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Best of the Week (Nov 7): Mobile Zone

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Best of the Week (Nov 7): Mobile Zone

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Download this comprehensive Mobile Testing Reference Guide to help prioritize which mobile devices and OSs to test against, brought to you in partnership with Sauce Labs.

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in theMobile Zone(November 07 - November 14). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1.Why Does Silicon Valley Hate Android?

  • With Android making up 85% of the worldwide device market, why is it that Silicon Valley-ites continue to dislike developing for the OS?

2.Microsoft Wants You Back

  • Microsoft may not be as trendy and hip as Apple (see: Urban Dictionary’s definition of a “hipster”), but its three reveals this past week might be about to change all that.

3.Microsoft is Set to Release Its Latest Lumia Phone This Week

  • Microsoft's latest Lumia phone is set for a full reveal November 11.

4.Adding Real World Context to Mobile Apps with Beacons

  • There are affordable ways to leverage the power of beacons as a promotional tool, even for smaller businesses. Introducing Estimotes! For the purposes of this tutorial, I’m going to demonstrate how to create a more ‘civic hack’ type of project, an app for a public library.

5.Getting Started with Windows Phone 8 Development

  • So, you got tools to getting started with Windows Phone 8 Development, but don’t know how to do it? How do I design my UI? In this post I will try to answer to these questions.

Analysts agree that a mix of emulators/simulators and real devices are necessary to optimize your mobile app testing - learn more in this white paper, brought to you in partnership with Sauce Labs.

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