Beta Tester of The Month – August 2015 – Taras Honcharenko

It’s a new month and time to showcase another awesome beta tester here at Beta Family. Taras Honcharenko has only been a part of our family for a few months, but has already tested lots of apps! He’s got a very interesting philosophy. Read on to check it out.

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Beta Testing with Hoops Rivals

This week I’ve interviewed the app development company DM Digital who are releasing the app game Hoops Rivals on iTunes and Google Play. We talked about beta testing and how hoops-rivals-logothey used this method to create a basketball app with crisp graphics and stimulating user interface.

 

 

 

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Beta Tester Of The Month – June 2015 – Dmytro Ovcharenko

Dmytro Ovcharenko is our June Beta Tester of the Month. We’re really happy to have him in our community! Here at Beta Family he tests mobile applications in his spare time. Continue reading to find out what makes him such a good tester!

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Beta Tester of The Month – May 2015 – Tasha Sumo

Welcome to our new segment here on the blog called Beta Tester of The Month! We want to show some appreciation to our top testers here on Beta Family and will interview one of them each month. These guys are doing an amazing job, as many of you are, helping the app development companies with their beta testing.

To kick this off I’m happy to present our May 2015 Beta Tester of The Month, Tasha Sumo. We’re stoked to have her in our community!

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Board of advisor Ron Packard Jr tells us about his new game and how he uses beta testing

I asked our board of advisor Ron Packard Jr from Cloudburst games if he could tell us about how he started with app development and how he uses beta testing for his products. He was kind enough to give us info on the soon to be released puzzle game Castle Breakout – Escape! HD, so keep reading to learn from this successful animation producer.

Ron-Packard-JR-profile-photoRon Packard Jr was born in California, USA. His interest in computer games developed early and his parents encouraged him to make his own games in his youth. That proved to be a great idea as he is now a studio producer leading a team of fifteen 3D animators and programmers, working with mobile app development and creating amazing games. His apps have over six million downloads and are at the top of the charts in several countries all over the world.

 

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Things to consider when testing wearable technology

wearable technology signThe world is becoming increasingly connected and we’re starting to use more than just our mobile, desktop and tablet to get the information we want. Wearable technology has recently become a popular topic and increasingly so after Apple announced the arrival of their new device – the Apple Watch.

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Zyrobotics CTO Ayanna Howard’s view on beta testing

The use of tablet devices in American classrooms has become a popular, and it continues to grow. Unfortunately, the accessible content for children with special needs doesn’t grow as fast.

We interviewed Dr. Ayanna Howard who is the founder and chief technology officer at Zyrobotics, an assistive technology company in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr, Ayanna talks about how they use beta testing for their learning applications.

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Beta Family introducing teams!

 

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Is your app in desperate need of some beta testing, but you feel it’s too early to test it on the general public? Many do.

Based on interviews with many of the companies using Beta Family we’ve realized that the different testing phases have different needs and are normally done on different groups of people. To ease the testing process we are now introducing Beta Family Teams, a way for you to group people into teams and mix your own testers with testers from Beta Family.

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