Mobile Is More Important Than Ever – Neotys Testing Roundup

1. Hands-On Mobile App Testing is available

Mobile testing is important to us here at Neotys. So we wanted to pass along information about this new book, Hands-On Mobile App Testing, aimed at anyone interested in mobile apps and mobile testing, ranging from junior to expert mobile testers who are already involved in mobile development teams. This book is also ideal for software test managers who need to manage mobile testing teams or to select a mobile test strategy. It’s also great for software testers who are new to this topic and want to switch to mobile technologies.

Each chapter focuses on the practical side of mobile testing. Sure, there are some theoretical parts, but most of the content is based on author Daniel Knott’s real-life experience as a mobile tester.

Click to learn more about the book Hands-On Mobile App Testing and purchase it if you are so inclined.

2. The Ins and Outs of Writing an Effective Mobile Bug Report

If you find a bug within a mobile app, you need to report it in order to get it fixed. Filing mobile bug reports requires some additional information that the developers need in order to reproduce and fix the bug.

But what is important when filing a mobile bug? What should a bug report look like? Before I answer those two questions, I want to raise another one: “Why even send a bug report?”

Here’s part 1 of a multi-part series about writing effective mobile bug reports, direct from the uTest community blog.

3. Facebook Looking to Expand Mobile Advertising Reach

Online advertising is a serious business. Spending is expected to reach $121 billion in 2014, largely due to a boost from mobile computing in the last few years.

Facebook is going to be relaunching the advertising platform they got when they acquired Atlas Solutions from Microsoft early last year, with the hope of pushing their way up in the world of mobile advertising by leveraging the extensive user data they have to target specific groups of people.

Check out this article to learn a little more about why this is such an important part of Facebook’s strategy, and what it says about the importance of the mobile experience.

4. Apple Set To Release Its Flagship Products (iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus) in at Least 115 Countries By The End Of 2014

Technology titan Apple Inc will attempt to ride on the crest of the momentum its flagship phones (iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus) have gathered for the past several weeks by penetrating more than 115 countries and territories in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa from October 2014 and onwards.

The touted iPhones will make its presence felt densely populated China and India, two of the world’s smartphone markets in the world beginning on October 17 this year.

That’s a whole lot of users who will be buying new mobile devices – many for the first time ever.

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