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News: 2 June 2014 – iOS 8, OSX 10.10 Yosemite, Swift

iOS 8 and OSX 10.10 Yosemite were announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) 2014 in San Francisco. Also another big announcement - at least to developers - was that Swift will be the new language replacing Objective-C. iOS 8 and OSX 10.10 Yosemite are due [...]

TechTestLondon website launched

I've recently been working on a new website - www.TechTestLondon.com - which I've built in WordPress, using the Envision theme. TechTestLondon covers the booming world of Wearable Tech, Smartwatches & Connected Tech and the apps that make the tech work – and also promotes the App [...]

News: 22 October 2013 – Apple’s October 2013 event – new iPads, release of OSX Mavericks

At their October 2013 event, Apple announced some new iPads, the release of OSX Mavericks as a free upgrade and also more on other products, such as the latest Mac Pro. iPad Air The new top of the range iPad is called the iPad Air, due [...]

Trying out Droplr

Having used the excellent Dropbox almost exclusively for file-sharing over the last year, I thought it was about time I tried something different, to compare and contrast to Dropbox. The similar-sounding Droplr has been around a while and the write-ups I've seen for it have always [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:27+01:00February 13th, 2013|Categories: Apps, Cloud, iMac, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, OSX, Other Tech, Storage, Tablet|Tags: , , , , |

Problem with iTunes 11 and Apple TV?

Apple TV 2nd Gen Here's a little tip for anyone who's experiencing problems watching movies via their Apple TV, having recently upgraded to iTunes 11. I had this issue last night and thought it might take a lot of messing around to come up [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:40+01:00January 26th, 2013|Categories: Apple, iMac, iPad, OSX, Problems, Tablet, Upgrades|Tags: , |

iPad Website Testing – Debug Console

Here's a simple little testing tip when testing websites on the iPad, using the Safari browser. Turning on the Debug Console before starting testing will help identify any errors which may occur during the testing. The error messages will be shown in the Debug Console and [...]

iOS App Testing – Crash Reports – Part 2

Part 2 covers how to obtain Crash Reports from iOS Devices by using Apps on your iOS device, after there has been an iOS App Crash The following Apps allow you to see Console logs on your iPhone and/or iPad: System Console - by Electric Labs Console [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:13+01:00September 18th, 2012|Categories: Apple, Apps, bugs, iMac, iOS, iOS App Testing, OSX, Software Testing, Tablet|Tags: , , , , |

iOS App Testing – Crash Reports – Part 1

Having tested several iOS Apps via the uTest platform, on both iPhone and iPad devices, I thought I'd share some of the tips and tricks I've picked up while doing this. iOS App Crashes A crashing iOS App is seen as the most serious type of [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:15+01:00September 18th, 2012|Categories: Apple, Apps, bugs, iMac, iOS, iOS App Testing, OSX, Software Testing, Tablet|Tags: , , , , , |

Mobile Development Platforms – iOS, Android, Blackberry, Kindle Fire

Updated: 22 May 2012  I've done some research into the different Mobile Development Platforms, as there's now so many different offerings from different manufacturers. Here's the current state of play:- iPhone / iPad  Objective-C using iOS development platform Android Java using Android SDK development platform BlackBerry [...]