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About Chelsea Franklin

Chelsea is a freelance editor and writer. She has a background in science and technology, and has a degree in English. Chelsea was able to check an item off her bucket list this year and publish her first book, I Created Galaxies For You. In her free time, she is working on her next book, blogging at, or traveling the world with her fiancé. You can follow Chelsea on Twitter at @chelsealeturtle.
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Duke University’s Autism and Beyond App

In the news this week, Duke University discussed its mobile research app, called Autism and Beyond. After the creation and testing of the app, the university, of course, needed to test its accuracy. Duke teamed up with global partners, including Pekin University in China, and has thus far seen very promising results. Over 2,000 people have participated in the study and the app has proven to be just as effective and accurate as autism experts.

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Google Pixel Phones, Home Device Up Game for Android Testing

This week, Google's Pixel smartphone took center stage and TechCrunch and other new outlets covered it in spades. The event boasted several announcements, including new mobile devices, Google Home, and even a new operating system. All clear signs that Google's ecosystem is evolving, furthering the need for rigorous Android testing. More devices, more Android testing opportunities Said to be completely focused on the Google experience, the sleek Pixel smartphone will be available October 20. It

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Microsoft Renews Focus on Mobile App Development

The news this week was thick with stories related to mobile app development from Microsoft's Ignite conference in Atlanta. WinBeta discussed Microsoft's notable mobile announcement. The software giant intends to renew its focus on Windows 10 Mobile and create its own devices (Could this be a Surface phone?). This is happening despite the company's plans to end production of its Lumia phones. Furthermore, Windows 10 Insider Preview was released this week for developers. What does

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iOS 10 and the Mobile Testing Challenges of New Releases

In the news this week, Software Development Times discussed mobile testing issues introduced with the release of iOS 10. Apple's latest version of iOS was not as radical a change as the company's previous OS releases. Instead the focus was on updates to features like messaging, calendar, photo and notes. As a result, the user adoption rate so far has been slower than the adoption rate of iOS 8 or 9. Last week, Apple also

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Mobile Testing News: The Importance of ‘Continuous’

Developers and testers typically look for speed and agility. Over the past few years the concept of continuousness in mobile testing has been added to that mix. DevTest teams are seeking continuous capabilities in development, testing and management. Software Testing News this week analyzed how the mobile testing space is being defined by this term, "continuous." More and more, mobile app capabilities can be achieved through continuous integration, testing and quality. Ultimately, the article states,

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Mobile Testing News Roundup: iOS 10, Mobile Overshadows Web

Here's what got us excited this week in mobile testing news: Apple released details on its upcoming OS release; CIO Review discussed automated testing; and data shows that mobile is now bigger than the web in terms of digital media usage. Read on for more details. Impending iOS 10 release In its keynote presentation this week, Apple announced the availability of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iOS 10. iOS 10 boasts improvements for apps

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Mobile Testing News Roundup: Apple TV Series, Cognitive Computing

In the news this week, we saw innovation for mobile testing, coding, user experience, and even television shows. A zero-code app platform was announced. Cognitive computing was used for a travel app in Orlando. UnitedHealthcare worked to give their app more functionality; and Apple released new information on its upcoming app-based TV series. Read on for more details. Travel app embraces cognitive computing The Orlando Tourism Board has developed a mobile travel app called WayBlazer

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Mobile Testing News Roundup: Mobile Development Tools, New Testing Conditions and the Best Security for Your App

As developers and users, we are constantly looking for ways to make our apps better with new tools and better testing. In the news this week, factors to consider when choosing a mobile app development tool are discussed; humidity is introduced as an app testing condition; and biometrics are named as the best for mobile app security. Read on for details. Factors to Consider When Selecting Mobile App Development Tools Choosing the right tool for

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Mobile Testing News Roundup: Google, Hilton and the Mobile App Impact

As mobile apps become more prevalent in our personal and professional lives, industry leaders are seeking ways to make their apps even better. We saw this idea of continual app improvement played out in mobile testing news stories this week. Some highlights: Google's 'Duo' becomes available for both Android and iOS; Hilton's CMO discusses Hilton's mobile app features; Google adds new functionality to its augmented reality platform; and PC Tech Magazine outlines the ways in