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Android devices fail twice as much as iOS devices says new report
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by Richard Harris
Each quarter, mobile experts compare the features and performance of iOS and Android smartphones. In the third quarter of 2017, Apple’s iPhones came out victorious in the battle, with the Android device failure rate (30 percent) being nearly double that of the iOS device failure rate (16 percent), according to the Q3 2017 State of Mobile Device Performance and Health re...
Androids failing at double the rate of iPhones
Thursday, September 14, 2017 by Richard Harris
As the two main players in the mobile space, the Android and iOS operating systems are at constant odds with one another for market share and performance. In the second quarter of 2017, Android devices struggled to keep pace with the performance of iPhones. In fact, Android devices had a failure rate worldwide of 25 percent - that is more than double the failure rate of...
App Developer Magazine September Issue is Now Live with Insights and the Top News on Mobile Development
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by Richard Harris
For those of us in the United States, it’s back to the drudgery of work after a nice three day Labor Day holiday weekend. Hopefully, this issue of App Developer Magazine will help make the week go by easier!Like all issues, the September magazine provides a highlight of the previous month’s biggest news and announcements as well as insightful commentary from experts wit...
Jailbreaking: Valuable Shortcut or Dangerous Practice for Mobile Developers
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 by Joe Schulz
Jailbreaking - exploiting vulnerabilities in the iOS to thwart technological protections instituted by Apple and gain root access to the iOS operating system - has been a tool for developers and testers (and savvy users) almost as long as the mobile iOS has existed (since 2007, according to publish reports). Its popularity has risen and fallen (based largely on how well...
App Promotion Via Podcasts
Monday, July 21, 2014 by Artyom Dogtiev
It was the summer of 2005 when Apple introduced iTunes version 4.9 to support a new phenomena of that day - Podcasts. The novelty of Podcasts gave people an entirely new channel to listen to. It covered various topics in order to satisfy their hobby of recorded radio broadcasts without having to listen to them at a specific time.Suddenly, people could subscribe to a spe...
CEO of AppGratis Speaks Out
Friday, April 12, 2013 by Richard Harris
Last week the AppGratis app promotion and discovery app was yanked from the Apple Apple store shortly after it's ipad debut, which came as a surprise because pre-launch negotiations with Apple had cleared the app for launch. Apparently most of this can be attributed to a rouge Apple employee that maybe "didn't get the memo". CEO of AppGratis, Simon Dawlat has rele...
TestPlant launches eggOn for full control mobile app testing
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by Richard Harris
TestPlant launches eggOn for full control mobile app testingeggOn gives full device control of iOS and Android mobiles without jailbreakingLondon, UK, and Boulder, CO – February 20, 2013 – TestPlant (www.testplant.com), the automated software testing company, today announced the forthcoming release of eggOn, a new development in mobile app testing te...