Android Influencers: On Moto Z's modular future and the maker community

Android Influencers: On Moto Z's modular future and the maker community

We speak with Nicklas Jonsson from Lenovo and Claire Doyle of element14 about their future plans for Moto's modular phone.

08/17/16

Android in prisons: Meet the man who put Galaxy Tab S2s in Rikers Island

Android in prisons: Meet the man who put Galaxy Tab S2s in Rikers Island

Christopher Grewe is the CEO of the American Prison Data Systems, a startup that brings tablets to inmates around the U.S. for education and rehabilitation.

06/07/16

Android Influencer: Yasmine Evjen of the 'Material' podcast shares her Google I/O wish list

Android Influencer: Yasmine Evjen of the 'Material' podcast shares her Google I/O wish list

Still proudly sporting a first-gen Asus ZenWatch, Evjen is one-third of the 'Material' podcast—as well as a prolific UX designer.

05/17/16

Android Influencer: Virginia Poltrack is a prolific Android Wear watch face designer

Android Influencer: Virginia Poltrack is a prolific Android Wear watch face designer

Poltrack is also an active member of Google's Women Techmakers, and sometimes she busts out Google Glass to help her design.

05/03/16

Android Influencer: LG's Dr. Woo wants devs to have fun making Friends for the G5

Android Influencer: LG's Dr. Woo wants devs to have fun making Friends for the G5

We chatted with Dr. Woo about LG's upcoming developer conference in San Francisco and how the idea of a modular phone came to fruition.

04/15/16

Android Influencer: TouchLab's Liam Spradlin talks design

Android Influencer: TouchLab's Liam Spradlin talks design

You might know Spradlin from his blog posts at Android Police, but he's also a major advocate for what he calls 'mutative design' in user interfaces.

03/22/16

Android Influencer: Joaquim Verges on making the official Twitter app better for Android

Android Influencer: Joaquim Verges on making the official Twitter app better for Android

Twitter's newest Android engineer discusses his adventurous journey as an Android developer.

11/18/15

Android Influencer: Tim Schofield's YouTube channel is all about simplifying Android

Android Influencer: Tim Schofield's YouTube channel is all about simplifying Android

He's known as QBKIng77 on YouTube and he's helped make even the hardest of Android tasks easy enough for anyone to attempt.

11/11/15

Android Influencer: Google's Andrew Toy says Android is ready for work

Android Influencer: Google's Andrew Toy says Android is ready for work

Android for Work's product management director tells us why Android is up to the challenge of corporate enterprise environments.

11/09/15

Android Influencers: Nextbit’s head honchos hope to revive some of that old school Android spirit

Android Influencers: Nextbit’s head honchos hope to revive some of that old school Android spirit

We caught up with Tom Moss, Scott Croyle, and Mike Chan to find out how Nextbit hopes to inspire the rest of the industry.

10/29/15

Android Influencer: Helen Li, the woman behind OnePlus’s Oxygen OS

Android Influencer: Helen Li, the woman behind OnePlus’s Oxygen OS

We asked OnePlus's Head of Product, Helen Li, what it's like to develop an Android fork.

09/09/15

Android Influencers: Touch Lab's Kevin Galligan and Jeff Namnum chat Android apps and iOS ports

Android Influencers: Touch Lab's Kevin Galligan and Jeff Namnum chat Android apps and iOS ports

Android development is hard work—made harder by the new set of design guidelines Google's put forth. So what it's like to make an app?

06/25/15

Android Influencer: Motorola's Seang Chau chats bloatware, and Motorola's lack thereof

Android Influencer: Motorola's Seang Chau chats bloatware, and Motorola's lack thereof

It's easy to fall into the bloat-y app trap if you're an Android manufacturer, but Chau insisted throughout our interview that Motorola resists the urge.

06/11/15

Android Influencer: Google's Adrian Ludwig is dedicated to making Android as safe as it can be

Android Influencer: Google's Adrian Ludwig is dedicated to making Android as safe as it can be

Android security has gotten a bad rap over the years, but Google employees like Ludwig are working to keep things safe and secure.

05/04/15

Android Influencer: Adam Glynn-Finnegan on redesigning Evernote for Material Design

Android Influencer: Adam Glynn-Finnegan on redesigning Evernote for Material Design

Google's new design paradigm has made it easier for developers and designers to make their apps look nice.

03/19/15

Android Influencer: Samsung's Matt Apfel chats about making content for the Gear VR

Android Influencer: Samsung's Matt Apfel chats about making content for the Gear VR

Finding the people to make the content is the hard part, but after that it's relatively simple to make a video into virtual reality.

03/12/15

Android Influencer: Alexis Crowell talks about Intel's journey back to Android

Android Influencer: Alexis Crowell talks about Intel's journey back to Android

Intel's director of open source software and marketing, Alexis Crowell, offers a bit of insight on how Intel sees itself as a player in the Android space.

01/29/15

Android Influencer: Fleksy COO Ioannis Verdelis

Android Influencer: Fleksy COO Ioannis Verdelis

A keyboard on a smartwatch?! Fleksy was the first to do it, and Ioannis Verdelis tells us how it happened.

12/22/14

Android Influencer: Samsung Senior VP Curtis Sasaki

Android Influencer: Samsung Senior VP Curtis Sasaki

We sat down with one of Samsung's senior executives to learn more about Samsung's product strategy, why it makes so many devices, and its response to critics of its Tizen OS.

12/03/14

Android Influencer: Cyanogen product evangelist Leigh Momii

Android Influencer: Cyanogen product evangelist Leigh Momii

Former HTC product manager Leigh Momii's played a big role in the Android sphere, and now she's tasked with getting the word out about the Android fork, CyanogenMod.

11/12/14

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