPower Mod and JBL Sound boost 2
LG G6
Moto X4
Wileyfox Pro
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus Add-X version

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Troy Dyall. 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 326 (Honor 7X) and 327 (Nokia 8)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Nokia Snow by John Piggford using a Nokia 8 and the Google Pixel Camera APK.

Cable car

Download Phones Show Chat episode 425 ("Graham Cluley, Smashing Security",17/12/2017) manually (Size: 33MB, 63 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 425 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Graham Cluley
(Smashing Security Podcast)

Feedback and Errata
New G+ Community PSC Photos
BlackBerry Support OS10 until 2020 but Priv is Flushed
Nokia 6 (2018) and 9 in January Event
AAS on Marek Pawlowski’s Interview with Martin Riddiford on Gemini

Device Week

Pixel with Android 8.1
Google Pixel 2 XL
Nokia 8 - Ted’s Thoughts
iPhone SE
Moto Z with TurboPower Mod
Lawnchair Launcher
- Andrew Manning on Nova
Bluetooth Headphones Woes

Graham's links:
https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/15/iphone-x-jailbreak-ios-11-2-1/
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3xpyz/google-iphone-ios-jailbreak

https://stripe.ian.sh/

https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/15/dont-keep-cell-phones-next-to-your-body-california-health-department-warns/

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 325 (OnePlus 5T) and 326 (Honor 7X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Morning Commute shot by Leesamlong using a Nexus 6P

Night cycle

Download Phones Show Chat episode 424 ("Xerxes Hodivala, The Phone with the Unkillable Battery",09/12/2017) manually (Size: 36MB, 70 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 424 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Xerxes Hodivala

Feedback and Errata
Ahmed Bebars on Samsung and 512GB Storage
Colin Bowen on Files Go by Google
Mike Warner’s Step-by-Step Guide on installing Lineage 14.1
SMS 25 years old!

Device Week

Google Pixel 2 XL
Xiaomi Mi A1
Blitzwolf Cables
Lenovo P2
Nokia 8 - Ted’s Thoughts
LG G6 and Lineage OS

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Stephen Greenslade. 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 325 (OnePlus 5T) and 326 (Honor 7X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: A Cool Sundown in Vollen by Gerald Fraser using a Pixel 2

Sundown

Download Phones Show Chat episode 423 ("Mike Warner, Flexible Cores and BIG.little",03/12/2017) manually (Size: 30MB, 62 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 423 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Warner

[Apologies for inferior audio quality from my (Steve's) end in this show. Needs must....]

Feedback and Errata
Tom S on Blocked as Lost
Ahmed Bebars on Google Activating Pixels’ Visual Core

Device Week
Google Pixel 2 XL
Moto Z2 Play - TurboPower Mod
Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro
BlackBerry Motion
Xiaomi Mi Mix
Xiaomi Mi A1 - Mike’s Sale on PSCForum
Noreve Tradition E Case for BlackBerry KEYone
- Ted’s Thoughts
OnePlus 5T

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is… Lourens Albeda. 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 324 (Why Google's making it hard to pick a flagship and Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2017) and 325 (Review OnePlus 5T)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Breakfast Tram by Sean Paull using an iPhone 7 Plus

Tram

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

APP OF THE WEEK
Libby
for Android

Download Phones Show Chat episode 422 ("Price matters: G6 and 5T",25/11/2017) manually (Size: 27MB, 63 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 422 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback and Errata
Mark Hilton on OnePlus 5T
Coverage of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond
Stuart Cutts - rollout of Oreo for the Nokia 8
Amazon have put the Moto Mod TurboCharger in the post!
Barnaby Steer - New Batch of Pixel 2 XL’s out already?

Device Week

Google Pixel - Google Pixel 2 - Text Review
iPhone X - Text Review
Moto X4 - Ted’s Thoughts
Razer Phone
LG G6
Moto Z2 Play
Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro
Steve’s Speakers Corner!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Aidan Cunningham. 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 323 (Razer Phone) and 324 (Why Google's making it hard to pick a flagship and Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2017)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Candle by Rob Vanderkam using a Nexus 5X

Candle

Download Phones Show Chat episode 421 ("Tim Evans, In search of the perfect smartphone",19/11/2017) manually (Size: 27MB, 63 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 421 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tim Evans

Feedback and Errata
OnePlus 5T Announcement
Roland Jay Roberts on the LG G6+ with 128GB, DAC, Qi
Andrew Manning on Audio Testing the LG V20 vs LG V30 vs Fiio X5iii
Andy Hagon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review

Device Week
Google Pixel - Google Pixel 2 - Text Review
iPhone X - Text Review
Moto X4 - Ted’s Thoughts
Razer Phone

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…
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 and 322 (Thoughts on Pixel 2/2XL) and 323 (Razer Phone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Now We Have Snow by Gerald Fraser using a Google Pixel 2

Snow

Download Phones Show Chat episode 420 ("Blue Shift Atmos",11/11/2017) manually (Size: 29MB, 68 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 420 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Device Week
Google Pixel - Google Pixel 2 - Text Review
iPhone X Text Review
Razer Phone
iPhone Guide for Blind People
Google Assistant via Bluetooth on Pixel 2 XL
BlindSwitching Podcast

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…
Andy Wall? 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 and 322 (Thoughts on Pixel 2/2XL) and 323 (Razer Phone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Lost Lagoon by Lee SamLong using a Nexus 6P

Lake

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

Around the Corner
We take a very brief look at the HTC U11 Plus and HTC U11 Life

Phones Show Chat 419 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Anthony Fear

Feedback & Errata
Poor Nokia 2 specs
TheKeithBBB spots Nokia 8 at £399 at CPW
Razer Phone

Device Week
Google Pixel - Google Pixel 2 - Text Review
BlackBerry KEYone - No Boring Slab Here
Essential Phone
Alcatel Idol 4S Pro
Lumia 950XL

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…
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 and 320 (Samsung Galaxy Note 8) and 321 (Thoughts on Pixel 2/2XL)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Sophie by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Google Pixel 2

Sophie

Forum Classifieds
(Kev Wright, Dave Rich, Nick Robinson)
Don't forget to check out the classified sales bargains at pscforum.co.uk


Download Phones Show Chat episode 418 ("JBW, 8 Plus 2 is X",28/10/2017) manually (Size: 26MB, 56 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 418 - Show Notes

Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with J Bernard Walsh

Feedback & Errata

HTC Announcement due on 2nd November

Hey Google rolling out to Android Phones instead of OK Google

iPhone X arriving this week - 3UK £117 per month Contract!

Device Week

Google Pixel - Google Pixel 2

ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS

BlackBerry KEYone - 60% battery at bedtime - Hide and Rename Apps

iPhone 8 Plus

Nexus 5X - Android Oreo 8.1.0 Beta

Bart Busschots' podcast

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…Erik Thorsen. 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 and 320 (Samsung Galaxy Note 8) and 321 (Thoughts on Pixel 2/2 XL)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)

Picture of the Week: Autumn by Leesamlong using a Nexus 6P

Leaf!!

Download Phones Show Chat episode 417 ("Gavin F-L, No compromises",20/10/2017) manually (Size: 30MB, 60 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 417 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond

Feedback & Errata
Tim Evans on the Pixel 2
Kurt Kaufman on Digital vs. Analogue Headphones
Tayo Olasope on Note 8 price and value
John Doe on Bixby


Device Week

Google Pixel - Google Pixel 2
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS
BlackBerry KEYone Turn off Keyboard Gestures
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - Text Review - Cases Review

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…
Daniel Stott. 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 and 319 (iPhone 8+) and 320 (Samsung Galaxy Note 8)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: The King by Jolimail using an iPhone 6S

Toadstool

Download Phones Show Chat episode 416 ("Steve Nutt, Be My Eyes",15/10/2017) manually (Size: 35MB, 70 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 416 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Feedback & Errata
Michael Dyer on iPhone 8 Greater Compatibility
Andy Hagon on PSC415 Photo of the Week
BlackBerry Motion All but the Keyboard!
New Nokia 3310 with 3G this time - Clove
Google Assistant Gets Male Voice Option
TheKeithBBB on Microsoft Edge for Android
Phil Hendy and Andrew Manning on Battery Life

Device Week

iPhone 8/8+
Moto Z
Google Pixel
Google Pixel 2
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS
Moto G (3rd Gen.)
Be My Eyes for iOS - Be My Eyes for Android
Steve’s thoughts on 3.5mm Headphone Jack Debate
LG G6 Irritation - And Another
Pixel Camera Close Up Matchmakers
Moto Z Stunning Battery
BlackBerry KEYone Turn off Keyboard Gestures
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - Text Review - Cases Review
Nuu Mobile M3

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…Steven Crowley. 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 and 319 (iPhone 8+) and 320 (Samsung Galaxy Note 8)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week Vortex by Patrik Andersson using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Vortex

Download Phones Show Chat episode 415 ("Steve Heinrich, Android Design",07/10/2017) manually (Size: 28MB, 57 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 415 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Heinrich

Feedback & Errata
G+ Ask to Join - again!
Billy Drake on the Punkt MP01, a different way of thinking and reMarkable
Esther Salmon concerned about Fast Charging
Darren Steel on Nokia Launcher’s Pesky Unread Count Badge

Device Week
iPhone 8/8+
Moto Z
Google Pixel
Google Pixel 2
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS
Moto G (3rd Gen.)
Microsoft Lumia 950
Ted’s Moto Mod GamePad Review
Ted’s thoughts on Moto Mod Hasselblad
Confused by Field of View and 35mm ‘standards’
LG G6 - Persistent Keyboard Icon

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…
Gerald Fraser & Helen Finlay. 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 318 (Phone Pricing) and 319 (iPhone 8+)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: NYC Skyline by Andy Hagon using a Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Skyline

Download Phones Show Chat episode 414 ("Jamie Holland, The Three Part Show",30/09/2017) manually (Size: 48MB, 68 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 414 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jamie Holland

Feedback & Errata
G+ Ask to Join - again!
J Bernard Walsh feedback on PSC413
Lalit Lui
s on Google Pixel vs. LG G6
Tayo Olasope on LG V30 at £799

Device Week
iPhone 8/8+
Moto Z
Google Pixel
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS
Ted’s Rant on touch screens outdoors
Android 8.0 Discussion on G+

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Alan Richey. 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 318 (Phone Pricing) and 319 (iPhone 8+)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Sunflower Stigma by Keith Bartlett using a Lumia 950

Sunflower stigma

Download Phones Show Chat episode 413 ("Craig Carroll, iPhone 8 Plus and much more",23/09/2017) manually (Size: 43MB, 64 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 413 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Craig Carroll

Feedback & Errata
Phones Show Chat Pub Meet

Device Week

iPhone 8/8+
iPhone 7S
Moto Z
Google Pixel
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
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 317 (Alcatel Idol 4 Pro) and 318 (Phone Pricing)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Tractor Tracks by Rob Anderson using a Huawei P9

Tracks

Download Phones Show Chat episode 412 ("Nick Ballard, Life on the Road",17/09/2017) manually (Size: 42MB, 61 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 412 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Nick Ballard

Feedback & Errata
Phones Show Chat Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe, HP12 4RZ, from 8-10pm on Monday 25th September. (Near the M40 junction.)
Simon Nobs on the LG G5 Fingerprint Scanner Problems
KH Chan on Google Replacing Defective Nexus 6P units with Pixel XL 128GB
Google Keep’s Voice Transcription
Zachary Kew-Denniss sees BlackBerry Priv will not get Nougat

Device Week
iPhone 7S
Moto Z
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS
Ted’s Monumental Google Pixel Foul Up

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winner is…
Kevin Tett. 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 316 (Nokia 6) and Alcatel Idol 4 Pro (317)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: St Mary’s Lighthouse - shot by Paul Sargeant using a Huawei P10

Lighthouse

Download Phones Show Chat episode 411 ("Mike Warner, Treble (Snapdragon 8)20!",09/09/2017) manually (Size: 46MB, 65 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 411 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Warner

Feedback & Errata
Phones Show Chat Pub Meet at The Squirrel, High Wycombe, HP12 4RZ, from 8-10pm on Monday 25th September. (Near the M40 junction.)
Rob Anderson with The Story of Harald Bluetooth
Mark Hilton on Oxygen OS icon packs and Google Pixel Camera App
HTC U11 to get In-App Squeeze Customisations
CAT S41 on sale now at Clove
Google to buy HTC as alleged by many

Device Week
Moto Z
Alcatel Idol 4 Pro - Steve’s Review Hardware and Imaging - Video and Multimedia - Verdict
Steve’s Video - Highlights Windows 10 On Phones in 2017
LG G6 - Ted’s Thoughts
BlackBerry KEYone - Keyboard Developments
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Project Treble
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Global)
Kimovil
Aliexpress
Google Assistant Developments

Live Draw
We make draws for smartphone accessories each week and this week’s winners are…
Adam Duus-Boolsen and Paul O’Keeffe. 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 316 (Nokia 6) and Alcatel Idol 4 Pro (317)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Gravity Drop by Ahmed Bebars using a Nokia Lumia 920

Drop

Download Phones Show Chat episode 410 ("Ian Maxfield, Repairability Ruminations",02/09/2017) manually (Size: 43MB, 61 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 410 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Ian Maxfield (himself!)

Feedback & Errata
Philip Smith (and others) on Black BlackBerry KEYone announced at £549
Working Demo from IFA of the the Moto GamePad Mod
Meelis Väljamäe at IFA on Hisense A2 Pro
LG V30 announced formally at IFA for £699
Gareth Myles on a 128GB/6GB red version of the HTC U11 fo £699
Nokia 8 on Pre-Order for £499 from CPW

Device Week
iPhone 7
Marshall London
Moto Z
Alcatel Idol 4 Pro - Steve’s Review Hardware and Imaging - Video and Multimedia - Verdict
LG G6 - Ted’s Thoughts
BlackBerry KEYone
ZTE Axon 7 with Lineage OS

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Sacha Obado! 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 316 (Nokia 6) and Alcatel Idol 4 Pro (317)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Dusk on the Water (yes, again!) by Marek Pawlowski using a BlackBerry KEYone

Download Phones Show Chat episode 408 ("Andy Large, Feeling nothing like at home",20/08/2017) manually (Size: 48MB, 65 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 408 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Large (Andy Large on G+)

Feedback & Errata
Tim Evans on YotaPhone 3 Pricing
Nokia 8 Announced

Device Week

Three Feel at Home
Nokia 6 - Ted’s G+ Thread
Idol 4 Pro
Marshall London

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Mayuri Mehrotra! 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 314 (LineageOS) and 315 (Wileyfox Swift 2 X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Return of the King by SlyFoxSal using an Honor 8

King Arthur

Download Phones Show Chat episode 407 ("Andy Hagon, Nokia and a Slice of the future",13/08/2017) manually (Size: 48MB, 65 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 407 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Hagon

Feedback & Errata
Rob Vanderkam on Aspect Ratio and Resolution
A Quick Look: Ulefone Armor 2
A Quick Look: YotaPhone 3

Device Week
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Samsung Galaxy S8
Nokia 6 - Ted’s G+ Thread
ZTE Axon 7

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
David Knight! 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 314 (LineageOS) and 315 (Wileyfox Swift 2 X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Up Close by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Vodafone Smart N8

Bee

Download Phones Show Chat episode 406 ("Introducing the Kapsys SmartVision 2",06/08/2017) manually (Size: 49MB, 66 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 406 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Feedback & Errata
Five Billion Google Play Services Installs
Shane O’Connor on Hermit App for Android and VLogging Hardware
CPW Slash Pixel Prices
Darren Steel (and others) on the Nokia 3

Device Week
Nexus 5X with Android O DP4
BlackBerry KEYone
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Kapsys SmartVision 2
- Buy Link

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Adam Duus-Boolsen! 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 313 (Honor 9) and 314 (LineageOS)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Glasshouse at Night by Bonapartacunasa using an iPhone 6S

Glasshouse

Download Phones Show Chat episode 405 ("Aidan Bell, 6.2" is not enough!",30/07/2017) manually (Size: 42MB, 57 minutes duration).

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

Phones Show Chat 405 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Aidan Bell

Feedback & Errata
Nigel Dickens on Moto Z - 7.1.1 and July 2017 Security Update
Motorola Announce - Moto Z2 Force, Moto 360 Camera Mod
BlackBerry announce an all-black KEYone!
Godox A1
- Xenon for SmartPhones!

Device Week

Moto Z & Mods
BlackBerry KEYone
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Gemini
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Sony Xperia XZ Premium (Mr Mobile YouTube Video)

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Harry Myhre! 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 312 (HTC U11) and 313 (Honor 9)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Seaside by James Burland using an iPhone 7 Plus

Seaside

Download Phones Show Chat episode 404 ("Andy Large, Podcast not found",22/07/2017) manually (Size: 49MB, 70 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 404 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Large

Feedback & Errata
Gary Gotham on Wireless Charging
BlackBerry KEYone down to £449 at CPW
Understanding Android Pay
Google Calendar for Android adds Drag’n’Drop
Brooks Giger on the LG Q8 Coming to Europe

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

Device Week
Moto Z & Mods - Why Ted Keeps Going Back to the Moto Z
Honor 9
BlackBerry KEYone
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
LG G5
Vodafone Smart First 7

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Brian Coulthard! 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 312 (HTC U11) and 313 (Honor 9)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Lanzarote 2017 by Foxmochan using an LG G6

Lanzarote

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

Recommended Android Apps
Action Launcher
- Palabre - Pulse SMS
Hermit
- Action Launcher - Palabre
Stocard - Julie Wills’ Thoughts

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

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


Download Phones Show Chat episode 396 ("Tim Evans, Smartphone Whack-a-mole!",28/05/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 396 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tim Evans

Errata & Feedback
Ahmed Bebars on Moto Z2 Play dropping battery capacity by 500mAh
Motorola G5S Reliably Leaked
Zachary Kew-Denniss on Podcast Catcher coming at last to Google
Ted’s Musings on what it really means to ‘Own’ Digital Media
Ahmed Bebars on Samsung Galaxy 4.7” Feel Announcement

Device Week
HTC U11
Samsung Galaxy S8
DEX Dock
Ted’s Marshall London Musings
Sony Xperia XZ 7.1.1 & May Security Update
Blackberry KEYone

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Martin Raeburn. 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) and 308 (Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Humber Bridge shot by reidp31 using an iPhone 7 Plus

Humber bridge

Download Phones Show Chat episode 395 ("Mark Hilton, Towards the 256GB phone!",21/05/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 395 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mark Hilton (eCommerceTalk Podcast)

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

Errata & Feedback

Leon Buxton feedback on SD Cards
101 Announcements from Google I/O
Check Your Bank’s Android Pay Device Limit
Promising Noises from John Doe and the HTC U 11

Ahmed Bebars on Battery Care
DxOMark Working with OnePlus

Device Week
Apple iPhone 6 Plus
ZTE Axon 7 - Rugged Armor Case from Spigen
LG G6
OnePlus 3T
Honor 8
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Android ‘O’ Developer Preview

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Chris 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 306 (Huawei P10) and 307 (LG G6)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Bridge taken by MaTiCeK using a Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Bridge

Download Phones Show Chat episode 394 ("Stephen Penny, a decade of iPhone",14/05/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 394 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Stephen Penny

Errata & Feedback
Tom Pickert on Audio Files and Weatherproofing

Sony & Moto Screw Memory Cards
Qualcomm 630 & 660 Announced

John Doe feedback on last week’s take on the BlackBerry KeyOne

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

Device Week

Pixel/XL
BlackBerry KeyOne - Device Comparison Tool
ZTE Axon 7 at Amazon Germany
iPhone 7 Plus
Marshall London with Fiio A5 Headphone Amp
Moto Z
Sony Xperia XZ
LG G6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winners are…
Waldemar Korłub and Robert 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 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone) and 306 (Huawei P10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Floating in the Air by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Samsung Galaxy S8

Fly


Phones Show Chat 393 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Sethu M Pillai

Errata & Feedback
Google Fixed the i (...at least for Nexus/Pixel users)
Andrew M on LG G6
Google Calendar Infiltration
Zac Kew-Denniss on Moto Keyboard Latest
BBC Reports that UK users only get 4G 53% of the time
Now THIS is interesting! Sony bringing a Cinemascope Phone! 21:9
Tim Evans’ Quick Thoughts on the BlackBerry KeyOne

Device Week
Pixel/XL
BlackBerry KeyOne - Device Comparison Tool
ZTE Axon 7 at Amazon Germany

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Wayne Norton. 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 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone) and 306 (Huawei P10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: What Happened to Spring by Gerald Fraser using an Honor 8

Snow

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

Download Phones Show Chat episode 392 ("Jason Snowden, Live from Leeds",30/04/2017) manually (Size: 42MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 392 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with ‘High-End Normob’ Jason Snowden

Errata & Feedback
20 Bluboo Mobile Phones for $200
!
Steve Nutt on Enhanced SMS for Android
Commander One
from Eltima
Axon 7 Flickr Group
Tim Evans has the BBKeyOne in hand
John Doe links to a Huawei P10 vs P10 Plus Camera Appraisal

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

Device Week
Moto Z
ZTE Axon 7 - slim fit grippy case
Pixel/XL
Sony Xperia XZ
Lumia 950

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Robert Caunt. 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 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone) and 306 (Huawei P10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Lazy Sunday Afternoon on a ZTE Axon 7

Lazy

Download Phones Show Chat episode 391 ("Andy Hagon, Twitter Chameleon and G6 lover",22/04/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 69 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 391 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Hagon

Errata & Feedback
Andrew Manning enthusing about the 6.4” Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Aly Naseer
, Gavin Fabiani-Laymond, Adrian B, with the Samsung Galaxy S8 & LG G6
Adrian B has his Samsung Galaxy K Zoom out and concludes that There’s Still Life in Kitkat!
Ted’s not alone with 140+ Apps in regular use!
Rob Vanderkam on Batteries

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

Device Week

Moto Z
ZTE Axon 7 - slim fit grippy case
Pixel/XL
LG G6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Fernando Vinan-Cano. 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 304 (Axon 7 and Honor Emotion UI) and 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Shoe Abstract by Ahmed Bebars using a Lumia 920 - Nexus 6P Variation

Shoe

Download Phones Show Chat episode 390 ("Assisted living with 16GB",16/04/2017) manually (Size: 39MB, 53 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 390 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with an Easter Catch-Up

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

Errata & Feedback

Aly Naseer asks Why is the Pixel so Boring?
...and Which Android Phone Did We Like Best?
Moto E4 and E4 Plus
Moto Z2 - Hardly Seems Like it’s Worth the Bother
Alan Webb on Wileyfox Baked version of 7.1.1 and April 2017 Security
Google Assistant Featurette

Device Week
Moto Z
ZTE Axon 7
Pixel/XL
Ted’s WiFi Woes
Marshall London Firmware Update

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Han Shiong Siah. 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 305 (the Ultimate Smartphone)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Rocks & Turquoise Sea by Sean Paull using an iPhone 7 Plus

Cliffs

Download Phones Show Chat episode 389 ("Myriam Joire, Going 2:1",09/04/2017) manually (Size: 54MB, 72 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 389 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Myriam Joire

Errata & Feedback
Steve’s Head-to-Head at AAWP Pixel vs. Lumia 950
Pureview Take 2 at AAWP
Ahmed Bebars on the YotaPhone3 tease, MM for YotaPhone2

Device Week
We chat with Myriam about all things mobile including Honor 8 Pro, pocketability, optimum screen sizes, Moto Z, Moto Mod Keyboard, Axon 7 agonies, gBoard/Dictionary, recording audio/video with the Pixel XL, DayDream, QHD, 4K screens, VR, LG G6, ZTE Axon 7, Samsung Galaxy S8, Huawei P10 and Motorola Moto G5. Phew!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…Gary Gotham. 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 304 (Axon 7 and Honor Emotion UI) and 305 (the Ultimate SmartPhone)

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

Forest

Download Phones Show Chat episode 388 ("No Fools Guaranteed!",01/04/2017) manually (Size: 46MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 388 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with a section with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond of Gavin's Gadgets

Errata & Feedback
Robert Macrowan on gBoard/Dictionary and Facebook App Woes
Moto Mod Keyboard latest
New version of Pixel Launcher

Ahmed Bebars on the Audio Only feature of Duo
Andrew Manning on the LG G6 Potential whilst Myriam Joire is Bowled Over
Coverage of Google Assistant Coming Soon

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

Device Week

Moto Z vs. Moto Z Play
ZTE Axon 7
Samsung Galaxy S8
Huawei P10
Red iPhone 7 Plus
Motorola Moto G5
Steve’s Stereo Speakered Phones ‘Best Of’ Ratings (tweaked, comments welcome for next PSC!):
100% = Moto Z/Z Play with JBL SoundBoost
60% = Marshall London
40% = ZTE Axon 7 with Dolby Atmos turned on
30% = HTC One M7, Alcatel IDOL 4S/Blackberry DTEK 60, iPhone 7/7Plus
20% = Nexus 6P, 6, HTC One M8
15% = HTC One M9, Xperia Z5, Nextbit Robin et al.

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Marcus Brown. 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 304 (Axon 7 and Honor Emotion UI)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Medusa by Patrik Andersson using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Medusa

Download Phones Show Chat episode 387 ("Delayed but perfectly formed",26/03/2017) manually (Size: 48MB, 67 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 387 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
Aidan Bell on Steve Nutt’s Sound Appreciation Argument
Marek Pawlowski on his Neon Sign Photo
Allen Cross reports that Hangouts is removing SMS - AAWP Insight 211
Ahmed Bebars reports Super Mario Run out for Android - Ted’s Thoughts
More details about the Moto Mod Keyboard emerge
Tayo Olasope links to the Nokia 6 Durability Test on YouTube
Google gBoard/Dictionary screwed

Device Week
Moto Z vs. Moto Z Play - The Screen’s Gone!
Moto Mod Projector
ZTE Axon 7 Mini - Malware Issue
ZTE Axon 7
Honor 8
BlackBerry DTEK60
Windows 10 Mobile Creator’s Update

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

Steve’s original objections to the Nexus 6P


Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winners are…
Aidan Bell, Ross Major. 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 303 (ZTE Axon 7 Mini) and 304 (Axon 7 and Honor Emotion UI)

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

Station

Download Phones Show Chat episode 386 ("Tom Stuart, Have family, will iPhone!",19/03/2017) manually (Size: 42MB, 59 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 386 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tom Stuart

Errata & Feedback
Steve Nutt on StereoMatch
Aly Naseer and Malcolm Bryant on Android System Battery Management

Device Week

Moto Z vs. Moto Z Play
ZTE Axon 7 Mini - Malware Issue
ZTE Axon 7
iPhone 7 Plus
Moto G4
Lumia 640 XL
Honor 8

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Harry Thackray. 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 302 (MWC 2017, Nokia 9500, Gemini) and 303 (ZTE Axon 7 Mini)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Tree Bark by Andy Hagon using an LG G5

Bark

Plus:Central Park:

Park

Download Phones Show Chat episode 385 ("Tim Evans, John Major's Beard",12/03/2017) manually (Size: 44MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 385 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Tim Evans

Errata & Feedback
Straight from the Horse’s Mouth - Why the Marshall London’s speakers are great

Tom Pickert with loads of feedback from the last show
Aidan Bell’s Gemini Phone/PDA thread
Ahmed Bebars on Moto Mod Design, Microphone Pixel hardware issue and there will be a Pixel 2 this year!

MicroSD/Adoptable Storage Question from Ted

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


Device Week

Google Pixel
Nexus 6P
Moto Z vs. Moto Z Play
ZTE Axon 7 Mini
ZTE Axon 7
The Marshall London 2!
iPhone 7 Plus
Tim’s Been to MWC!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Phil Greet. 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 302 (MWC 2017, Nokia 9500, Gemini)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Intent by Marek Pawlowski using a Huawei Mate S

Watch this space

Download Phones Show Chat episode 384 ("John Cooper, Moto Z Play time",05/03/2017) manually (Size: 47MB, 67 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 384 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with John Cooper

Errata & Feedback
SmartPhone Batteries with Darren Steel, Leon Buxton and John Doe
Allen Cross (and others) noted the rollout of Google Assistant to all Nougat phones
MWC 2017
: As summarised in Phones Show 302 - Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus, BlackBerry KeyOne, LG G6, Huawei P10, Huawei P10 Plus and Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Ted on Unhealthy Notifications

Device Week
Google Pixel
Moto Z
Nexus 6P
Moto X Play
NextBit Robin
Logitech K380
- AmazonUK

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

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Francis Muir. 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

App of the Week
Amazing Audio Voice Recorder (revisited) for Android

The Phones Show

Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 302 (MWC 2017, Nokia 9500, Gemini)

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

Namibia

Download Phones Show Chat episode 383 ("Designing the ultimate smartphone",26/02/2017) manually (Size: 44MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 383 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with a CatchUp Special!

Errata & Feedback

Music testing via headphones
Google Closes Spaces
Google Camera Updated for Nexus 5, 5X, 6, 6P, 9
Messaging Google Confusion with RCS and Renaming to Google Messages
Moto Mod QWERTY Slider Coming and Motorola’s 3 Year Promise

Device Week
Google Pixel
Moto Z
Nexus 6P
Marshall London
BlackBerry Passport
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
iPhone 5C
Doro 6530
Google Daydream
Steve’s Ultimate Smartphone!
GDrive.Net UWP Review

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

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Mike Mullen. 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

Around the Corner
BlackBerry KeyOne Specs

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 301 (The Future of Windows on Phones)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Spring is Here by Steve (3lib) using a Marshall London(!):

Spring

Download Phones Show Chat episode 382 ("Leigh Geary, Four times since Christmas",19/02/2017) manually (Size: 41MB, 57 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 382 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Leigh Geary (CoolSmartphone)

Errata & Feedback

Tim Evans 99.6% of new SmartPhones run iOS or Android
Chrome now supports VR
Understanding Emoji
Kurt Kaufman on the Sony Xperia X Compact
John Cooper on the Nextbit Robin
Google Messenger
App Diversion

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


Device Week
Google Pixel
Moto Z
Nexus 6P
HTC 10
LG G5
ZUK Z1
Marshall London
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Anker SoundCore

App of the Week
TV Guide UK for Android

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Tom Stuart. 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 300 (Kodak Ektra and Viewers’ Phones Stories)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Rust Doesn’t Stop by Dave using a Samsung Galaxy S5

Rust

Download Phones Show Chat episode 381 ("Steve Nutt, Voice assistance",12/02/2017) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 381 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Errata & Feedback
Leon Buxton on the Lenovo P2
Ambient Display coming soon from Sony
Moto Mod Edge spotted by Andrew Manning
Rob Macrowan on Wifi Switcher
Andy Hagon on Network Signal Info
Jason Mountjoy on Circular Fingerprint Scanners
Steve on Android and RAM Optimisation
Positive feedback on PSC from Rob V and Paul Lund

Elorm Joshua on Infinix on YouTube and Tecno Phantom 6 on YouTube
Malwarebytes for Android

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

Device Week

Google Pixel
Moto Z
Nexus 6P
Kodak Ektra
Sony Xperia X Compact
Equalizer+ for Android
HTC 10
AutoVoice - Using Tracker and AutoVoice

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Xerxes Hodivala. 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 300 (Kodak Ektra and Viewers’ Phones Stories)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Morning Sun by Roland Roberts using a Google Pixel

Snow

Download Phones Show Chat episode 380 ("Gareth Myles, X Compact and no ads!",05/02/2017) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 380 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gareth Myles

Errata & Feedback
Troy Dyall highlights the lies of HTC in order to sell the A9
Antonis Petridis picks up on the Death of Google Now rumours!
Ahmed Bebars spots Android 7.1.2 adding swipe gestures to Nexus 5X/6P fingerprint reader
Neil Gilroy on Motorola Good on their Promise still for Z-Series Updates
Gareth Williams on Microsoft, what might have been
Joshua on TECNO and INFINIX
Darren Steel on Nokia Refocus for Android

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

Pub Meet Photo

Device Week
Google Pixel
Moto Z
Nexus 6P
Kodak Ektra
Sony Xperia X Compact
Steve’s Emergency Torch/Charger
Network Signal Info
BATTOP keyboard with trackpad
Microsoft Universal Folding Keyboard
Other Keyboards: One
TwoThreeFour Logitech K480

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Sri Ganesh K.. 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 the main Phones Show videos.

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Amazing Clouds by Pete Warner using a Huawei P9
Sunday Afternoon by Pete Warner using a Huawei P9

Amazing clouds

And that bonus photo from Pete:

Sunset

Download Phones Show Chat episode 379 ("Stephen Forbes, Swiping in from every direction",29/01/2017) manually (Size: 45MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 379 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Stephen Forbes

Errata & Feedback
Andy Hagon wants to pick us up on the meaning of the word ‘Errata’
Netflix now allows SDCard Storage for Offline viewing
Zachary Kew-Dennis on Moto Z with Free JBL SoundBoost
Andrew Manning discusses Blackberry Priv vs. DTEK70
John Doe on Battery Data

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


Device Week
Google Pixel
Moto Z
Elite X3 Lap Dock Gallery
Nexus 6P
Lumia 1020
BB Priv
Honor 6X
Kodak Ektra - Jon’s Review at Clove
Google Daydream - views and thoughts

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Andrew White. 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 299 (Honor 6X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Morning Frost by Marek Pawlowski using a Huawei P9

Morning frost

(Pete Warner posted his Pic of the Week from last week in its original glory!)

Download Phones Show Chat episode 378 ("Richard Yates part 2 - Imaging, Off-grid",22/01/2017) manually (Size: 49MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 378 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Richard Yates

Errata & Feedback
Lenovo pushing Nougat to ZUK Z2 while they apparently abandon the Z1
Nokia 6 sold out in China in under a minute
Tim Evans on Samsung finally updating their S7 series phones to Nougat
Clove selling the Kodak Ektra for £426 with free leather case

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


Device Week
Google Pixel
Moto Z
Elite X3 Lap Dock Gallery
Nexus 6P
Nexus 6 - Large Screened Android Phone in Laptop Mode
Doro 6530

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Bo Kullmar. 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 297 (Xiaomi Mi Max pro) and 298 (CES, Hasselblad Moto Mod and My Way Forwards with Android)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: A Walk Around the Park by Pete Warner using a Huawei P9

Fern

Download Phones Show Chat episode 377 ("Richard Yates part 1 - Business Phone? Pah!",15/01/2017) manually (Size: 49MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 377 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Richard Yates

Errata & Feedback
Mark Wilkinson on Xiaomi Pronunciation
Neil Malcolm on the Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Allen Cross on FlickR dropping Yahoo Accounts
HTC U Ultra
Announced
Glynn Stone on Podcasts Choices
Andy Hagon audio clip - His Devices

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

Device Week
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Google Pixel
Moto Z & Hasselblad Mod - AAWP Moto Z v Nokia v Lumia
Lumsing Bluetooth Car Kit
INCIPIO Moto Z Case
Ghostek Cloak 2
Zizo Flip Wallet
Olixar Flexishield
Elite X3 Lap Dock Gallery
Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
David Addington. 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 297 (Xiaomi Mi Max pro) and 298 (CES, Hasselblad Moto Mod and My Way Forwards with Android)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Bluebeard by Ted Salmon using some dubious device!

Bluebeard

Download Phones Show Chat episode 376 ("Steve Nutt, Field recording",08/01/2017) manually (Size: 44MB, 62 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 376 - Show Notes

Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt

Errata & Feedback

Sue Blandford on the HTC TYTN II

Zachary Kew-Denniss and Taz Hoque on Moto Z Sensors and Super Mario Run

BlackBerry Mercury/DTEK70 thoughts from Andrew Manning and others

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom thoughts from Adrian B

Allen Cross on the 92MP shots from the Asus Zenfone AR

Fernando Viñan-Cano and Ahmed Bebars on 7.1.1 arriving on the Nexus 6

Martin Hall on the Samsung Galaxy S8 news

Craig Garner Audio Clip - His devices

Device Week

Steve Nutt in The Comet

Nexus 6 v Nexus 6P v Pixel XL

Xiaomi Mi Max Pro - Futuristic phablet head to head: HP Elite X3 vs Xiaomi Mi Mix

Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

Marshall London

Google Pixel

Moto Z & Hasselblad Mod - AAWP Moto Z v Nokia v Lumia

Amazing Audio MP3 Recorder

Sony Audio Recorder Android

Eye-d Android

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…David Jepson. 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 297 (Xiaomi Mi Max pro)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)

Picture of the Week/Month: Koskelantie Trees by HugoVK using a Nokia 808 Pureview

Snow path

Download Phones Show Chat episode 375 ("Mastering Bluetooth... the iOS way",01/01/2017) manually (Size: 50MB, 70 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 375 - Show Notes
Happy New Year!
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Sue Blandford

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Martin Buckley on the Moto Z Play

Zachary Kew-Denniss on Quickpic
Marek Pawlowski on Smartphone design
Andrew Manning on the Huawei Honor Note 8
Super Mario Run for Android
Pre-Registration now live

Device Week
Xiaomi Mi Max Pro
- Futuristic phablet head to head: HP Elite X3 vs Xiaomi Mi Mix
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
LineageOS
Marshall London
Google Pixel
Moto Z & Hasselblad Mod
- AAWP Moto Z v Nokia v Lumia
Moto Z/Play Nougat Notifications Volume Fix Rollout Imminent
iPhone SE

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading into 2017.


Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is…
Al Alkadi. 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 295 (Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus) and 296 (Steve’s Christmas Top 5)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Surrey Green Timber by leesamlong using a Nexus 6P

Snow tree

Download Phones Show Chat episode 374 ("Swift 2 to Mi Mix",23/12/2016) manually (Size: 30MB, 36 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 374 - Show Notes
Christmas Special
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Martyn Dix on Tap’n’Pay

Zachary Kew-Denniss on Gallery Apps
Ted’s Pixel TAP, TAP, TAP video!
Pixel’s Audio Problem

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!


Device Week
Xiaomi Mi Max Pro
- Futuristic phablet head to head: HP Elite X3 vs Xiaomi Mi Mix
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
- £149 AmazonUK Deal
Marshall London
Google Pixel

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this Christmas Week we do two! The winners are…
Marcus Brown 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 295 (Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus) and 296 (Steve’s Christmas Top 5)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
No Picture of the Week/Month this Christmas Week, but we’ll be back with another in PSC 375

Download Phones Show Chat episode 373 ("Headphones or speakers?",18/12/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 373 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with David Rich

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
GBoard’s arrival on Android with Mayuri Mehrotra, Ahmed Bebars, Harry Myhre
Malcolm Bryant on Gallery Apps
Mark Wilkinson on Android and Indexing
Steve Nutt on Notification LED in Pixel
Aidan Bell on the Huawei Honor Note 8
Tayo Olasope on Mobile Payments Limits
Juliet Purcell on Nougat is coming to the Mi5 any minute

Device Week
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Marshall London
Google Pixel
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
Kodak Ektra

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Richard Hammond. 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 294 (Blackberry DTEK60) and 295 (Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: The Spirit of Christmas by Robert Macrowan using a Xiaomi Mi5

Spirit

Download Phones Show Chat episode 372 ("Improving the Pixel",10/12/2016) manually (Size: 35MB, 48 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 372 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve & Rafe’s AAS Nostalgia Episode Part 1
Antonio Holzmeister feedback on his new Moto Z Play
Ahmed Bebars on BlueTooth 5
Steve on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 saga

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Marshall London
Google Pixel
Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Trevor Bennett. 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 293 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 4) and Show 294 (Blackberry DTEK60)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Reflection by Kah Leong using a Nokia Lumia 1520

Reflection


App of the Week
Calendar Widget: Month+Agenda
for Android

Download Phones Show Chat episode 371 ("Emptying the postbag",04/12/2016) manually (Size: 48MB, 67 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 371 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with James Honeyball

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Ted on the Samsung Nexus S - Specs
Stuart Cutts on Ted’s HTC One (M8) & 1+X
Mark Wilkinson on the Blackberry DTEK60
Antonio Holzmeister on the Moto Z Play
Paul Sargeant on the Huawei P9

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Blackberry DTEK60
Marshall London
iPhone 7 plus
Samsung Galaxy KZoom
Google Pixel
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Stephen Forbes. 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 294 (Blackberry DTEK60)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Dizzy at Dusk by Mayuri Mehrotra using a Nexus 6P

Cat at dusk


App of the Week
Resizeable CalWidget for Android by egg ‘n stone

Download Phones Show Chat episode 370 ("Defending the Pixel, Exploring the Z",27/11/2016) manually (Size: 58MB, 81 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 370 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Myriam Joire

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Blackberry DTEK60
Marshall London
Lenovo Phab2 Pro

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Scott McSweeney-Roberts. 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 292 (Chipsets? Bah!) and Phones Show 293 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Forest Leaves taken by Tjark using a Lumia 950

Leaves

Download Phones Show Chat episode 369 ("More Mods? Hoorah!",20/11/2016) manually (Size: 48MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 369 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve launches the HP Elite X3 FlickR Group
Andrew Manning feedback on last week’s show
Moto Mods Vehicle Dock, Mophie Juice Pack,
Moto Z Nougat to drop OTA any minute
Moto Mod JBL Andrew Manning signs Ted's Sanity Certificate

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Ted’s Pixel Appraisal and Differences (follow the thread)
HP Elite X3
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Android Auto App
Timmy M13

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Stuart Cutts. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL) and 292 (Chipsets? Bah!)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Red Spotted Mushroom shot by Bonapartocunasa using an iPhone 6

Mushroom

Last Week’s Winner Rusty Ring by John1973m and his Original (follow the thread)

Around the Corner
We take a look at the Xiaomi Mi Mix

App of the Week

JustWatch
for Android (Chris Kelly)

Download Phones Show Chat episode 368 ("The Pixel Special",13/11/2016) manually (Size: 57MB, 82 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 368 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Allen Cross
The Google Pixel Special!

Errata & Feedback

Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve launches the HP Elite X3 FlickR Group
A New Marshall London 2? This week?!

Dave Knight on Chinese Phones
Allen Cross on new USB-C USB-PD standards

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Ted’s Pixel Appraisal
HP Elite X3

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Dave Latham. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL) and 292 (Chipsets? Bah!)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Rusty Ring by John1973m using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Rusty Ring

Download Phones Show Chat episode 367 ("Ultra-budget and Projection",05/11/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 367 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Large

Errata & Feedback
Thanks for support from Clove Technology
Steve launches the HP Elite X3 FlickR Group
Steve spots the newly launched
Wileyfox Swift 2
Zachary Kew-Denniss on Streaming Music options
Ted’s Pixel Appraisal

Christmas thanks
Contact James Burland at Anglebury Press for any print or media needs leading up to Christmas!

Device Week
Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Moto Mod Insta-Share Projector
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
LG G5
Doogee X5 Max Pro
TIMMY M13
HP Elite X3
Marshall London

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Brooks Giger. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL)

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

Tea

Download Phones Show Chat episode 366 ("Galaxy S7 edge or Google Pixel?",29/10/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 366 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Kev Wright

Errata & Feedback
Large, Large, Font, Display
Google Security and 2FA
Kodak Ektra
Blackberry DTEK60 v DTEK50

Device Week
Nexus 6P - Nexus 5X - Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Brett Cook. 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 291 (Google Pixel XL)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Cute by Dave Proudlock using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Cute

Download Phones Show Chat episode 365 ("Pixellated and down on Google?",23/10/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 62 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 365 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond

Errata & Feedback
Taz Hoque on Magnets and Tech Gear
John Doe on keeping batteries charged
Tim Evans, Zachary Kew-Denniss and Michael Rochester on their new Pixels
Lianne Lee on Motorola Customer Service
Phones and Water (iFixit)

Device Week

Nexus 6P - Nexus 5X - Nexus 6
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
iPhone 7 Plus
Steve’s text Pixel XL AndroidBeat Review
Obi Worldphone MV1
HP Elite X3

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Errol Auckinson. 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 290 (Moto Z, Moto Mods and Wileyfox Spark X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Autumn Colour by Roland Roberts using a Moto Droid Turbo 2

Autumn


Download Phones Show Chat episode 364 ("Landscape or Portrait, Horizontal or Vertical?",16/10/2016) manually (Size: 50MB, 69 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 364 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Aidan Bell

Errata & Feedback
Steve’s Rant (again!) Nexus 6 'Better' than Pixel
John Mason on Google Pixel

Device Week

Nexus 6P
Nexus 5X
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Nexus 6
HTC 10 (Red) - Shame on HTC (Ted’s Rant!)

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…
Jurg Holzle. 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 290 (Moto Z, Moto Mods and Wileyfox Spark X). Show 291 will have my Pixel XL review.

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Sunrise over Plymouth and Cracking Colours at Sunset by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using an iPhone 7 Plus

SUnrise

Sunset

App of the Week
Sacha Obado on Authy
@dave6018 on Ofcom Mobile Research
Aidan Bell on Audipo

Download Phones Show Chat episode 363 ("Who says we never talk about the iPhone?",10/10/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 363 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Sri Ganesh K

Errata & Feedback
Steve’s Rant Nexus 6 Better than Pixel
Google Kill Nexus and Birth Pixel - Good or Bad?
What happened to Google’s Sound Search Widget?
Gerard McEvoy is about to buy iPhone SE - Pros and Cons
Jeremy Robinson spots the Red HTC10 - £480

Device Week
Nexus 6P
Nexus 5X
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost
Wileyfox Spark X
iPhone 6S Plus - iOS10
Marshall London
Nexus 6

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s 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 290 (Moto Z, Moto Mods and Wileyfox Spark X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Sea-Dog by ManyPaws using an iPhone 6S

Sea-dog

Download Phones Show Chat episode 362 ("Of Granularity and Braille",02/10/2016) manually (Size: 42MB, 58 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 362 - Show Notes

Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt (Podcast) and Laurie Garratt

Errata & Feedback

Laurie Garratt on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Steve Rants about Google Maps

Barnaby Steer reports super battery life improvements with Nougat/Nexus 6P

Is the Nexus 5X still a good purchase decision? Aly Naseer

Andrew Manning becoming more enthused about the LG V20’s Camera

Leon Buxton’s on the LG G5

Nexus/Pixel chat Taz Hoque


Device Week

Nexus 6P

Nexus 5X

Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost - Ted’s Unboxing

JBL SoundBoost vs. Marshall London

iPhone 7 & 7+ - Text Reviews: iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

iPhone 7 - Steve’s Camera Zoom Shootout

Wileyfox Spark X

1+X with Marshmallow


Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is… Per Sjoborg. 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 289 (iPhone 7 & 7+)  Show 290 will be out this week!


Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)

Picture of the Week/Month: La Merce Fire Run by Haddles2000 using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Sparks

ownload Phones Show Chat episode 361 ("Bernard Walsh, Replacing the stethoscope",25/09/2016) manually (Size: 52MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 361 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with J Bernard Walsh

Errata & Feedback
John Mason with feedback from PSC360
Jan Ole Sur ported Gravity to Android spots Chris Hunt
Passport now under £250 from BB spots John Mason
Lots of commentary on Google’s release of ‘Allo, Martin Hall
Mayuri Mehrotra spots a new setting in Nougat to force Mono

Device Week
Nexus 6P
Nexus 5X
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost - Ted’s Unboxing
JBL SoundBoost vs. Marshall London
Incipio offGrid Power Pack Moto Mod
Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod
iPhone 6S+
iPhone 7 & 7+ - Text Reviews: iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
iPhone 7 - Steve’s Camera Zoom Shootout
Wileyfox Spark X

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 289 (iPhone 7 & 7+)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Sunflower by Maticek using an iPhone 6S+

Sunflower

Download Phones Show Chat episode 360 ("Loud and in Stereo!",18/09/2016) manually (Size: 57MB, 80 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 360 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gareth Myles

Errata & Feedback
Michael Warner with iPhone 7 Surveys - One, two, three
Tim Evans has first impressions of iPhone 7/Plus
Android Pay comes to a new group of UK Banks
CCleaner for Android
Allen Cross on Android Beta and RMS Explained

Device Week
Nexus 6P
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost - Ted’s Unboxing
JBL SoundBoost vs. Marshall London
iPhone 7 - Steve’s Camera Zoom Shootout
Wileyfox Spark X

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week! And this week’s winner is…John Wright. 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 288 (Moto G4 & HP Elite X3) - 289 coming very soon!

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Up in the Air by Marius Olar using a Motorola Moto G

Up in the air

Download Phones Show Chat episode 359 ("Of Xiaomi and Moto Mods",11/09/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 67 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 359 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with a Catch-Up Special!

Errata & Feedback
Steve Nutt with an Android Log Out Answer
Clove will stock LG V20 but nobody else, it seems, in the UK
Steve asks Where’s the Devices’ Character Gone
Most still awaiting Nougat, including Aidan Bell on Nexus 6
Nougat for 6P delayed for battery draining fear

Ahmed Bebars on Scratchproof v Shatterproof
Martyn Dix on Nokia BH-214
Peter Hughes on Numbers of Apps
Lawrence Wills reviews the OnePlus 3

Robert Macrowan reviews the Xiaomi Mi5 64GB

Gavin Fabiani-Laymond’s Samsung Rant

Device Week
Nexus 5X with Nougat
Nexus 6 - Waterproof Video Test

Around the Corner
Moto Z & JBL SoundBoost

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week - two this week! And this week’s double winners are…Jamie Fear & Jamie Holland. 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 288 (Moto G4 & HP Elite X3)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Central Park by Andy Hagon using a Blackberry Priv

Central Park

Download Phones Show Chat episode 358 ("Tim Evans, from Marshall to iPhone",04/09/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 358 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with Tim Evans

Errata & Feedback

Google kills of Project Ara...but wait…
NexPaq takes up where Project Ara left off!
Chris Andrews links to the World’s first 12GB RAM Smartphone by Turing
Antonis Petrides on the Samsung Note 7 recall
A Lumia 950 for 250!
Steve’s Multi-Device Audio Test
Ted on preparing an Android phone for sale!

Andy Hagon on the Blackberry Priv

Device Week
Marshall London
HP Elite X3
Moto G4
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Nexus 5X with Nougat

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 288 (Moto G4 & HP Elite X3)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Men in Fountain by Derek Linzey using a Samsung Galaxy S6

Fountain

Download Phones Show Chat episode 357 ("Gavin and the story of 10",28/08/2016) manually (Size: 50MB, 70 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 357 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond

Errata & Feedback

Steve & Ted’s Top 5 Phones
Aidan Bell feedback on SmartWatches
Tim Evans’ Marshall London v Axon 7 Sound Test Video
HTC 10 Nougat update coming soon!

Allen Cross with more evidence of the Hasselblad Moto Z Camera
Open Chatter G+ PSC Community Category created


Device Week
Marshall London
HP Elite X3
Moto G4
HTC 10
Nexus Marlin & Sailfish
Samsung Galaxy S7
1+3

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Charles Zealey. 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 286 (Honor 5C) and 287 (Top 5 Phones)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: My Lady in Blue by Patrik Andersson using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Lady in Blue

Download Phones Show Chat episode 356 ("John Balshaw, Smart and Platinum",21/08/2016) manually (Size: 49MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 356 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with John Balshaw

Errata & Feedback

Nostalgia Week with Aidan Bell and Dave Rich clearing drawers
Google finally rolls out Duo, but not Allo yet
SB The Dodo has a mini-review of the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser
Ahmed Bebars spots Hangouts on Air heading to YouTube
Andrew Manning on the LG G Flex 3 and feedback from last show


Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 5
Vodafone Platinum 7
Trinus VR Software
Homido

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Chris Dickinson. 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 286 (Honor 5C)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Auschwitz camp by Andy Hagon using a Nokia 808

Barbed wire

Download Phones Show Chat episode 355 ("Hyper-summer-catchup",14/08/2016) manually (Size: 40MB, 53 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 355 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
LG V20
with 32-bit HiFi Quad DAC announced
Ted duped
by HTC Repeat Advertising
Don’t worry about Quadrooter
Steve on Marshall London Problems
TheKeithBBB on Lumia 950 and GeoTagging
Roy Gardiner on the future of W10M
Andy Clarkson on the migration path to Android
Brooks Giger on a new phone quest for his mother
Ted’s Google Play Movies Quest!

Device Week
Marshall London
Marshall Major II
BlueTooth Headphones
ZUK Z1
Honor 5C
Nexus 6 dBrand Skin
iPhone 5S 64GB
Exploring Windows 10 Mobile Redstone very latest builds on the Lumia 1020

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Enzro Greenidge. 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 286 (Honor 5C)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Card Index by HugoVK using a Nokia 808

Card index

Download Phones Show Chat episode 354 ("Nirave Gondhia, The perfect 7, the 100%",07/08/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 354 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with Nirave Ghondia (Android Authority) (Tech Meets Travel)

Errata & Feedback
Martin Hall’s first impressions of the CAT S60
Marek Pawlowski’s MexSigns
Jerzy Jarmasz
and Kurt Kaufman on the Hasselblad True Zoom Camera MotoMod
Ahmed Bebars spots £100 off the HTC 10
Allen Cross on Manual Control coming back to Google Camera App
LG V20 coming in September with Nougat OOTB
Nexus Launcher - No App Drawer Icon and persistent Search

Device Week
Marshall London
Project Ara
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…J Bernald Walsh. 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 285 (CAT S60)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: River Arun by Pete Warner using a Samsung Galaxy S6

River

Download Phones Show Chat episode 353 ("Michael Fisher, James Reed",31/07/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 353 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with Michael Fisher (Twitter, YouTube) and James Reed (Universal Discovery Methodology)

Errata & Feedback
Jason Snowden on Phones’ Speakers’ frequencies and the human ear
Aidan Bell on Nexus 6, CAT S60 and environmental flaps

Device Week
Marshall London
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL
Blackberry Passport
Blackberry DTEK50
Screen Time for Android
Nexus 6
Google+ on W10M
W10M Fast Panorama Mode
Skype UWP

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Troy Dyall. 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 285 (CAT S60)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Texture 1 by Marek Pawlowski using a Blackberry Priv

Pattern

Download Phones Show Chat episode 352 ("Marek Pawlowski, Of Blackberrys and Security Updates",24/07/2016) manually (Size: 51MB, 71 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 352 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon
with Marek Pawlowski (MEX Conference, blog & podcast)

Errata & Feedback
Jamie Holland on Twilight and associated Apps
Martin Dix on Nexus 5 volume problem and DIY!
Lenovo says Moto Z models will get monthly updates from Google
Allen Cross notes that G+ will soon have Image Comments
Amazon retiring their App for Windows Phone
Ahmed Bebars on Google’s Search App update Plan Your Visit

Device Week

Marshall London - Update to Chrissie
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL
Blackberry Priv
Huawei Mate S
Blackberry Passport

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Rajkumar Gopalaswamy. 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 283 (OnePlus 3) and 284 (Alcatel Idol 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Horizontal Rain by Robin Van Der Kam using a Lumia 950XL

Rain

Download Phones Show Chat episode 351 ("Live from the construction site",17/07/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 351 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
iPhone with Xenon Flash
Antonis Petrides on Twilight and COS
John Doe and Martin Hall on Rugged SmartPhones
Ahmed Bebars on speakers, ringtones and voices
Google Keyboard Themes update for Android comes to Play Store
Allen Cross leads on our favourite Android devices of all time

Device Week
Marshall London
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Aidan Bell. 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 283 (OnePlus 3) and 284 (Alcatel Idol 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Feeding Time by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Bee

Download Phones Show Chat episode 350 ("Mike Robins, Swiftly done",10/07/2016) manually (Size: 42MB, 57 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 350 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Mike Robins

Errata & Feedback
Jamie Holland reports on Trusted Certificate Authorities in Nougat
Andrew Manning spots OnePlus hiking prices and blaming Brexit!

Allen Cross on the new UFS Samsung MicroSD Cards
Allen Cross on ZeroLemon Nexus 6P 8500mAh case
Roland Jay Roberts gets himself a real Star Trek Communicator!

1+ Out of Stock Indefinitely

Device Week
Marshall London
Cat S60
Lumia 950XL
Alcatel Idol 4
WileyFox Swift
Honor 5x
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro Prime

Reviews by Gavin Fabiani-Laymond
The Escaped Lynx
Bose Quietcomfort 35
OnePlus 3
HTC 10
Xiaomi Mi Band 2
HiFiMan Edition S Headphones
Choetech 6 Port USB Desktop charger with QC3

App of the Week
8 Ball Pool for Android
Twilight for Android
cf.lumen for Rooted Android

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Richard Hammond. 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 283 (OnePlus 3) and 284 (Alcatel Idol 4)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Liverpool Pilot by Harry Myhre using a Nexus 5X

Pilot

Mike’s favourite album(!): Local Hero Theme

Download Phones Show Chat episode 349 ("Nigel Trevor, the OnePlus case",02/07/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 349 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Nigel Trevor

Errata & Feedback
New Wileyfox models Specs
Ben Hills
LG Declare the G5 a Disaster
Allen Cross
HTC Nexus Phones Marlin & Sailfish Specs
Taz Hoque
Android N declared as Nougat
Aidan Bell on UK Cellular Connectivity
Malcolm Bryant on Chromebook & Android Apps
Best Shot from a Budget phone - About to take flight - Lakeside at dusk

Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 6
Nexus 6P
Cat S60
OnePlus 3
Lumia 950XL
Alcatel Idol 4

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Aidan Cunningham. 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 283 (OnePlus 3)

Ted's mystery Marshall halo:

Halo

Around the Corner
We take a look at the Wileyfox Spark, Spark+ and Spark X

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Big Ben by Derek Linzay using a Samsung Galaxy S6

Big Ben

Runner-Up: Wren by Dave Proudlock using a Samsung Galaxy S7

Wren

Download Phones Show Chat episode 348 ("Allen Cross, Not About Phones",25/06/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 348 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Allen Cross

Errata & Feedback
Taz Hoque chats about the other Sailfish
Andrew Manning looks at the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro
Allen Cross spots the BB Priv for $299 (£218.50)

Jamie Holland spots new Wileyfox devices coming

Device Week

Marshall London
Nexus 5
Nokia Lumia 1520
Nexus 6
Nexus 6P

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…George Johnson. 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 282 (Vodafone Smart Prime 7 & Moto Z MotoMods) & Phones Show 283 (OnePlus 3, up shortly)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Water Lily Behind Pines taken by Roland Roberts with a Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (X Force)

Lillies

Download Phones Show Chat episode 347 ("Jamie Holland, Staying secure on smartphones",19/06/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 347 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jamie Holland

Errata & Feedback
John Mason on Apple/Android Pay
Aly Naseer on iOS/Android Combination
Adrian B on Marshall London’s GPS
Gavin Fabiani-Laymond is playing with the OnePlus 3
Aidan Bell on Glove Box Phones
Videos from Phones Category Added to the G+ Community

Device Week
Marshall London - CleanMyDrive2 for MacOS
Wileyfox Swift
Vodafone Smart 7
Xiaomi Mi4c
Android Security Awards
Android Devices Insecure
Adware Impossible to Remove
Devastating Vulnerabilities
Critical Vulnerability
Snapdragon Vulnerable - More
Installer Hijacking
Tongue-in-Cheek Summary Video

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Ross Major. 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 281 (Sony Xperia X) and 282 (Vodafone Smart Prime 7 & Moto Z MotoMods)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Poppy Fields by Marek Pawlowski using a Blackberry Priv

Poppy field

Download Phones Show Chat episode 346 ("Martin Donoghue, Take TWO phones on holiday? Why yes!",12/06/2016) manually (Size: 51MB, 72 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 346 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Martin Donoghue (The Shoreditch Partnership)

Errata & Feedback
Thoughts about the Moto Z announcement with Troy Dyall
Chris Andrews spots an iPhone Hack to make it run Android
Ahmed Bebars considers the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Leon Buxton picks up a cheap Sony Xperia Z5 Compact and declares the camera a joke
Wayne Kelly declares the (Bluetooth) Moto Stream better than the (WiFi) Chromecast Audio

Glynn Stone with a hot Euro 2016 tip!

Device Week
LG G5
HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review - equalizer+
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 6P - Android DP3
Microsoft Lumia 950
Sony Xperia X - Flower 1 - Flower 2 - Flower 3
iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Wileyfox Swift
Vodafone Smart 7

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Jason Dridge. 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 279 (HTC 10), 280 (LG G5) and 281 (Sony Xperia X)

Around the Corner
We chat about the newly announced Moto Z and Moto Z Force

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Winter in Sutton Forest by Richard Brown using a Nexus 5

Forest

Download Phones Show Chat episode 345 ("Garry Clark, The Sony Conundrum",04/06/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 65 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 345 - Show Notes

Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Garry Clark (Twitter, CoolSmartphone)

Errata & Feedback

Qi v NFC Apology!

Robert Macrowan on Xiaomi

Google Spaces popped up - tinyurl.com/pscspaces

Xerxes H on the end of Stock Android

Kurt Kaufman on Lenovo’s feature-packed Moto Camera app

Ahmed Bebars on the Lumigon T3

LG Stylus 2 Plus spotted by Allen Cross

Device Week

LG G5

HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review

Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group

Nexus 6P - Android DP3

Microsoft Lumia 950

Sony Xperia X - Flower 1 - Flower 2 - Flower 3

Acer Jade Primo - Acer Predator 8

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Adam Duus-Boolsen. 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 279 (HTC 10) and 280 (LG G5)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)

Picture of the Month: Ladybird by Keith Bartlett using a Lumia 950

Ladybird

Download Phones Show Chat episode 344 ("Andy Large spurns his LG Friends",28/05/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 344 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andy Large

Errata & Feedback
Mayuri Mehrotra on the USB-C Qi charging adapter for Nexus 6P
Tayo Olasope spots Samsung’s iPhone - Samsung Galaxy C5
200 Prizes Gone
- More where they came from!
Andrew Manning on the ZTE Axon 7
PCAdvisor Phones’ Sounds Test
Aidan Bell on Music Compression

Robert Macrowan on Xiaomi Customer Service
Chris Kelly on Poor Build Quality
Clove Technology
- Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page
Big thanks to Ian Maxfield at iMax Repairs

Device Week
LG G5 - Mixcder Bluetooth headphones - Wkea Case
HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 5X - Nexus 6P - Android DP3
Microsoft Lumia 950

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Kurt Kaufman. 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 279 (HTC 10) and 280 (LG G5)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Vienna Sundown taken by Benedikt Muller using a Lumia 950

Sunset

Download Phones Show Chat episode 343 ("Massis Sirapian, Gavin Fabiani-Laymond - the DAC special!",21/05/2016) manually (Size: 44MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 343 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Massis Sirapian and Gavin Fabiani-Laymond
(Gavin’s Gadgets, Twitter)

Errata & Feedback
UK Android Pay Aidan Bell
Is Motorola bring back the RAZR
? Tim Evans
Rob V is considering Living Without Cellular
Google confirms that Project Ara is alive and well
Allen Cross on the Nokia Android phone we’ve craved

Clove Technology
- Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page
Big thanks to Ian Maxfield at iMax Repairs

Device Week
LG G5
HTC 10 - Steve’s AndroidBeat Review
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 5X - Nexus 6P - Android DP3
Microsoft Lumia 950
iPhone 5S

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Daniel Stott. 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 279 (HTC 10)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: Nephew’s Fun by Mayuri Mehrotra using a Nexus 6P

Toe-nails

Download Phones Show Chat episode 342 ("Xerxes Hodivala, From Note 4 to iPhone",15/05/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 68 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 342 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Xerxes Hodivala

Errata & Feedback
Final word on the Marshall London SD card and ‘play all’ issue
Lots of people posting to Photos from Phones
Alan K highlights current problems with PocketCasts
Andrew Manning’s initial impressions of the HTC 10
Adrian B reports the Wileyfox Swift Marshmallow’d
Allen Cross links out to the GBoard story - just iOS for now

Google’s ‘Start Driving’ mode in Maps
Clove Technology
- LG’s Galore!
Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
iPhone 6S
LG G5
HTC 10
Marshall London - Marshall London FlickR Group
Nexus 5X
Microsoft Lumia 950

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…J Bernard Walsh. 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 278 (Fairphone 2 & Nexus 6P)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week: High Tide? By Ross Major using a Samsung Galaxy S6

High Tide

Download Phones Show Chat episode 341 ("Jon Satherley, that Nexus feeling and upgradeable phones",07/05/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 341 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jon Satherley

Errata & Feedback
Increasing support for Photos from Phones and feedback from Kurt Kaufman
Antonis Petrides links out to news of Microsoft’s Pre-Touch and Hover
It seems that iPhone SE is more popular than Apple’d predicted
More changes from Google with Keyboard and G+ Navigation
Clove Technology - Land Rover smartphones Coming Soon!

Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 5X
Nexus 6P
Microsoft Lumia 950
Fairphone 2

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Martin Donoghue. 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 278 (Fairphone 2 & Nexus 6P)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Spring is here by Ahmed Bebars using a Nokia Lumia 920

Bee

Download Phones Show Chat episode 340 ("David Wood, Smartphone? Smart glasses!",01/05/2016) manually (Size: 41MB, 56 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 340 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with David Wood (Blog, Twitter, The Abolition of Aging)

Errata & Feedback
Photos from Phones
launched
John Piggford asks whether PSC will be available via Google Play Music Podcasts
Phil Hendy’s Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge mini-review
Allen Cross sees that Google is building a new hardware division
More Marshall London tinkering!

Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
Marshall London
Nexus 5X
Huawei P9
Microsoft Lumia 950
Fairphone 2

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Erik Thorsen. 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 277 (Huawei P9) - show 278 coming in a few days!

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Sight One, Sight Two taken by Tjark using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Bridge

Plus: Ants

Download Phones Show Chat episode 339 ("Andrew Manning, The Late Night Special",23/04/2016) manually (Size: 37MB, 51 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 339 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Andrew Manning

Thanks to Clove - we chat briefly about the DeWalt MD501

Errata & Feedback
Fancy increasing your Nexus 5 storage from 32-64GB? Here’s how - Chris Andrews
Will we ever see the Acer Predator 6 Ted asks!
Kurt Kaufman checks out the Caterpillar S60 with FLIR!
Allen Cross links to the story on the ZUK Z2 Pro
Tayo Olasope covers the first phones without 3.5mm headphone sockets - LeEco

Gary Avery spots the smallest Android SmartPhone in the world!
Apologies for the audio in PSC338 - and indeed (to a degree, for this one, 339, production changes are being made, don't worry!)
Virtual Pint of Beer Donations Page

Device Week
iPhone 6S+
Sony Z3 Compact Tablet Phone
Marshall London
Nexus 5X
Huawei P9

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Mike Mullen. 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 277 (Huawei P9)

Around the Corner
We chat about the forthcoming tank of a phone - the New Cat S60

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: The Mumbai Sealink by Mayuri Mehrotra using a Nexus 6P

Skyline

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

Links of Interest…
PSC on Twitter - FaceBook - Google Plus - FlickR
TTUK - WhateverWorks - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 338 ("Gavin Fabiani-Laymond and the G5 Skype road test",17/04/2016) manually (Size: 40MB, 49 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 338 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond (Tech Addicts UK
, Gavin’s Gadgets, Twitter)

Errata & Feedback
Andrew Manning links to an HTC 10 v Nexus 6P speaker comparison video
Finally, Podcasts Coming to Google Play Music on Monday 18th April

Google Release $35 Live Cases for the Nexus 5X, 6 and 6P
Kit X adapter from Clove Technology - Steve’s Mini-Review

Device Week

Nexus 6P
LG G5
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
- Sample Photos: One, Two, Three

Around the Corner
We take a look at the HTC 10 announced this week

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Jonathan Pownall. 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 276 (Apple iPhone SE)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Spring is Here using a Microsoft Lumia 950 XL:

Spring

Download Phones Show Chat episode 337 ("Leigh Geary, The P9 may be new, but the S5 is indestructible!",10/04/2016) manually (Size: 45MB, 61 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 337 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Leigh Geary (@gears, coolsmartphone.com)

Errata & Feedback
Snagged by a 1st April prank! XDA LabPhone
Steve Nutt on the Marshall London and Wileyfox Swift
Kit X adapter
from Clove Technology

Device Week

NextBit Robin
The Nexus Nut! 5, 5X, 6, 6P - Why Nexus?
OnePlus X (Ceramic)
iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Huawei P9/Plus - Steve’s durability thoughts
LG G5

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s 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 276 (Apple iPhone SE)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Growing to the Sky by Olivier Noirhomme using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Bluebells

Download Phones Show Chat episode 336 ("Letter from Australia",02/04/2016) manually (Size: 47MB, 64 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 336 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Virtual Guest Sethu M Pillai and Audio Insert from the Stokenchurch Pub Meet

Errata & Feedback
Philip Dawson spots the XDA LabPhone
Channel 4’s All4 App gets Live
Safe to use Banking App in Beta Releases?

OnePlus close to OxygenOS 3.0 (MM)
Finally a flip phone for the West via Gionee?
Kit X adapter
from Clove Technology

Device Week

NextBit Robin
Nexus 6
- Android 7.0 (N)
Nexus 6P
OnePlus X
(Ceramic)
iPhone SE
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Nokia Lumia 950 XL
- Windows 10 Redstone

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Edward Codrington. 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 275 (Spring 2016 Top 5 Phones)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Message Understood by Flicking Adrian using a Zenfone Zoom

Heron

Download Phones Show Chat episode 335 ("Falling for the Nextbit Robin",26/03/2016) manually (Size: 43MB, 59 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 335 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Errata & Feedback
HTC teaser hints at BoomSound for 10 after all
Discussion with Tim Evans (and others) on NextBit Robin
Allen Cross spots Google making a keyboard for the iPhone
Anthony Ridley spots FaceBook and WhatsApp support for BB going and opens up the discussion on the Apple iPhone SE
David Knight on Device Storage Transparency


Device Week
NextBit Robin
Nexus 6
- Android 7.0 (N)
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 950 XL - Windows 10 Redstone

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Mark Brinton. 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 275 (Spring 2016 Top 5 Phones)

Around the Corner
We take a look at the Apple iPhone SE

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Month: Distant Glow shot by Neill using an iPhone 6S Plus

Glow

Download Phones Show Chat episode 334 ("Hari Krishnan, Small smartphones for the one-handed win!",20/03/2016) manually (Size: 43MB, 58 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 334 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Hari Krishnan

Errata & Feedback
Andrew Manning links out to the Huawei P9 latest and compares Sony and Samsung waterproofing, Antonis Petridis is saddened by Microsoft’s lack of model support for WP10 while others are delighted to get it and Allen Cross by Here Maps dropping support for WP. Kurt Kaufman spots reductions all round on Sony and Motorola devices, both sides of The Pond and the iPhone SE event now confirmed for 21st March spots Juliet Purcell
Wisken Kit 4 X-Cable Magnetic MicroUSB
at Clove
Windows 10 Mobile now out officially for many existing 8.1 handsets

Device Week
Apple iPhone 5
Nokia Lumia 1020
LG G5 - Twin Camera Tech Explained
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
OnePlus X
Nokia Lumia 950 XL
- Windows 10 Redstone

Live Draw

We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…D C Knight. 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 275 (Spring 2016 Top 5 Phones)

Around the Corner
We take a look at the soon to be announced HTC One M10

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Blue Anchor by Mark Peters using a Nokia Lumia 1020

Beach

Download Phones Show Chat episode 333 ("Gavin Fabiani-Laymond, On the edge",13/03/2016) manually (Size: 43MB, 60 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 333 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond (Twitter, Gavin’s Gadgets)

Errata & Feedback
People are getting their hands on the Samsung Galaxy S7/Edge, Android N Dev. Preview release, continued support for the Wileyfox Swift, March Google Patch including much more for the Nexus 5X and Ted being heckled for not giving iPhone a ‘proper go’
Ahmed Bebars on Camera sensors and glass
Benedikt Muller on his winning photo in PSC331 and Alpenglow

Device Week
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - Gavin’s S7 Edge Album
Samsung Galaxy S7
iPhone 6S Plus
iPhone 5C

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…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 274 (20 Years of SmartPhone Innovation)

Around the Corner
We take a closer look at the Sony Xperia XA, X, X Performance

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Viekijarvi by Massis Sirapian using a Lumia 950

Snow landscape


Download Phones Show Chat episode 332 ("Nirave Ghondia, The Nextbit Robin Experiment",05/03/2016) manually (Size: 43MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 332 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Nirave Ghondia
(@nirave, @techmeetstravel)

Errata & Feedback
Jamie Holland spots Clove knocking £40 off the Honor 5X so now £149
Allen Cross reminds us that Android Pay launches in the UK real soon
Mark Finlay spots the Vivo XPlay 5 out of China with 6GB RAM!
Leon Buxton lead a chat about the rubbish UI used by Samsung
Juliet Purcell notes the Apple Media Event now 21st March, not 15th (iPhone SE anyone?!)


Device Week
Lumia 650
Samsung Galaxy S7
LG G5
Nextbit Robin
Sony Xperia XA, X, X Performance

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Sam Pitt. 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 273 (Lumia 650, Blackberry Priv)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Snow Hiding Place taken by Gavin Culverhouse using an iPhone 6+

Snow

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

Links of Interest…
PSC on Twitter - FaceBook - Google Plus - FlickR
TTUK - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 331 ("Holly Brockwell, App Drawer FTW!",27/02/2016) manually (Size: 40MB, 56 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 331 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Holly Brockwell of Gadgette
Device Week
Lumia 650
Samsung Galaxy S7
LG G5
Blackberry Priv
ZUK Z1
Nexus 6
OnePlus X (Ceramic)

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Mike Robins. 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 273 (Lumia 650, Blackberry Priv)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Leogang Sundown by Benedikt Muller using a Lumia 950:

Sunset

Download Phones Show Chat episode 330 ("James Pearce gives the (middle) finger, launches app!",20/02/2016) manually (Size: 46MB, 66 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 330 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with James Pearce

Device Week
Marshall London
Honor 5X
Honor 7
Lumia 650
Windows 10 Mobile (10586 build 107)
Steve’s take on the LG G5 Twin Camera Set-up

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…James M Cook. 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 272 (Honor 5X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Smoke Trails by Ahmed Bebars using a Nokia 808 PureView

Smoke

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

Links of Interest…
PSC on Twitter - FaceBook - Google Plus - FlickR
TTUK - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 329 ("Shaun McGill, Five years of iPhone?",14/02/2016) manually (Size: 40MB, 56 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 329 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Shaun McGill

Eratta
Steve’s Lumia 950 v 950XL Speaker Test
Marshall London Chrissie Update
Chris Andrews gets 100mbps on 3 4G in Kettering

Device Week

Marshall London
Wileyfox Swift
Wileyfox Storm
OnePlus X (Ceramic)
Honor 5X
Windows 10 Mobile (10586 build 107)

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Benedikt Mueller. 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 272 (Honor 5X)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Crocuses shot with a Marshall London by Manypaws

Crocuses

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

Links of Interest…
PSC on Twitter - FaceBook - Google Plus - FlickR
TTUK - MostlyAndroid - 361Degrees - WhateverWorks - OneMoreThing - AAWP

Download Phones Show Chat episode 328 ("Jamie Holland, Wileyfox and the Xperia increment",07/02/2016) manually (Size: 44MB, 63 minutes duration).

Phones Show Chat 328 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Jamie Holland

Eratta
Error-53-Gate ironed out by Ian Maxfield
Marshmallow and User Data with Jamie Holland
Anthony Fear spots a possible Sony Vaio Windows Phone
Marshmallow hits 1% from Taz Hoque
Moto X Force knocked out at CPW for £299 by Tim Evans

Device Week
Nexus 6
Nexus 5
Nexus 6P
HTC One (M8)
Asus Zenfone Zoom
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
Wileyfox Swift
Honor 5X

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week. And this week’s winner is…Russell Varley. 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 271 (Asus Zenfone Zoom)

Phones Show Flickr Group (Richard Yates)
Picture of the Week/Month: Lemons shot by Thad Zajdowicz using a Droid Turbo

Lemons




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