XDA News Articles

Jack Jennings · Jul 10, 2015

Android’s Audio Latency Problem

There's been noticeable disquiet around the combination of Android and audio for many years, and understandably so. We posted an article last month on how the changes in the upcoming Android M could affect the implementation of audio applications and what we hoped that would mean for the platform as a whole, and since then we've come across a few sources that make the logic behind all this a lot easier to digest.   Really what's underpinning this is the...

Jack Jennings · Jun 10, 2015

Audio-Focused APIs Mark Promising Direction for Android

Aside from Android, I've maintained a healthy interest in writing and producing music over the years, and unfortunately I've never quite found a compelling use for my smartphone as part of my audio set-up. Annoyingly for me, Apple have always had a bit of a head start here, or more rather an increased focus on the world of music production, which makes sense considering how ubiquitous Macs are in studios and after Apple’s purchase of the Logic DAW way back...