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Manual Testing on Mobile Devices
Posted by Brena Monteiro in MobileMobile Development & Testing

In the DevOps age, “manual” may sound like a bad word. But manual tests still have an important role to play, even for organizations that successfully automate most of their tasks. Nowhere is the importance of manual testing clearer than in the context of writing software for mobile devices. Below, I’ll discuss the importance of manual tests for mobile, and how to perform them. [...]

Why You Should Abandon Traditional Mobile QA Methodology

Along with new development methods, mobile testing and QA practices have also changed in the last few years, leaning towards continuous integration and continuous delivery. This is pushing companies to abandon their traditional testing approach, moving towards adopting a more agile process to accelerate the products’ time to market.

Hybrid Apps and the Future of Mobile Computing
Posted by Twain Taylor in MobileMobile Development & Testing

The jury is out on which type of mobile app is the future of mobile computing. The stats point to native being the dominant app type in use. Most of the top 100 apps in the app stores are native, and comScore reports that 50% of all time spent digitally is spent on mobile apps (though it doesn’t give a split between native and hybrid), and just 7% is spent on mobile web apps. Source: [...]

Samsung Galaxy S7 gets Android 7.0 Nougat and New Devices

Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out for non-Google devices (Pixel and Nexus devices) and Samsung Galaxy S7 has updated! Other devices that have already received the update are Huawei P8 Lite 2017, LG G5, Sony Xperia Z5.  More devices are updated weekly, so keep an eye out on our DeviceLab! What’s new in Android 7.0 Nougat Apart from some new features, this update was focused on [...]

Simulated vs. Real-Device Testing
Posted by Michael Churchman in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Simulated or real-device testing: Which one is best for your software? Here's a hint: the answer isn't the same for everybody. It depends largely on the platform, the type of tests, and the nature of your software. But before we go into details, let's take a quick look at the terminology, which can be a bit uncertain (if not outright confusing) at times. There are three terms that you're likely [...]

Mobile Application Security Testing

Mobile application security testing Security is a hot topic in the digital world and with the exponential growth of mobile apps available, delivering a perfectly working, highly secure app is crucial to user retention. It is important to let users know what information is being collected, as well as how and why companies are collecting it. Apps should only collect absolutely necessary [...]

Mobile Testing Best Practices: Communication
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Communication: a simple but powerful tool that contributes to a successful outcome of projects. It’s one of the core mobile testing best practices. It’s the best way to ensure collaboration and cooperation between teams and team members. Tips and tricks below! Mobile testing best practices – successful communication approaches 1. Clear communication inside your team and between [...]

5 Aspects to Consider When Testing Mobile Apps
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Time equals money in nearly every business – and this is especially true for software and mobile app development. Products are released in increasingly shorter cycles, which requires the software dev lifecycle to be perfectly optimized for CI/CD. Continuous testing plays a crucial role in every release cycle, that’s why it’s strongly recommended to have a sound testing strategy [...]

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