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Programme 231 covers:

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Desire EYEShow 244 - Review of the HTC Desire EYE, with twin main cameras, plus news of Windows 10

Show 243 - Review of the 5"-screened budget Lumia 535, a look at CES news, Camera FV-5 and the Proporta SafeKeep wallet

Show 242 - Hands-on review of the Google/Motorola Nexus 6, a vision of the future?

Galaxy Note 4Show 241 - The last show of 2014: Review of the top-specced Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Show 240 - My Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2014, plus a look at the Proporta Stripe Turbocharger 12000 and a review of the LG G Watch R

Show 239 - Review of the Motorola Moto X (2014), plus a request for feedback on the show's future!

Iphone 6 PlusShow 238 - Review of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, plus news of new Galaxy A devices and Oppo phones

Show 237 - News of the Nexus 6, hands on review of the Lumia 830 'affordable flagship', and a look at the Doro Liberto 810, for your mum and dad!

Show 236 - News of the Desire EYE, hands on review of the Blackberry Passport, and verdict on the Lumia 735

Xperia Z3Show 235 - Review of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact, plus iPhone 6 bits and news of the Blackberry Passport

Show 234 - News catch-up from IFA and Apple launches, Moto G (multiple!) and Proporta Pocketool

Show 233 - News catch-up, Facepalm, Lumia 530

G WatchShow 232 - Review of the Nokia Lumia 930, and my brief review of the LG G Watch and Android Wear

Show 231 - Fire Phone, hands-on review of the LG G3, another Pocket Power testimony

Show 230 - Android L, HTC One mini 2, Top 5 Phones for mid 2014

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows