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"Who's it for?"
Anyone who's either just purchased or is
about to purchase a top end phone or smartphone - this isn't
supposed to be TV for uber-geeks or programmers, it's more
'all about smartphones for the rest of us'.
"What happened to your MP4 downloads and feed?"
12 years after starting the show, almost
everyone now watches in streaming form, via this web site or
directly on YouTube, plus the 540p MP4s were starting to look
too shabby. Plus there are logistical issues, server-side. So,
for all these reasons, the MP4 feed has been axed as of Autumn
2018. If you're blind and relied on grabbing these files in
order to listen
though, or if you simply prefer audio, I've resurrected the MP3
"When does it come out?"
In busy times, every week or two. When
there's less to review or cover, every two or three weeks.
Meanwhile, the weekly Phones Show Chat
audio podcast keeps a scheduled beat going with my
thoughts - and guests!
"Shot ON a smartphone? Really?"
Yes, virtually all of The Phones Show is
shot (video and stills) on a phone. In previous times, I've
used the Nokia N93, N86, Samsung i8910 HD, N8, Lumia 1020 and
808 PureView (the Nokia phones have
always had by far the best captured audio and video quality).
I wanted to demonstrate how powerful some of these modern
devices are in terms of multimedia creation. The Show is the
proof.... My latest are the Samsung Galaxy S9+, Huawei P30
Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro, though I'm still mixing and matching -
let me know what you think of the capture quality.
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Show 390 - Verdict
on the Samsung Galaxy S20 *Ultra*!
389 - Review of the
brand new Samsung Galaxy S20 flagship (and S20+, by extension)
Show 388 - Musings
on smartphone screen repairability
Show 387 - Review
of the Moto G8 Plus, the budget smartphone that everyone
should consider - it does everything!
386 - Review of the
eco-conscious Fairphone 3
Show 385 - Review
of the NexDock 2, a lapdock that transforms Samsung and Huawei
Show 384 - Review
of the new QWERTY powerhouse, the f(x)tec Pro1!
Show 383 - My Top 5
Phones for Christmas 2019, plus a review of the Xiaomi Mi Note
382 - So I'm using an iPhone 11 Pro - "What Changed?"
Show 381 - A case
with a difference (Mous) and a review of the Nokia 7.2
Show 380 - First
impressions of the Cosmo Communicator
379 - Thoughts on the Google Pixel 4 XL in the context
of the current smartphone world...
Show 378 - Review
of the LG V50 Dual Screen - folding without creases!
Show 377 - Review
of the Galaxy Note 10+
376 - Thoughts on the teased Surface Duo and a review of
the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
Show 375 - Review
of the Apple iPhone 11 Pro
Show 374 - Huawei
and Google - what will happen next?
373 - The new OPPO Reno 10x Zoom looks great - but how
does it compare to the existing Huawei P30 Pro?
Show 372 - 'One
year on' with the Razer Phone 2
Show 371 - The
Galaxy Note 10 and the Future
370 - It's the fastest phone on the planet - the OnePlus
7 Pro, reviewed here!