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Android Best Practices by David Truxall, Onur Cinar, Godfrey Nolan

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Chapter     7

Device Testing

If reviews are important to you, then ideally you’re going to want to test your Android app on something very close to the reviewer’s machine to see if it works correctly or not. There are all sorts of things that can go wrong: odd behavior on different versions of the Android OS, not handling hardware or software buttons correctly, not having a fluid enough design to handle large and small device screens, not testing on Wi-Fi, not accounting for network speed variations across different carriers. The list is endless.

OpenSignal produced a report in July 2013 (http://opensignal.com/reports/fragmentation-2013/) that put the number of Android devices in the wild at just under 12,000 running on eight different Android ...

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