The Phones Show video podcast (used to be The Smartphones Show)

Standard QVGA version: RSS iTunes / High res VGA version: RSS iTunes, in conjunction with current sponsors S60


For best quality though, either grab the show as the original ss70.mp4 (QVGA) file, 76MB, or ss70vga.mp4 (VGA) file, 179MB, 12 minutes long, released 6th December 2008, for playback on a PC or Mac or PSP or iPod or smartphone, or subscribe in a media system such as iTunes by using the Smartphones Show's RSS feed (standard QVGA) or RSS feed (full VGA).

Programme 70 covers:

  • An update on The Phones Show itself
  • News of the Nokia N97
  • Hands-on reviews of the S60-powered Samsung INNOV8 and i7110
  • Hands-on review of the Windows Mobile-powered Sony Ericsson Xperia X1, the legendary Qwerty arc-slide device with lots of style and a new Panels front-end

All content on this site and in the Smartphones Show is copyrighted to Steve Litchfield. All rights reserved, please do not distribute the video files further than your own computing equipment.

Show 85 - News of the HTC Hero and Nokia updates; James Burland reports on what's new in the iPhone 3GS hardware, plus I respond with a few bits they still need to add

Show 84 - A Symbian special - the Nokia E75 reprised, hands-on review of the Nokia N86 8MP and an interview with Lee Williams, Executive Director of the Symbian Foundation

Show 83 - News, Hands-on review of the HTC Touch Pro 2, with a head-to-head versus the Nokia N97, plus a tour around Proporta, the cross-platform case makers

Show 82 - News, Hands-on review of the retail Nokia N97 and a June 2009 Top 5

Show 81 - News, The truth about Mobile Malware, In-depth coverage of the Skyfire cross-platform web browser and its 1.0 release

Show 80 - Review of the Nokia E75, plus a Xenon demo, the top 10 of iPhone gaming and a brief interview with Rafe Blandford

Show 79 - Extended news, plus SlingPlayer demo and thoughts on the T-Mobile G1, powered by Android

Show 78 - March Top 5 Phones, plus a hands-on preview of the world's highest specified phone, the Samsung Omnia HD

Show 77 - FAQ, TV and video for free on your phone, Demo of musician's aids on the iPhone, Video editing of phone-shot MP4 video - a winner! Plus bonus video of Rafe's new thoughts from MWC on the Nokia N97

Show 76 - Extensive news from Mobile World Congress 2009, plus detailed thoughts on Google Latitude and how it could change the world(!)

Show 75 - Convergence - how far we've come, plus hands-on review of the Blackberry Bold 9000

Show 74 - News, Demo of StyleTap, T9Nav review, Nokia E63 review, 10 Things I hate about the iPhone, Jan 2009 - Top 5 Phones in the World

Show 73 - Photos and news of the Palm Pre, plus a monster length video review of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, the first S60 5th Edition phone

Show 72 - Happy Christmas! News, plus conclusions from my phone camera studies, a demo of YouTube in Web on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, hands-on thoughts on the Samsung Omnia, and a demo of installing an app from the Android marketplace on the T-Mobile G1

Show 71 - The Nokia N82 and robustness, hands-on review of the HTC Touch HD and why TouchFLO needs to take over or die, plus a walkthrough of web browsing on the Android-powered T-Mobile G1

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows