Is your Mobile Testing Strategy good enough for the Marketplace?

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With a funding round of $1.1bn (£850m) at a valuation of $45bn, Xiaomi was overwhelmingly the most valuable start-up in 2014. Shockingly, just 18 months since the last funding a new analysis indicated that Xiaomi’s worth fell down to a massive low of less than $4bn. This left everyone guessing.

One of the key reasons identified was that the brand could not take a step further enough to perceive and effectively address market / consumer needs. This dipped its market share, which competition took away.
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Mobile Testing with Simulators, Emulators, & Physical Devices: Understanding the Difference

Mobile Testing with Simulators, Emulators, & Physical Devices: Understanding the Difference

Mobile testing today has become a nightmare due to the huge number of devices and configurations that mobile apps and websites need to be cross-checked against. These tests must confirm the smooth running of apps if an organization wants to retain and grow its database of users – who can, otherwise, very easily move on to other apps by competitors.
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10 Critical Activities to Test Security of Mobile Applications

10 Critical Activities to Test Security of Mobile Applications

3G and 4G network enabled smart phones are today being used more and more for accessing the Internet, for performing financial, business, and social transactions, and for media consumption. However, the safety of the data being consumed by the end user using the apps distributed via mobile application stores, poses a big security issue.
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4 Top Challenges of Mobile Application Testing & How to Overcome Them

4 Top Challenges of Mobile Application Testing & How to Overcome Them

Today, every day, thousands of new apps are uploaded. With apps integration now possible into cars, wearable tech and home appliances, people download them by billions on their smart devices – tablets, smartphones, vehicles, watches, kitchen appliances, etc. – only to move on to download an alternative if the app is not up to their standards or doesn’t fulfil their needs. This increasing intolerance towards below-par performance, device compatibility issues, functional defects, or poor user experience makes mobile testing of apps a business critical function.
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Non-Functional Testing Aspects of Mobile Apps

The term “non-functional testing” refers to testing those aspects of a software application, that may not be connected with a defined user action or function (for example, security, scalability, behavior).

So let’s go through some of the features of an app that aren’t related to functionality:

  • App performance in normal scenarios
  • App behavior when the system is loaded with many users
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