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Phones Show follow-up chat, views and reviews from myself, Ted Salmon and guests from the mobile world. Comments and questions welcome to my Twitter account @stevelitchfield . See also the associated Facebook group and forum and Google+ Community.

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 472 ("Cosmo Pixel",11/11/2018) manually (Size: 49MB, 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 472 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Steve Nutt and Aidan Bell on Planet Computers’ Cosmo Communicator

Feedback
Jonathan Pownall feedback on PSC471
Mike Challen with Nokia 6.1’s Slice of Pie
Allen Cross on How to Enable Dark Mode on Google Apps
Google now Attend to Dark Modes
Malcolm Bryant on Ripping CDs with Steve Litchfield in 2006!
Beware Amazon OnePlus 6T Stock Promises with Chris Andrews
Xiaomi’s London Launch Event

Device Week
Google Pixel 3 and 3XL
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
64GB Storage Enough in 2018
- Maybe, Just Maybe
There’s More to Life than Pie
Razer Phone MR2 July 2018 Security Update
Steve’s Top Tip for Pixel XL Users - Pixel 3 Camera App APK

Live Draw
We make a draw for smartphone accessories each week and this week the winner is...
Stephen Dark. 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
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 350 (Huawei Mate 20 Pro) and 351 (Google Pixel 3)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group

Photo of the Week: Halloween by Mark Mochan using a OnePlus 6

Halloween

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Download Phones Show Chat episode 471 ("Pixel Pricing!",04/11/2018) manually (Size: 35MB, 59 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 471 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon

Feedback
Mark Whittam and Tayo Olasope feedback on PSC470
Keith Bartlett on Phone Size
Google Maps Shares ETA
John Doe on Battery Health and Fast Charging
Flickr End Free 1TB Storage
Tim Evans reports 5th November Gemini Event
Sony’s Killing of Xperia Themes

Device Week
Google Pixel 3 and 3XL
Huawei Mate 20 Pro - Ted’s Thoughts
The Sad Case of the Moto Z3 Play SIM Card Tray
Moto Z2 Play Revisited

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

Around the Corner
ASUS ROG Phone - GSMArena ROG vs Razer vs Razer 2

The Phones Show
Tune into Steve’s YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 349 (Samsung Galaxy Note 9) and 350 (Huawei Mate 20 Pro)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group

Photo of the Week: Long Waterfall by Chris Wright using an iPhone XS Max - iOS App - Slow Shutter Cam

Waterfall

Download Phones Show Chat episode 470 ("Is Huawei taking over?",28/10/2018) manually (Size: 38MB, 67 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 470 - Show Notes
Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon and a Drop-In Chat with Gavin Fabiani-Laymond

Feedback
Simon Nobs on Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Stephen Metcalfe on Huawei’s Apple
Kurt Kaufman on The Wireless World
Xerxes H on Xiaomi opening their first UK store
Adrian B is Kitted out with Huawei
Glynn Stone is Concerned about Huawei Updates
Have we Reached the Limit?
Allen Cross on Google’s Play Pass
Steve’s been Testing Pixel DACs

Device Week
Google Pixel 3 and 3XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Ted on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S-Pen
Ted on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Speakers
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - Ted’s Thoughts
The Sad Case of the Moto Z3 Play SIM Card Tray
Ted’s Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review

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 349 (Samsung Galaxy Note 9) and 350 (Huawei Mate 20 Pro)

PSC Photos & Flickr Group

Photo of the Month Winner: A Dog’s Life by Mark Whittam using an iPhone Xs Max

Dos life



For older Phones Show Chat episodes, see our archive.

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


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The Phones Show (videos)

Show 351 - The most powerful 'compact' smartphone ever? This is the Google Pixel 3...!

Show 350 - The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is sleek, it's futuristic, it's one of the most powerful phones ever created. But is it the perfect camera-centric smartphone?

Note 9Show 349 - Reviewing the Galaxy Note 9 against the Galaxy S9+, plus Pixel 3 news

Show 348 - The LG V40 is announced, but what about the older G7, offering 95% the functions for half the price?

Show 347 - My verdict on the biggest iPhone ever - the XS Max...

6.1Show 346 - Establishing the 2018 Smartphone Minimum, with a Nokia 6.1 review

Show 345 - Be patient - and save your money. Plus news from IFA 2018

Show 344 - My Top 5 Phones for Summer 2018!

7 PlusShow 343 - Reviewing the Nokia 7 Plus - a perfectly balanced high end mid-ranger?

Show 342 - Review of the new Asus Zenfone 5, so close to a true flagship yet a third the price!

Show 341 - Review of the Blackberry KEY2, polished and slick, but one compromise too many?

GeminiShow 340 - The Gemini Verdict!

Show 339 - The OnePlus 6 and the Smartphone Pantheon

Show 338 - My hands-on verdict on the Honor 10 budget flagship

XZ1 CompactShow 337 - Living with a 'compact flagship' - the Sony XZ1 Compact.

Show 336 - My hands-on verdict on the Huawei P20 Pro flagship

Show 336 - My hands-on verdict on the Huawei P20 Pro flagship

Show 335 - My take on a dozen smartphone Hot Potatoes - controversial spec points!

P20 ProShow 334 - Taming the Samsung Experience, plus news of the Huawei P20 Pro.

Show 333 - My extended verdict on the Samsung Galaxy S9, the flagship with everything

Show 332 - My hands-on PREVIEW of the Gemini PDA, setting this new smartphone into context and clarifying who it's for.

Mate 10 ProShow 331 - Review of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, super premium design and specs

Show 330 - The three phases of PureView - camera phone domination

Show 329 - My Razer Phone verdict, with updated speaker, camera and display software...

Wileyfox ProShow 328 - A look at two new wheezes from Wileyfox: ad-supported Android phones, and a secure Windows 10 Mobile handset for businesses

Show 327 - Hands-on review of the Nokia 8, a cheaper and more capable Pixel 2?

Show 326 - Hands-on review of the brand new Honor 7X, the flawed mid-ranger

iPhone 5TShow 325 - Detailed review of the OnePlus 5T, this year's true budget flagship

Show 324 - Why Google's making it hard to pick a flagship, and my Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2017

Show 323 - Exclusive (p)review of the retail Razer Phone, the gaming monster

iPhone XShow 322 - Comparative review of the Apple iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 XL

Show 321 - News of the Huawei Mate 10 line and my initial verdict on the Google Pixel 2

Show 320 - News of the Google Pixel 2 and my verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

iPhone 8 PlusShow 319 - Full review of the Apple iPhone 8 Plus - it's arguably better than the X, I contend...

Show 318 - Thoughts on smartphone pricing in the wake of the iPhone X launch...

Show 317 - A review of the 'alternative' Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro and news of the LG V30

Nokia 6Show 316 - A review of the Nokia 6 in - indeed - an all-Nokia show!

Show 315 - A holiday look at the Wileyfox Swift 2 X...

Show 314 - A Moto-catch-up and an overview of Lineage OS

Honor 9Show 313 - My last big review of the spring and summer: full review of the Honor 9.

Show 312 - Full review of the impossibly shiny HTC U11

Show 311 - Full review of the OnePlus 5, plus news of the Honor 9

SteveShow 310 - News from WWDC, plus my Top 5 Phones for June 2017.

Show 309 - Full review of the Blackberry KEYone, QWERTY in 2017, amazing!

Show 308 - Review of the massive (in all senses) Samsung Galaxy S8+

LG G6Show 307 - News of the HTC U11 and my review of the LG G6.

Show 306 - Review of the Huawei P10 hardware - and thoughts on what you might like to buy instead!

Show 305 - Creating the ultimate smartphone. Plus news of the Galaxy S8 range.

Axon 7Show 304 - Moving up to the 5.5" Axon 7! And a walkthrough of 10 improvements in Emotion UI for all the top Huawei and Honor phones

Show 303 - my review of the Marshall London 2, err... I mean the ZTE Axon 7 mini!

Show 302 - Full summary of MWC 2017, plus an old favourite introduces a possible new PDA

Lumia 950Show 301 - My thoughts on the future of Windows on phones, plus a look at the ultimate power bank

Show 300 - Review of the KODAK EKTRA - plus future-looking thoughts from some viewers!

Show 299 - Review of the Honor 6X - with only one caveat, one of the best value mid-rangers in the world right now?

Nexus 6PShow 298 - News from CES, a review of the Hasselblad Moto Z mod, and thoughts on my way forwards with Android

Show 297 - My hands-on review of the most futuristic - and one of the most expensive - smartphone in the world today - the Xiaomi Mi Mix 18K

Show 296 - My Top 5 Phones for Christmas 2016!

Swift 2 PlusShow 295 - Enter the Ektra, hands-on review of the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

Show 294 - Review of the new Blackberry DTEK60 - secure, updated and decent screen and speakers

Show 293 - Review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and thoughts on pros and cons of buying from China

chipsShow 292 - Chipsets? Bah! Why you shouldn't pay too much attention to raw specs...

Show 291 - Review of the Google Pixel XL, the flagship for Android 7.1 and a new age of Google (in theory)

Show 290 - Reviews of the Moto Z and Moto Mods, plus the Wileyfox Spark X

iPhonesShow 289 - Review of the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus!

Show 288 - News of the Moto Z Play, something new with Xenon, and hands-on reviews of the HP Elite X3 and Moto G4

Show 287 - My Top 5 Phones for August 2016, plus news of the Honor 8

OnePlus 3Show 286 - Review of the budget Honor 5c, plus my take on news of the Galaxy Note 7...

Show 285 - Review of the super-rugged CAT S60, plus news from Blackberry about the DTEK50

Show 284 - Review of the premium mid-ranger with brutal stereo speakers, the Alcatel Idol 4, plus news from Wileyfox...

OnePlus 3Show 283 - Review of the (astonishing value) OnePlus 3 flagship...

Show 282 - Review of the ultra-budget Vodafone Smart Prime 7, plus news of the OnePlus Three and the Moto Z and MotoMods

Show 281 - Review of the new mid-sized Sony Xperia X, plus news of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

LG G5Show 280 - News of the Zenfone Max and a full review of the modular LG G5

Archive of earlier Smartphones Shows