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Crowd testing has grown into an accepted and widely used software testing model in mainstream tech development. Used by large and small companies alike, crowd testing is an affordable, wide-reaching option for anyone developing software products. To examine its diverse applications, testers explore various devices and applications in different devices to find errors, bugs and problems that hinder the progress of any app or a site. Following are the statistics on browsers, platforms, operating systems and mobile devices used in the year 2019 which can provide a clear picture of the variety of users , platforms and operating systems that represent unique situations for testers. Most used Browser in 2019 Chrome  57.4% Safari  13.5% Internet Explorer & Edge  6.8% Firefox  6.8% UC  4.29% Opera  2.4% Most used Desktop OS in 2019 General Statistics Windows  45.3% MacOS  29.2% Linux  25.3% BSD/ Unix  0.1% Version-wise Statistics Windows 10  15.17% Windows 7  14.04%…

iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware. It is the operating system that presently powers many of the company’s mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is the second most popular mobile operating system globally after Android. iOS user interface The iOS user interface is based upon direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures. Interface control elements consist of sliders, switches, and buttons. Interaction with the OS includes gestures such as swipe, tap, pinch, and reverse pinch, all of which have specific definitions within the context of the iOS operating system and its multi-touch interface. Internal accelerometers are used by some applications to respond to shaking the device (one common result is the undo command) or rotating it in three dimensions (one common result is switching between portrait and landscape mode). Apple has been significantly praised for…

What is an android? Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google. It is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. In addition, Google has further developed Android TV for televisions, Android Auto for cars, and Wear OS for wrist watches, each with a specialized user interface. Variants of Android are also used on game consoles, digital cameras, PCs and other electronics. Android has been the best-selling OS worldwide on smartphones since 2011 and on tablets since 2013. As of May 2017, it has over two billion monthly active users, the largest installed base of any operating system, and as of December 2018, the Google Play store features over 2.6 million apps. Android vs IOS According to data, Android and iOS now account for a combined 99 percent of the worldwide smartphone operating system market. Android holds 86.2 percent of the market, up from 82.2 percent in the year-ago quarter. Combine that with the 12.9 percent iOS holds,…

Key challenges in Mobile Application Testing The age of M-Commerce is here and there is no denying the fact that it is here to stay for a foreseeable future. Across the globe, millions of new users are getting the latest smartphones which mean the world of mobile phones is rapidly changing with every passing day. A dynamic market brings with it various challenges and one of the most important of them is to ensure the applications running on these smartphones deliver a fantastic user experience. Millions of new applications are created every day and thousands get phased out, making the job of testing an application even more difficult and challenging. We give you a sneak peek into the various challenges faced in mobile application along with a few mobile application testing techniques. 1. Increasing fragmentation of mobile: This is easily the most challenging part of mobile app testing. The matrix…