Maybe She's Born With It? Maybe It's Coverscreen! - Android Faithful Episode #7

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We could not be more excited for this week's Android Faithful as Huyen Tue Dao and Ron Richards are joined by the O.G., long-term alumni of the show, Eileen Rivera along with Brendon Bigley of the Into the Aether video game podcast as they join us for a fantastic discussion around Android and their phone journeys.

Featured in this episode:

DISCUSSION: Brendon Bigley got a PIxel Fold, Eileen Rivera got a Samsung Flip 5 - they both have been on iPhones for years and we discuss what it was like to jump operating systems to Android, along with embracing the future of phones with their respective foldables.

NEWS: Android 14 Beta 5 gets an emergency point release, a glimpse at the Pixel 8 camera and the Patron Pick: how eSim transfers will work on Android.

HARDWARE: The OnePlus 12 leaks some insane specs. Seriously, you need to listen to this to believe it.

APPS: Beeper adds RCS/Google Messages, Google Keeps get version history and text formatting AND Threads is coming to the web!

We hope you enjoy listening or watching this episode as much as we had making it!

You can check out Brendon Bigley's podcast at and follow Eileen on TikTok at