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Seating Arrangement
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Image by lisbokt
You may, or may not, remember my Pentax camera. Basically the last time I used this camera was for The Berries, which was a test roll. It took me several blank rolls of film to determine that the camera wasn’t properly loading them… So sad. I figured out how to work with it (Just taped the film into the camera) and hey! Works great.

This is such a simple scene but I really like it. I shot it digitally, too, but this has far more charm.

Guitar Player
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Image by Lutz-R. Frank
A (rough) first OOB exercise to check the concept – will need a bit more masking at the hair, but I thought its nice enough to share 😉

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Testing New Firestorm – RAW
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merry christmas (just testing)
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Image by mugley
Merry Christmas everyone!

Just mucking around with the new toy here. Early observations:

– It’s solid and weighty. Makes the D70 feel like a 400D.
– It’s unforgiving of bad technique. The resolution is fine enough to show up sloppy handheld work.
– I haven’t been blown away by the viewfinder. Definitely an improvement on the D70, but not a huge step up from a D80. Doesn’t even come close to my F-801s.
– The LCD *is* something to be blown away by.
– Raw files are huge. The same card that used to hold 377 photos now holds 77.
– I now need yet another cable release.
– Noise handling is pretty impressive. You could just about leave the camera on ISO 800 permanently. ISO 6400 is about as noisy as 1600 on the D70.
– There’s something really shweet about how it handles colour. Can’t quite put my finger on it, might just be a bit depth thing.
– It’s going to take me a fair while to master this baby.

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Ziva
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Image by Nicholas Erwin
I just recently got the Nikon 85 f1.8G..what an amazing lens! So sharp, producing excellent colors so far from my tests. I took advantage of Nikon’s rare lens only rebate and only paid 6 for this lens! Now you can’t beat that..used ones are sell for more!

This was just a test picture I took of my cat, Ziva using the 85mm and a the SB-700. Focus is pretty tag sharp and I was surprised how well her eyes are in focus even at f/2.0! Granted, its not perfect..but I’m glad I don’t have the back focus issues with the D7000..mine has been perfect!

The Corner Test
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Image by Tangent~Artifact, here sometimes 🙂
Time for some link sharing 🙂

It’s not a dedication or a tribute, even less an attempt to imitate, but here I was particularly inspired by one the most talented photographer around, certainly the best from different perspectives. I’m talking of Gary Isaacs, someone who let us dream of a thousand stories through just one picture.

Interestingly, I was directed to his stream by another one of the best here, my dear friend Azli Jamil. Besides many other things, thanks Az for sharing that kind of knowledge with newbies 🙂 Because, if you rely on Explore, you won’t find Gary…

I used again a texture from Solitaire Miles. Solitaire is not only a great graphic artist, but also a wonderful jazz vocalist. If you like jazz… Check it out!

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The Madness of Molly
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Image by Mrs eNil
Molly is a complicated cat. Her life is a constant reboot. In the mornings she doesn’t have a clue who she is, who her sister is, who we are, where she lives and what life is all about. Gradually during the day she begins to remember and slightly relaxes. However, if anyone does anything the remotest bit different from normal routine (like shutting a door that’s usually open) she freaks!

She lives on her nerves and has a permanent fear of being taken to the vets. You may have read of her escapes through locked cat flaps on my facebook page. Once she even broke right through one breaking the plastic into pieces.

We have had a particularly bad couple of days. She had to go to the vet as she keeps scratching her ears and she has made them very sore and bleeding. The whole routine of getting her into the basket to go to the vets is traumatising for both of us!

The outcome is that she has an allergy but, predictably, the vet couldn’t say what to. So the first step is steroid tablets. Then blood tests and then exclusion diets. I’m not sure that Molly and I can go through all that.

So we started with the steroid tablets. Day 1 – no problems, slipped one inside a prawn and she ate it. Day 2 – she eats the prawn and spits out the tablets – constantly. So I try to grab her and force the tablet down which freaks her completely so she breaks through the cat flap again (around midnight)! She wakes us up about an hour later screeching outside. I go downstairs call her but she won’t come in. I leave her to it.

This morning I go downstairs only to discover I have accidentally locked her out of the house for the night. Needless to say she wouldn’t come near me!

Eventually she has come indoors and I know that by tonight all will be well with Molly’s world (til the tablet incident again…) and she will relax with us until the nightly reboot!!!

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We’ll Make This Dream Last Forever
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Image by John Westrock
The last few weeks I’ve been testing out Lensbaby’s newest and soon to be released "Twist 60 Optic" for use with the Lensbaby Composer Pro (also available with a mount).

If you’re using a Composer Pro you have to make sure the lens is situated straight. After that, it’s a joy to use. The swirly bokeh is similar to the Petzval lens and the Helios 40-2 as well as a plethora of other vintage lenses that all cost much more than the Twist 60. Unlike the Petzval and the Helios 40-2, there’s no monkeying around with awkward ways of setting aperture. Focus is smooth and as accurate as any other Lensbaby optic. I do recommend using live view and zooming in to make sure things are in focus if you’re going for a tack sharp image when using one of these lenses.

All in all, it’s a very fun lens to use. I will be adding one to my Lensbaby kit. I’ll be sharing more images I shot with this lens in the near future that actually show the awesome swirly bokeh. But for now, I leave you with this photo that features a non-traditional use of a Lensbaby.

Technical specs:
* Focal length: 60mm
* Aperture: f/2.5 – f/22
* Minimum focusing distance: 18in / 45.7cm
* Aperture Blades: 12

Settings for this photo:
* Focal length: 60mm
* Aperture: f/2.5
* Exposure: 3.2 seconds
* ISO: 50

Kerry Park / Seattle, WA

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74 of 365/2- My last parent/teacher conference EVER!
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Seventeen years ago, my eldest child entered Kindergarten. I have not missed a single parent/teacher conference since. The disabled guy never went to these before he was disabled because he was at work (briefly, in the Army, she turned five his last year in and after that, over-the-road trucker. Then, the stroke and he never went).

Early on, I used to make him go. He’d sit there and smile and nod while the teacher talked to me. But, that early in the time following his stroke, he was downright cranky and hard to deal with. And I was learning as we were going and I decided to pick my battles. Getting him to eat enough each day was a battle I was willing to fight. Getting him to shower daily was a battle I was willing to fight. Forcing him to go into the school every three months- not one I was willing to fight.

So, I did it all. Every single one. And there was one year I had three kids at three different schools. I hated parent/teacher conferences. Not because of my kids- hell, no. My kids are fantastic. Even the boy. He had a few years where his thing was not to turn in homework, but to ace all his tests and pass the class with a solid C. Perfectly average grade.

I hated conferences because they were inconvenient and after elementary school, not geared for any kind of ease for the parent. And that’s fine, really. Because even in middle school, the conferences didn’t bother me. March 3, 2006 was parent/teacher conferences at the middle school. I had a 7th grader (the girl pictured above) and 8th grader (the boy). The older kid was a junior in high school that year. At 7 AM, I walked out my back door to take my old wooden cane to the shop so the disabled guy could paint it for me. I was going to give it away. I slipped and fell on the ice. It wasn’t even proper ice. It was a thick layer of frost that looked like fluffy coconut frosting on a cake. I tore up my right knee for the 8th or 9th time in about 20 years. I was screaming in agony and calling for help. The pain still makes me cringe. The kids came running. The disabled guy did not. Kat (the oldest) got a patio chair for me to lift myself up on and Jase (the boy) went into the house and got the set of crutches we had.

I still went to parent/teacher conferences at 8 AM at the middle school. Except the teachers came downstairs to the office to see me so I wouldn’t have to traipse all over the school to see them. At 930 AM, after dropping the kids off at home, I drove myself to the ER.

And now we know that day was the beginning of the end. That was the real start to everything else that culminated with my getting my knee replaced in 2009 and finally being diagnosed properly with fibromyalgia. (and between March 2006 to December 2008, I gained far too much weight because I was unable to exercise).

So, my March 2006 conference at the high school- on crutches. May 2006, I was using the cane that I had planned on giving away. Every subsequent parent/teacher conference was using one cane, till 2007 when I started using two canes. 2009, March’s conferences were right before the knee-replacement surgery- so two canes. May 2009, I got out of the hospital at noon on a Tuesday (I had been in overnight for the "manipulation under anesthesia" which is a tame way of saying, "we’re gonna knock your ass out and bend your knee for you to break up those adhesions"- which is a nice way of saying "scar tissue"). So I got out of the hospital on that Tuesday and that Thursday, I was at the parent/teacher conferences in a borrowed wheelchair.

What bothered me about the high school’s parent/teacher conferences the last five years is that they would change up the entry point. The conferences are in the "big gymnasium" (they have two gyms, a big one and a small one) and the teachers are set up at tables in alphabetical order. Easy-peasy-rice-and-cheesy. Except that it was a lot of standing and waiting because it was open to all from 4 PM to 7 PM. But, the first couple years, they had the entry point right there at the big gym doors. Go in, get your paperwork, sign in, go in and that’s it. Then one day, out of the blue, they had us going halfway up the length of the school to the entrance to the small gym to sign in and get our paperwork, then walking all the way back down to the big gym. Plus, I had to go down two ramps. Using two canes. I was in agony already, from having walked from the parking lot to the proper doors, only to walk all the way back up to the other entrance then all the way back down again. It was ridiculous.

When I asked about it, the staff at the sign-in table would say it wasn’t true, that they had always signed in at this door. "Bullshit," I’d reply (I didn’t care anymore), "I’ve been here X-number of years and this is the first time…" or whatever… they would even mix it up over the course of the year! So I’d park near the door only to find out I had to schlep all the way back to the other.

I came to loathe parent/teacher conferences.

And now… I am DONE!

NEVER AGAIN!!

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1950s Bristol Shoppers queue to get a bargain in the sales
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In the 1950s, the mangle, crisps and dance hall admissions were popular. 1950s saw the introduction of fish fingers, electric fires, washing machine, ink and toilet paper.

Most food shopping in the 1950s was done every day and from local shops. Not every household owned a car or a refrigerator, so food shopping was part of the housewife’s daily routine.

It would have been quite normal to visit separate shops for your bread (bakers), meat (butchers), vegetables (greengrocers), fish (fishmongers) etc. It was quite common too, for tradesmen to deliver their goods direct to the housewife. Groceries and greengroceries were often delivered each week in a motorised van and milk was delivered every day.

1957: Only a handful of shops in the country were self-serve (pay as you go out). The first Sainsbury’s to try out this innovation was opened in June 1950 in Croydon.

2007: There are more than 33,500 supermarkets and convenience stores in the UK

A shopping basket in the 1950s would have included items such as: wild rabbits, mangles, corsets, candles, wireless licence and gramophone records.

Fresh fruit and vegetables came mainly from Britain, so strawberries would be in the shops for just a few weeks in the summer, and there would have been no fresh peas, beans or salads vegetables during the winter months.

In the 1950s, a typical home had a cooker, vacuum cleaner and a plug-in radio. Only 33 per cent of households had a washing machine. Most people were still doing their washing by hand.

Only 15 per cent had a fridge and freezers and tumble dryers were scarcely heard of. Only 10 per cent of the population had a telephone. People listen to gramophone records.

Most families’ entertainment came from the radio (or ‘wireless’) or through listening to 78rpm records on a gramophone. However, a single event in 1953 gave a huge boost to the uptake of television. This was the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2nd June 1953 at Westminster Abbey. Cameras had never before been allowed inside Westminster Abbey for a coronation, and the general public were thrilled to be able to watch the event live. Families crowded into the home of anyone lucky enough to have a television to watch the event.

Two-thirds of homes owned a television. The programmes were shown in black and white. A second and commercialised TV channel was added in 1955.

People spent most of their leisure time at home – reading, listening to the radio, watching television or pursuing hobbies. The most popular hobbies were knitting and needle-work for women, and gardening for men.

Children spent a lot of time playing with other children outdoors. They also enjoyed a range of hobbies such as stamp collecting.

Families enjoyed playing board games such as Monopoly, Ludo, and Snakes and Ladders.

There was a craze for yo-yos, 3D-spectacles, I-Spy books and hoola hoops in the late 1950s.

It was an era when women stayed at home, a 9-to-5 job meant just that, workers had a job for life and nobody had a Blackberry to ruin their holidays.

1950s when most Britain’s spent their holidays in the UK.

In 1952, just four per cent of people worked part-time. Today, the number has ballooned to one in four workers, equal to astonishing 26 per cent of the entire workforce.

Today’s workers may whinge that they are over-worked, but it was their parents or grandparents in the 1950s who had a lot more to complain about.

On average, workers did a 48-hour week in 1952. Today, a typical worker with a full-time job does only 37 hours.

Of all the seismic changes, it is probably the type of jobs that people did which have changed most dramatically.

In 1952, 8.7million people worked in manufacturing. Today, the number is a paltry 2.5million.

Around 880,000 worked in ‘mining and quarrying’, compared to 60,000 today, while the number working in agriculture, forestry and fishing has tumbled from 725,000 to 460,000.

There are some jobs which barely existed 60 years ago. In 1952, there were only around 20,000 people working in personnel, compared to today’s army of around 400,000.

But some things that never change. Around six million people worked in the public sector, which is exactly the number which currently make up the State workforce.

And how many people did not work? Not very many, according to the report, which shows that the number of working women was much higher than expected.

Around one in two women of working age had a job in the 1950s, compared to two-thirds today.

Local Bristol Stories that made the news in 1950s

Feb 7th 1952

Ethel May Challenger (24) 2, Akeman Way Avonmouth, previously charged in Bristol with attempted suicide by drinking zinc solution was today put on probation for two years. Dr. J. L. Faull said Challenger had brooded over problems of money and rearing five young children. Her husband was told by the magistrates: " Your wife needs all the help you can give her."

Aug 1952

Two coloured stowaways Cyril Benjamin Mcleod of Jamaica, and Philip Bertand of Dominica, who were arrested at Avonmouth Docks when the s.s. Cavina berthed, were sent to prison for 21 days in Bristol. Bertand said: ‘Things were very bad in the West Indies – there is no work.’ Mcleod said he was a graduate of an agricultural traing centre, and wished to work as a dairyman.

Aug 12th 1952

Harold Edward Peacock (52) Dorian Road, Horfield, was fined £5 in Bristol court for stealing 6lb of onions, from Southmead Hospital market garden.

Aug 12th 1952

Six hundred filmgoers sang community songs to while away the time when the power failure stopped the projectors at the Kingsway Cinema, Two Mile Hill, Kingswood, for 90 minutes last night.

The cinema was almost full of customers who came to see a popular film – the Marx Bros, in ‘Cassablanca’ – when, during the showing of the ‘trailers’ of fourth coming films the screen went blank. The main film was due to be screened 10 minutes later, at 6.10 p.m. The manager, Mr. John Crew, immediately went on the stage and explianed what had occurred. He told the audience that any one who wanted to leave would be given complimentary tickets for tonight’s show.

‘A few people left, but most stayed and entertained themselves with singing songs’. The power came back on at 7.30 and the cinema was able to show the complete film.

Feb 7th 1952

Bristol Fire Brigade were today damping down the smouldering ruins of the blaze in St. Pauls Street, where the damage is estimated at £40,000.

As the blaze ravaged adjoining tannery offices and warehouses, explosions rocked a wide area, and hundreds of people dashed for shelter as burning debris rained down. The premises belonging to Messrs. J. R. Hawkins and Co., leather manufactures and Messrs. Wilkinson nand Riddell (Bristol). Ltd., textile merchants. The fire which started inn the tannery, gutted Messrs Hawkins workshops, burnt out a large part of offices and destroyed a warehouse belonging to the textile firm. The flames fanned by a hign wind, threatened nearby houses in Orange street, as firemen fought to control the blaze.

A young boy Royston John Hurley of Claremount Street., Stapleton had a very lucky escape when a three- foot piece of drain pipe fell from the blazing tannery. It struck him on the leg causing only slight injury. This was the third fire in the tannery in the past three months. It was the largest post-war fire in Bristol and took 48hrs to bring the fire under control.

November 1958

It’s interesting, but not really surprising, to find that 50 years ago the weather – in another gloomy November week – was dominating the headlines. Fog enveloped Bristol – or at least the Eastville and Fishponds areas of the city – (aided, no doubt, by pollution from the many coal fires) almost paralysing transport.

By 11pm visibility at Filton was down to five yards, with traffic almost at a standstill on the Gloucester Road. But while the city suffered, the Bristol Evening Post said that many country areas were clear. Despite this, the Aust ferry – which carried passengers and cars over to Chepstow – was cancelled indefinitely. Dense fog was reported at Portishead. No aircraft were arriving or leaving from Whitchurch airport and there was a complete hold-up of sailings from both Avonmouth and the City Docks.

Trains were arriving from London up to half an hour late and city businessmen were taking an unprecedented 50 minutes to get to work from places such as Clifton and Henleaze. It was chaos. Other news of the week concerned bus drivers and conductors (they were the ones who took the money and gave you tickets in those far off days) who were due get a pay rise of 11 shillings a week (just over 50p). Maintenance workers, however, were only to get eight shillings and 3p a week more.

The unions had been asking for between 16 and 33 shillings. As it was estimated that the rise would cost the Bristol bus company an extra £100,000 a year, guess what? Yes, you’re right – fares went up by 2p and 3p the following week.

You’ll no doubt be pleased to hear that busmen of all grades would now be getting between £7 and £8 a week – with drivers getting £7 and 18 shillings. That, incidentally, was about the average wage in those days. Of interest – if only because it’s recently been announced that it’s on the way back – was the Corporation’s collecting of kitchen waste to use in pig swill. The average weekly collection totalled 300 tons which, after ‘treatment’ yielded about 260 tons of so-called ‘Bristol pudding’, collected by farmers and used for pig food.

Only five other cities in the country had such a service, and Bristol’s was considered to be the best. Chief credit for this, said the Post proudly, were the city’s housewives. Each week they filled 130,000 specially- provided bins. People were being asked politely not to put their cutlery in the bins – the pigs didn’t like it.

Still on the subject of housewives, many of them (if not all) were delighted to hear that purchase tax was to be withdrawn on household brushes, brooms and mops (remember them, the stringy ones?). The idea was to help the trade, rather than the household purse, especially as many blind and disabled persons derived their living from it. Still, people must have been revelling in domestic bliss back then – one festive street ad suggesting: ‘She’ll love a Hoover Steam Iron for Christmas’. Such a wonderful present at only £4 19 shillings and 6p. Want a tip? Don’t take that advice today.

Some items of great concern for those interested in this great city’s illustrious past popped up in the Press 50 years ago. One was a story about the Hogarth altar piece, three oil paintings commissioned by the Vestry of St Mary Redcliffe some 250 years ago. This triptych – which had been in store for some 80 years – was being handed over to the Corporation of Bristol to be hung on public view in the City Art Gallery. So where, you are entitled to ask, is this priceless Bristol treasure now? As far as I know (and I might very well be wrong) it’s still languishing in the abandoned St Nicholas church museum, locked away from public view.

Bristol’s reverence for its past was also revealed in a story about the last service to be held at the Old King Street Baptist Church in Broadmead. This chapel had a longer history than any other Baptist church in the city – it was founded at Quakers Friars in 1640 and it moved to Old King Street in 1815 – so of course it was being demolished. The reason? It was in the way of the ‘new’ Broadmead shopping area.

The congregation moved to Redland. Another one of Bristol’s treasures, on the other hand, was getting a thorough inspection. Brunel’s suspension bridge was closed for the week to all but pedestrians while workmen began examining and testing one of the two cross-girders. The old one, removed and taken away to be tested ‘to destruction’, was to be replaced by one coated with zinc.

A shocking Bristol court case that made the headlines 50 years ago concerned a ‘savage assault’ allegedly made by a 35-year-old Southmead man on his wife using a broken milk bottle.

The couple, the court was informed, had been married 15 years and had three children, aged six, 12 and 14. Their life together had not been happy, and three months previously the man had put his wife ‘out of the house’. She had moved into lodgings, but then resorted to prostitution. There was evidence, it was said, that the husband had received some of the money earned this way. On the evening of the alleged assault, the couple had been out drinking.

There was a quarrel on the way home and the man told his wife: ‘I’ll rip your face so that no man will look at you.’ She was crying when they reached the house, so their 14-year-old daughter made a cup of tea. After using bad language, which the daughter tried to stop, the man threw his cup of tea over his wife. ‘As she stood up he punched her hard in the mouth with his left hand,’ said the prosecution. ‘She fell back against the wall.

Then he picked up a milk bottle, smashed it against the wall and took hold of his wife by the back of the head. ‘Holding her with his left hand, he struck her repeatedly in the face with the jagged glass, causing very severe injuries. She was taken to hospital and had 16 stitches inserted, 14 in the face.’ In evidence, the wife said that while they were walking home her husband said ‘I’ll ‘chiv’ you’. During the alleged attack she felt a sharp pain and everything went red. She told the court: ‘He was saying ‘I’ll finish you off’ and dragged me up by my hair and slung me around the room.’ A policeman said that when he went to the house the woman’s face was badly cut and bleeding.

‘All she could say was, ‘take him away, he’s mad’.’ In his defence, the husband said that he had told his wife that if she did not change her ways he would change them for her for the sake of the children.

He had made allegations against his wife, and his eldest daughter slapped his face. ‘She started to yell and shout and I lost my temper and struck her,’ he said. ‘She fell face down among the glass from the broken milk bottle and that was how her face got cut. ‘I did not actually intend to cause the injuries – I threw the milk bottle at her and it smashed against the wall. While I was punching her, her face was twisting about and must have been going into the broken glass.’ The man was committed for trial – on a surety of £100 – at Bristol Assize (the old Crown Court). The jury found him guilty.

6 Reasons Why We See a Rise in Mobile Apps Testing

So each business needs to explore ways to optimize the application’s functionality and performance to make it popular and profitable. Most businesses nowadays deploy seasoned QA professionals to assess the mobile app’s look, feel, functionality, performance, and user experience thoroughly. There are also a number of reasons why many businesses are making and implementing comprehensive mobile testing plans.
6 Reasons Why Most Modern Businesses Test Mobile App Thoroughly
1) Cross Platform Mobile App development
While planning mobile apps, most businesses nowadays target several popular mobile operating systems like Android, iOS and Windows Phone. There are also a number of advanced tools that enable developers to create the same application for different platforms using a single code base. But the businesses still need to ensure that the mobile app deliver quality user experience regardless of the mobile operating system. The QA professionals test the app thoroughly on each platform, and identify the flaws affecting the application’s performance.
2) Device Fragmentation
While planning a mobile app, businesses also need to target a wide variety of devices powered by the same mobile operating system. For instance, each business wants its iOS app to run on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Likewise, it has to target various models of smartphones, tablets and phablets while planning Android apps. But the screen size, resolution and other hardware characteristics of individual devices differ. So the business needs to ensure that the app delivers quality user experience across many devices. The QA professionals have to assess the app’s look, feel, performance and functionality across multiple devices to make the users access the app regularly.
3) Frequent Operating System Updates
Apple, Google and Microsoft update their respective mobile operating systems at regular intervals. Each updated version of the mobile platform comes with several new features and performance improvements to deliver richer user experience. Thus, the mobile app scenario is transformed each time a mobile operating system is updated. The users further expect the mobile app to take advantage of the new features included in the most recent version of the operating system. So the testers have to assess the impact of changes made to the code to ensure that the app functions flawlessly on the latest version of the mobile platform.
4) Emphasis on Resource and Battery Consumption
The most recent version of iOS and Android enable users to identify the mobile apps that affect the device’s battery life and consume more memory resources. The features make it easier for users to identify and uninstall the resource-hungry apps. So the businesses need to ensure that their apps do not consume additional memory resources. But the amount of resources consumed by the application will vary from one device to another. So the QA professionals must monitor the application’s performance across a variety of device to ensure that they do not consume extra battery and memory resources.
5) More Focus on UI and UX
To make a mobile app popular, each enterprise has to focus on its user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). Recently Apple enables users to accomplish tasks through 3D touch on iPhone 6 and iPad Pro. Likewise, the users also have option to use a stylus and an improved keyboard while using iPad Pro. So the businesses must create mobile UIs that take advantage of these new features. Likewise, they also need to ensure that the mobile app delivers quality UX on each device and operating system. So it becomes essential for businesses to deploy experienced testers to assess the application’s UI and UX thoroughly. The test results will also help them to launch apps with optimized UI and UX.
6) Optimizing App’s Performance in Different Environments
Unlike conventional software applications, the mobile apps are used in a wide variety of environments. For instance, a person may access the mobile apps with a number of data networks including 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi. So the testers need to assess the performance of the application with slow, fast and no internet connection. Likewise, they need to assess if the app can identify the exact location of the users and deliver more localized information. While making a mobile testing strategy, managers clearly mention the environments and conditions under which the app’s performance needs to be tested. Thus, the QA professionals can test the app’s performance under various environments and the bottlenecks affecting its performance in each environment.
The QA professionals need to perform a variety of tests to assess the quality of mobile apps accurately. That is why; most businesses invest in mobile app testing tools to get more accurate test results. Many enterprises even opt for cloud-based testing to complete all required tests within a shorter amount of time. However, they also perform certain tests manually to assess the user experience delivered by the mobile app effectively.
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