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  • Mobile App Testing on Android Nougat

3 Practical Tips For Shifting Your Mobile App Testing To Android Nougat (7.0)

Google has just released its new major platform code name "Nougat" (7.0). Along with the excitement of a new platform introduction, there are important implications on existing apps, test scenarios and Android product release schedules. First, let's clarify that most of the Nexus devices such as 6, 9, 5X, 6P and the Pixel C tablet (older devices like Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 won't get this update) are eligible to get an upgrade through the Beta program enrollment.

  • Mobile Testing Avoids Apps Blowups

Mobile Testing News Roundup: Google, Hilton and the Mobile App Impact

As mobile apps become more prevalent in our personal and professional lives, industry leaders are seeking ways to make their apps even better. We saw this idea of continual app improvement played out in mobile testing news stories this week. Some highlights: Google's 'Duo' becomes available for both Android and iOS; Hilton's CMO discusses Hilton's mobile app features; Google adds new functionality to its augmented reality platform; and PC Tech Magazine outlines the ways in

  • Connected Car Testing

Mobile Testing News Roundup: Netflix, Connected Cars and More

Here are the mobile testing topics in the news this week that got us excited. Netflix realizes its Internet speed testing website needed an app; TechRepublic breaks down what makes a mobile app successful; Bloomberg reports on the accelerated pace of connected cars and IoT; and a UK train ticket service uses customer analytics to improve mobile testing and digital quality. Read on for more details. Netflix Launches FAST Speed Test App for Simple Connection

  • Android N Developer

Announcing Android N Developer Preview Support

Today we're excited to announce support for Android N Developer Preview in the Perfecto Continuous Quality Lab. This new feature improves how mobile app development teams approach Android testing. Released on March 9 in a surprise move by Google (which usually unveils developer previews at Google I/O in May), Android N is expected to land in Q3 of this year. While Android Marshmallow is still ramping up and the majority of Android devices are still

Road Tested: Could Your App Survive a Girls Trip to Austin?

Three weeks ago, for New Year’s Eve, some of my girlfriends and I decided to head down south to Austin, TX for the slightly-warmer weather, the endless supply of barbecue, and all the Friday Night Lights feels that Austin has to offer. If you haven’t experienced all that is Austin, I recommend it. Just don't try dieting while you’re there. But this isn't a travel piece. This is about the moment I realized my entire

Mobile Market Landscape: 2015 Highlights

As we wrap up another year, we thought it would be fun and informative to take a look back at the mobile devices, operating system updates and trends that hit the market this year. Let's start with this bird's-eye view graphic of the important releases that made 2015 such an innovative year in mobile. Mobile Market 2015 Retrospective Calendar (Source: Perfecto's Digital Test Coverage Index report) There were more than 30 significant smartphones

Available Today! Perfecto’s Extension for Visual Studio

If you're a Visual Studio user, we have an early Christmas present for you: a fully-managed mobile testing lab integrated into the Visual Studio IDE. Go beyond functional testing and test end-user conditions early in your SDLC process with Perfecto's cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab (CQ Lab) integrated into Visual Studio. In a prior blog post, Perfecto announced how we've teamed up with Microsoft to help enterprises deliver apps faster and become more Agile by enabling

Perfecto Shortlisted for 2015-16 Cloud Awards

We're happy to announce Perfecto has made the shortlist in the 2015-2016 Cloud Awards Program. Now in its fifth year, the Cloud Awards accept entries from across the globe, including the U.S., Canada, Australasia and EMEA. Entries are accepted from organizations of any size and include start-ups and government agencies. This year's categories include Best Software as a Service, Data Innovation of the Year, "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution and Most Promising Start-Up. Perfecto has

Test Apps for iOS 9.0.2 in Perfecto’s CQ Lab

iOS 9 has been a major release for Apple, but not without some kinks. Bugs that, for example, make the lock screen vulnerable and the "Slide to upgrade" feature ineffective, were reported in the week after the iOS 9 release. Some of the bugs were remedied by a quick update, iOS 9.0.1. Yesterday, Apple announced a second update, iOS 9.0.2, to address several other bug fixes and improvements, including: A glitch with the setting that

How Will iOS9 Disrupt Your Mobile Quality Testing?

With the release of iOS 9 and new devices, mobile app dev/testers should be on high alert. There are going to be implications for new and existing apps in the market -- whether they are B2B or B2C apps. Let's look at the following categories to help assess the "hit" iOS 9 will have on your existing products and processes. Environment and lab With the iOS 9 release -- officially available for download on Sept.

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