New app rendering tool lands from Applitools
Thursday, March 5, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Applitools Announces General Availability of Ultrafast Grid - the Fastest, Most Reliable and Cost-Effective Cross Browser Testing Platform Available Today
More than 50 Global Fortune 500 Applitools customers are already executing tests up to 70x faster on Chrome, Safari, Edge and Internet Explorer
Applitools, the leading provider of Visual AI for intelligent funct...
Advertisers are ditching the open market report from PubMatic says
Thursday, August 22, 2019 by Brittany Hainzinger
PubMatic has released the findings of its second Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI), highlighting three key Q2 2019 trends to provide both advertisers and publishers with insights around mobile advertising, leading to smarter programmatic strategies and future mobile opportunities.
Findings show a remarkable ecosystem push towards higher mobile inventory quality and buyer ...
Mobile app testing market to be valued at $13.3B by 2026 report says
Monday, May 13, 2019 by Richard Harris
The mobile application testing solution market is anticipated to witness significant revenue growth during the forecast period, owing to rising demand across commercial and corporate sectors. Requirements for regression testing, the need to tackle issues caused due to device diversity, and increasing mobile applications such as m-commerce are the major drivers for the r...
Mobile continuous testing tools announced by Perfecto
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Perfecto has announced two new capabilities for mobile app developers to accelerate velocity as they take on greater responsibility for app quality. Perfecto’s Continuous Quality Lab for web, mobile, and IoT testing now supports both Google’s Espresso and Apple’s XCUITest test frameworks. Developing test automation directly within the code base supports testing every co...
Google DoubleClick Team Publishes Mobile App Monetization Bootcamp Series
Monday, January 11, 2016 by Richard Harris
The Google DoubleClick team recently published a four part Mobile Bootcamp series to help provide app publishers create strategies for reaching, engaging, and monetizing app audiences.Part 1 offers advice on how to grow an app audience. Presented by Cheney Tsai, a Mobile Solutions Consultant at Google, who recommends five steps to help developers connect with audie...
New uTest Community Offers QA and QE Software Testing Network
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by Richard Harris
We recently sat down with Matt Johnston from Applause to learn more about how their new uTest serves to provide QA and QE professionals world-wide with job seeking tools and networking connections to help advance their careers. Johnston is Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Applause and has more than a decade of marketing experience at companies ranging from...
App Quality Alliance Releases New Baseline Testing Criteria for Windows Apps
Monday, November 16, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
As part of its testing criteria and resources program, the App Quality Alliance (AQuA) has released a new set of baseline and accessibility testing criteria for Windows apps. AQuA is a global association focused on helping the app development industry improve and promote mobile app quality across all platforms.When using the Windows testing criteria, AQuA suggests that ...
Vungle Releases New Programmatic Private Marketplace for App Advertising
Thursday, September 17, 2015 by Richard Harris
Vungle’s new Vungle Premium offers a programmatic private ad marketplace which provides the ability to advertise through apps based on an app’s rising or falling popularity. The new mobile app video advertising platform combines first and third-party data into a proprietary algorithm with in-house analysis to identify the top-performing apps among the 12,000 ...
Android App Developers Can Improve Accessibility with New Testing Criteria
Monday, July 20, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
We recently reported that the App Quality Alliance (AQuA) was creating a set of accessibility tests designed to help Android app publishers make applications more accessible and easy to use for those with disabilities in certain categories including vision, hearing, speech, dexterity and cognition.The organization has now announced that the final version of the testing ...
App Quality Alliance Establishes New Android Accessibility Testing Criteria
Monday, June 8, 2015 by Richard Harris
To help publishers ensure their apps provide as much accessibility as possible for individuals with disabilities the App Quality Alliance (AQuA), with support from the Mobile Manufacturers Forum (MMF), has created a set of accessibility tests designed to help publishers make applications more accessible and easy to use for those with disabilities in certain categories -...
Applause Releases Updates to Its Mobile App Analytics Tool
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Applause has announced updates to its user sentiment tool mobile app analytics tool which crawls user reviews and star ratings from more than 30 million apps and 500 million app reviews in iOS and Android app stores across eight countries. The platform uses this information to offer competitive benchmarking, comparative analysis and more to provide a gauge of how a...
Android Development Sought On Christmas Eve By Hospitality Businesses
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Hospitality organizations are seeking out Android development on Christmas Eve. All hospitality businesses are desiring to stay ahead of their competition by including mobile offerings. Android apps in particular have been a sought out mobile app by hospitality companies such those in motel, hotel, traveler, tour and restaurant areas.ARC's 360 Travel Report&nb...
MagnifyMoney To Release Its First Annual Mobile Banking Satisfaction Study
Friday, December 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
MagnifyMoney is planning to release its first annual Mobile Banking Satisfaction Study. The founders of the company are former bankers turned consumer advocates. The study is a compilation of ratings of both Android and iOS banking apps.The study featured over 100 banks and credit unions. This also included 50 largest credit unions and 50 largest banks along ...
The Release of the Splunk MINT Platforms Extends Operational Intelligence to App Developers
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Splunk is offering two new real-time operational intelligence offerings - Splunk MINT Express and the beta of Splunk MINT Enterprise. The two new offerings allow developers to gain greater operational intelligence from their mobile apps. Splunk MINT Express is a cloud service which gives mobile app developers a fast path to application intelligence with analytics o...
Developers Who Are Gaming the System to be Kicked Out of Windows and Windows Phone Store
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
A recent post by Todd Brix on the Windows developer blog shows that Microsoft is taking seriously a problem every app store deals with – developers who created misleading app titles and descriptions to confuse users who think the apps are something they may not be.Here is what Brix had to say:As Windows Store expands to reach more customers in more markets with a growin...
And the Survey Says: Why Mobile Apps Fail and What Developers Can Do About It
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Perfecto Mobile has released a new survey “Why Mobile Apps Fail.” The results, based on responses from close to 900 individuals from a variety of industries including high tech, financial services and telecommunications, explored the top challenges faced by mobile app testers and end users.The survey shows that almost half of mobile app issues are identified by users, e...
AQuA Releases New Performance Testing Criteria for iOS and Android
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The App Quality Alliance (AQuA) has released its new Performance Testing Criteria for Android applications and Apple iOS apps. AQuA is a global association focused on helping the app development industry continually improve and promote mobile app quality, across all platforms.Performance Testing Criteria includes six tests which analyze the network performance...
Perfecto Mobile’s On Demand Webinar Series Provides Mobile Performance Testing Insight
Friday, May 23, 2014 by Richard Harris
Ok, we all understand that it’s not always easy to make time to catch a specific meeting, a training session, webinar etc. And I have to admit that this week I had one of those situations. I had planned to attend the Perfecto Mobile webinar on Wednesday and just prior to the event, had to jump on a conference call that went much longer than I had planned.Howev...
Faster Release Cycles + Burgeoning Operating Systems = Mobile User Satisfaction Crisis
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by Richard Harris
App quality might mean different things to different people, but in the end, the only people that really matter are the end users. It’s the same for enterprises and indie app developers alike, if your mobile offerings are not meeting the user’s expectations, bad things will happen.And the best code in the world can be bogged down by operating systems, devices/firmware, ...
Want To Make a High Quality App Avoid These Top 10 App Fails
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by Martin Wrigley
As the app stores become more crowded than ever, making money from apps
is increasingly difficult for developers. In fact analyst house Gartner is
predicting that through
to 2018 less than 0.01% of consumer mobile apps will be
considered a financial success by their developers. Consumers are spending mere
seconds deciding on which app to download and reviews are ma...
Less iOS App Rejections Could Result with New AQuA Testing Criteria for App Developers
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
App rejected = App Developer Dejected! We posed this very scenario in a recent article which hit a chord as it has been one our top read posts.
So its obvious that any help that developers can receive that improves the success rate of acceptance of their app in the App Store is a good thing! And the App Quality Alliance (AQuA) has offered its hand in app acceptance wit...
Google Updates Developer For Tablet Optimized Apps
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by Richard Harris
Tablets are the biggest springboard for developers to create something really grand. After all with sales still growing it's a no-brainer to develop for the larger screen devices and capture the tablet audience. Google has chimed in to remind Android developers of what is expected by them before publishing into their Play Store.Google says; "Before you publish an app on...
NEW PRODUCT: Applause a mobile app analytics product
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by Richard Harris
Want to know how your app compares to competitors? Check out Applause!From the makers of uTest for apps comes a new offering. It's called "Applause" and it analyzes more than 50 million app reviews across 1 million iOS and Android apps. It then synthesizes this data into a 0-100 Applause Score for each app and grades it across ten Applause Attributes. This data is...