App testing and The Beta Family

This is the first post in a monthly series of articles on software testing. We intend to cover testing in general, but especially targeted at mobile apps. Developers and testers alike will find useful testing tips and techniques.

Why test mobile apps?
If you were asked to describe the main purpose of software testing you would probably think of finding and fixing bugs and to verify intended functionality and behavior. Quality assurance, simply put. Those are all valid points, but more interestingly, it can help your app to stand out against its competition and ultimately even increase profit.