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Welcome to Android Developers Backstage, a podcast by and for Android developers. Hosted by developers from the Android platform team, this show covers topics of interest to Android programmers, with in-depth discussions and interviews with engineers on the Android team at Google.

Mar 30, 2016

In this episode, Tor and Chet* talk with Zak Cohen from the Android Wear team in London about his work on watch faces, graphics, and many other Android projects he's been involved with such as the movie editor, voice search and Goggles.

*: Chet was not available for this episode, so his part was convincingly played by...

Mar 17, 2016

Tor, Brian, Anwar and Chet
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Brian Carlstrom and Anwar Ghuloum about Android N preview, and in particular the new features in ART, the Android Runtime.

Listen in to find out about the changes to the JIT and AOT compiler, the new language features, and a lot...

Mar 7, 2016

Chet, Ashish, Meghan, and Tor wait uncomfortably
for the photograph to be taken
In this episode, Tor and Chet talk with Ashish Sharma and Meghan Desai from Project Volta, an initiative starting in the Android Lollipop release to improve Android battery life.

Listen in to find out what kinds of things cause...