Mobile Testing

Mobile application development | Why do most Mobile Apps fail?

The shift to mobile application development is impacting companies of all shapes and sizes, making it one of the most competitive ventures. From social media to shopping, navigation, and so much more, digital users spend hours utilizing the millions of apps available literally at their fingertips. With so much choice, users aren’t likely to give any app a second chance, and many people don’t. In fact, almost 35% of mobile app engagements last less than a minute, suggesting users don’t take long to make judgments.

We all know about successful Mobile Apps like WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Flipboard, Instagram, Facebook, etc. Ever thought what keeps other apps like Viber, WeChat, etc. on the similar theme suffer disapproval and losses? While competition in the mobile application development market is high, failure isn’t always a result of bad luck. In most cases, there are other contributing factors. So, why do most apps fail?

Mobile Testing

Testing Mobile Applications for the Real World | Limitations of Mobile Emulator / Simulator (s)

Considering the wide variety of mobile devices from apple to Samsung to android and to Symbian and so on, it is very hard for the testing team to arrange all sorts of mobile devices while working under considerable amount of budget and timeline related constraints. Solution – Mobile emulators are powerful tools for developing mobile applications and are widely used for both manual and automated mobile application testing. But can they deliver 100% coverage? Are these reliable? Can we neglect Real-device Testing? Are there any limitations to Emulators? When to use Real devices for Testing?