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Cross-Browser Testing – Turning off browser auto-updates

For effective cross-browser testing, it can be useful to have a variety of different versions of different browsers on different platforms. In general, its very awkward (or impossible) to have different versions of the same browser on the same machine. Therefore, a way around this is [...]

iOS 6 Upgrade – Part 1 – Upgrade and Initial Thoughts

I've now upgraded my iPhone3GS from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 6. I  put this upgrade on hold, mainly due to a freelance iOS App Testing project I was working on requiring me to keep iOS 5.1.1 but also partly due to waiting for some fix version [...]

Sauce for Mac

Sauce Labs have recently released a free Mac App which allows you to use their online website testing platform via a desktop Mac App, rather than the usual method of via a browser. The Mac App can be downloaded for free via saucelabs.com/mac / or iTunes / [...]

Windows 8 touch screen laptop test drive

Yesterday, I tried out the Asus Vivobook S200E, a Windows 8 laptop with touch screen, courtesy of Currys in Oxford Street. I was very impressed, both in terms of the laptop and Windows 8 with touch screen. I think touch screens on laptops will take off [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:54+00:00November 23rd, 2012|Categories: New Tech, Windows 8|Tags: , , , , |

TestFlight – iOS App Delivery for Testing

I've now started using TestFlight, which enables simple delivery for iOS Apps for testing. The idea behind it is that iOS App developers setup a project that testers can be added to. The testers can then access the latest builds of the App as and when required [...]

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+00:00September 18th, 2012|Categories: Apple, Apps, bugs, iMac, iOS, iOS App Testing, OSX, Software Testing, Tablet|Tags: , , , , , |