Tag Archives: Testing

Facebook Testing Local News Section Called ‘Today In’

Facebook is testing a new feature in its app where it will have city-specific local news, events and announcements available on its platform. The test is currently live for a new section called ‘Today In’ in six US cities, Recode reported on Wednesday, citing a company spokesperson. The cities are New Orleans, Little Rock, Billings, Peoria, Olympia, and Binghampton. Photo Credit: Facebook Users ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Jio Phone Finally Released as Beta Testing Commences

HIGHLIGHTS Jio Phone beta tests are scheduled to start August 15 The testing units will likely be available for select RIL employees Reliance Jio will start delivering the handset to consumers in September The first batch of JioPhone units will become available Tuesday, August 15 as beta trials of the 4G feature phone are scheduled to commence today, a little over three ... Read More »

Spotify Driving Mode Feature Undergoing Testing: Bigger Buttons, Voice Control, And Song Announcements

As smartphones continue to vie for our attention in every situation imaginable — dinners, conversations, and even inside movie theaters, frustratingly — the risks associated with focusing on a screen instead of our day-to-day lives increase. Distracted driving has been a growing problem in many countries. Apple attempts to solve this by bringing driving mode-related features into iOS, letting the ... Read More »

Massive education bill alters testing, recess, teacher evaluations, bonuses, charters

Lawmakers approve multi-pronged education bill awmakers approved a giant, multi-pronged education package Monday that backers cheered as an education game-changer and critics called manipulative and detrimental to public schools. The 278-page bill eliminates a section of Florida’s often-criticized, 2011 teacher merit-pay law, changes standardized testing rules, mandates recess for elementary school children, expands a controversial teacher bonus program and provides ... Read More »

Flying Probe Testing: Lending PCB Manufacturers an Edge

With manufacturers under pressure to create even more innovative electronic devices year after year, they are also looking for more ways to significantly improve their processes. This is not only true for their manufacturing procedures—they also want to make their research and development efforts more efficient. And the key to this R&D drive is automation. In manufacturing, gone are the ... Read More »

Twitter Starts Testing View Counts to Surface the Best Videos

Twitter Starts Testing View Counts to Surface the Best Videos HIGHLIGHTS The view count is visible right next to the usual timer on videos View count could possibly be used to rank content going ahead Twitter spokesperson has confirmed that test is being conducted Twitter has reportedly started showing view count on videos for some users as the social network ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Testing ‘Conversation Topics’ You Can Talk About

HIGHLIGHTS Feature suggests topics on the basis of friends’ activities Feature has been named “Conversation Topics” Messenger app on Android recently introduced data saver option Facebook Messenger has introduced a new feature called “Conversation Topics”, which is likely to be a conversation topic in itself. As the name suggests, this new feature essentially suggests topics for conversation to the app ... Read More »

Instagram Reportedly Testing Live Video Feature Called ‘Go Insta’

Instagram Reportedly Testing Live Video Feature Called ‘Go Insta’ HIGHLIGHTS Feature tipped to be added to Stories section Users using feature to be shown at top of page with ‘LIVE’ tag Feature to be named ‘Go Insta’ Earlier this year, Facebook started rolling out its live video feature globally. Since then, the social media networking giant has been pushing this ... Read More »

7 Guidelines to improve the efficiency of the A/B testing

Getting traffic to a website is a challenging task and it needs a various tests. The best way to test is by using A/B testing. However, this test can give you good results only if it is done correctly.  With the right facts, the results of the test will be incredible. Below are some of the guidelines that might assist ... Read More »