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Programme 148 covers:

  • Extended news of the HTC Titan, Radar, Samsung NOTE and much more
  • Symbian R.I.P.? My analysis of the state and future of Symbian smartphones

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Arc SShow 158 - Hands-on review of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Show 157 - Top 5 Phones, Christmas 2011

Show 156 - Hands on review of the sleek Nokia Lumia 800, running Windows Phone Mango

HTC TitanShow 155 - News, plus a hands-on review of the HTC Titan with 4.7" screen

Show 154 - Hands on review of the Nokia 701 (1GHz, Symbian Belle) and a transmission from the future!

Show 153 - News, plus a head-to-head between the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray and the Nokia 700

Show 152 - News of Android 4.0, the Galaxy Nexus, and my thoughts on the highs and lows of Windows Phone Mango

Bold 9900Show 151 - News, plus a hands-on review of the Blackberry Bold 9900, the best Blackberry ever made?

Show 150 - News of the iPhone 4S, plus a hands-on review of the LG Optimus 3D, plus a rant!

Xperia PLAYShow 149 - Extended news, plus a hands-on review of the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, with slide-out gaming keypad

Show 148 - Extended news, plus 'Symbian R.I.P.?' - an analysis of the state and future of Symbian smartphones

Atrix dockShow 147 - A hands-on with the Motorola Atrix and its laptop dock system - is it an approach that's worthwhile? Also, a guest review of the HP Pre 3

Show 146 - Extended news, plus my quarterly Top 5 Phones and a hands-on review of the Nokia 1800(!)

SensationShow 145 - News, plus a hands-on review of the HTC Sensation

Show 144 - News, plus a hands-on review of the Nokia E6

Show 143 - Samsung Android special - hands on reviews of the Google Nexus S, the Samsung Galaxy pro and the Samsung Europa - all with flaws but also Unique Selling Points

X7Show 142 - News, hands-on reviews of the Nokia X7, Motorola Droid Pro and HTC ChaCha.

Show 141 - A news roundup, "Why LauncherPro" and a (hopefully) thought provoking rant about text input

Show 140 - Hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S II, plus my May 2011 'Top 5 Phones'

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