Good to know….. You might want to develop your own phone and use it
When making a phone, or any other device, you can use Android in two different ways. You can download the open source and use it and modify it as you wish. This is a quick start for anyone who wants to make a phone tailored to some specific market or need. The drawback with this is that it leads to market fragmentation you will never be sure if third party applications will work in your phone unless they have been explicitly tested for your tweaks. Such a phone is called Android Based.
To avoid fragmentation Google has set up Android Compatibility Definitions for each Android release. This document specifies supported API, tests suites which must be passed and hardware limitations (e.g. camera resolution and screen size) . To enforce compliance Google does not license Google Mobile Services (GMS) to Android Phones which does not meet these criteria. GMS includes e.g. Google Market and Google maps and navigation services.
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2) Zero PC
ZeroPC provides deep integration with popular Web services to deliver a complete, integrated “social desktop” experience. Using ZeroPC’s account manager tool, you can easily sign-in and access many popular Web services such as Facebook, Twitter and more. A familiar ‘drag & drop’ process makes it super easy to copy and paste content from one service to another.
3) Eye OS
eyeOS Includes 5 powerful applications out of the box thought to be simple and easy to use: Word Processor, Calendar, Mail Client, Spreadsheets and Files Manager.
Cloudo is a free computer that lives on the Internet, right in your web browser. This means that you can access your documents, photos, music and all other files no matter where you are, from any computer or mobile phone.
Jolicloud brings all the benefits of cloud computing today, making your netbook the natural extension of all your other computers and mobile devices.
6) CorneliOS – Is a web based OS (aka “Web OS“) that runs in your web browser. All applications and files are stored on the CorneliOS server and are accessible all the time and anywhere. CorneliOS is platform and browser independent and is available as free Open Source software under the GPL as well as under a commercial license.
7) Apple iCloud – iCloud stores your content so it’s always accessible from your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.* It gives you instant access to your music, apps, latest photos, and more. And it keeps your email, contacts, and calendars up to date across all your devices. No syncing required. No management required.
8) Glide – Glide OS 4.0 is a comprehensive Ad-Free cloud computing solution. Glide provides a free suite of rights-based productivity and collaboration applications with 30GBs of storage. Setup and administer up to six family member accounts including child accounts from your Glide settings panel. The Glide OS provides automatic file and application compatibility across devices and operating systems. With Glide OS you also get the Glide Sync App which helps you to synchronize your home and work files.
9) ZimDesk OS – ZimdeskOS is your computer on the web – the entire functionality of a PC – online. A web browser and internet connection are all you need to access your desktop, files and favorite applications. You can access your data anytime from anywhere, from any PC.
10) MyGoya – Online OS with several useful features. Share Manager, File Manager, Chat etc…
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I am a new comer for Mobile Application testing field. I have tested Application through the Emulator.
How do I test Pixels of the Application Launcher icon and Size of the Launcher icon.
Agile testing is used whenever customer requirements are changing dynamically. Agile testing is built upon the philosophy that testers need to adapt to rapid deployment cycles and changes in testing patterns.
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Good news for Android Mobile Users...
As if it is just available in 4 Metro cities of India... but google will be updated soon...
Delhi, Chennai, Bangluru, Kolkata...surprised no Mumbai in the list...
Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 consumer mobile applications for 2012. Gartner listed applications based on their impact on consumers and industry players, considering revenue, loyalty, business model, consumer value and estimated market penetration.
The top 10 consumer mobile applications in 2012 will include:
No. 1: Money Transfer
This service allows people to send money to others using Short Message Service (SMS). Its lower costs, faster speed and convenience compared with traditional transfer services have strong appeal to users in developing markets, and most services signed up several million users within their first year. However, challenges do exist in both regulatory and operational risks. Because of the fast growth of mobile money transfer, regulators in many markets are piling in to investigate the impact on consumer costs, security, fraud and money laundering. On the operational side, market conditions vary, as do the local resources of service providers, so providers need different market strategies when entering a new territory.
No. 2: Location-Based Services
Location-based services (LBS) form part of context-aware services, a service that Gartner expects will be one of the most disruptive in the next few years. Gartner predicts that the LBS user base will grow globally from 96 million in 2009 to more than 526 million in 2012. LBS is ranked No. 2 in Gartner’s top 10 because of its perceived high user value and its influence on user loyalty. Its high user value is the result of its ability to meet a range of needs, ranging from productivity and goal fulfillment to social networking and entertainment.
No. 3: Mobile Search
The ultimate purpose of mobile search is to drive sales and marketing opportunities on the mobile phone. To achieve this, the industry first needs to improve the user experience of mobile search so that people will come back again. Mobile search is ranked No. 3 because of its high impact on technology innovation and industry revenue. Consumers will stay loyal to some search services, but instead of sticking to one or two search providers on the Internet, Gartner expects loyalty on the mobile phone to be shared between a few search providers that have unique technologies for mobile search.
No. 4: Mobile Browsing
Mobile browsing is a widely available technology present on more than 60 percent of handsets shipped in 2009, a percentage Gartner expects to rise to approximately 80 percent in 2013. Gartner has ranked mobile browsing No. 4 because of its broad appeal to all businesses. Mobile Web systems have the potential to offer a good return on investment. They involve much lower development costs than native code, reuse many existing skills and tools, and can be agile — both delivered and updated quickly. Therefore, the mobile Web will be a key part of most corporate business-to-consumer (B2C) mobile strategies.
No. 5: Mobile Health Monitoring
Mobile health monitoring is the use of IT and mobile telecommunications to monitor patients remotely, and could help governments, care delivery organizations (CDOs) and healthcare payers reduce costs related to chronic diseases and improve the quality of life of their patients. In developing markets, the mobility aspect is key as mobile network coverage is superior to fixed network in the majority of developing countries. Currently, mobile health monitoring is at an early stage of market maturity and implementation, and project rollouts have so far been limited to pilot projects. In the future, the industry will be able to monetize the service by offering mobile healthcare monitoring products, services and solutions to CDOs.
No. 6: Mobile Payment
Mobile payment usually serves three purposes. First, it is a way of making payment when few alternatives are available. Second, it is an extension of online payment for easy access and convenience. Third, it is an additional factor of authentication for enhanced security. Mobile payment made Gartner’s top 10 list because of the number of parties it affects — including mobile carriers, banks, merchants, device vendors, regulators and consumers — and the rising interest from both developing and developed markets. Because of the many choices of technologies and business models, as well as regulatory requirements and local conditions, mobile payment will be a highly fragmented market. There will not be standard practices of deployment, so parties will need to find a working solution on a case-by-case basis.
No. 7: Near Field Communication Services
Near field communication (NFC) allows contactless data transfer between compatible devices by placing them close to each other, within ten centimeters. The technology can be used, for example, for retail purchases, transportation, personal identification and loyalty cards. NFC is ranked No. 7 in Gartner’s top ten because it can increase user loyalty for all service providers, and it will have a big impact on carriers' business models. However, its biggest challenge is reaching business agreement between mobile carriers and service providers, such as banks and transportation companies. Gartner expects to see large-scale deployments starting from late 2010, when NFC phones are likely to ship in volume, with Asia leading deployments followed by Europe and North America.
Mobile advertising in all regions is continuing to grow through the economic downturn, driven by interest from advertisers in this new opportunity and by the increased use of smartphones and the wireless Internet. Total spending on mobile advertising in 2008 was $530.2 million, which Gartner expects to will grow to $7.5 billion in 2012. Mobile advertising makes the top 10 list because it will be an important way to monetize content on the mobile Internet, offering free applications and services to end users. The mobile channel will be used as part of larger advertising campaigns in various media, including TV, radio, print and outdoors.
No. 9: Mobile Instant Messaging
Price and usability problems have historically held back adoption of mobile instant messaging (IM), while commercial barriers and uncertain business models have precluded widespread carrier deployment and promotion. Mobile IM is on Gartner’s top 10 list because of latent user demand and market conditions that are conducive to its future adoption. It has a particular appeal to users in developing markets that may rely on mobile phones as their only connectivity device. Mobile IM presents an opportunity for mobile advertising and social networking, which have been built into some of the more advanced mobile IM clients.
No. 10: Mobile Music
Mobile music so far has been disappointing — except for ring tones and ring-back tones, which have turned into a multibillion-dollar service. On the other hand, it is unfair to dismiss the value of mobile music, as consumers want music on their phones and to carry it around. We see efforts by various players in coming up with innovative models, such as device or service bundles, to address pricing and usability issues. iTunes makes people pay for music, which shows that a superior user experience does make a difference.
Try out this testing model to help kick-start your mobile application testing:
One key to excellent testing is to use different kinds of perspectives on the same application. That helps you observe, develop and execute different kinds of tests. It gets you out of habits and helps you increase the chances of discovering important information. Here is a testing model I developed in the form of a mnemonic (memory aid) to help testers be more thorough when testing mobile applications. Each area may not apply to your particular application, but at least several of them will. If you try testing from the perspective of each of the letters of the mnemonic, you might be surprised at what you discover.
Top things Android does better than Iphone OS
-> Android can run multiple applications @ same time - Multitasking
-> Android s customizable
-> Integration with google applications
-> Free turn-by-turn navigation
-> Voice to text.
-> Android keeps information visible on Ur home screen.
-> Android has a better app market
-> Android gives U better notifications
-> Android lets U choose Ur Hardware
-> Android lets U choose Ur carrier
-> Android lets U install custom ROMs
-> Android lets U change Ur settings faster
-> Android does google and social integration
-> Android gives U more options to fit Ur budget..
-> You don’t need iTunes to activate your Android
-> Application Freedom
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