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QA_Cathy

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Testing apps on an iPad mini?
« on: March 11, 2013, 09:50:56 AM »
Hi,

I am busy testing some ipad apps right now, and my client wants to know if I will be testing an ipad mini. Not sure which reason I should give, as I don't really see a good reason to test on this device.

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Re: Testing apps on an iPad mini?
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2013, 05:09:37 AM »
Hi there, could you specify, please, why are you not willing to test mini version? I see no particular reason for refusing it, actually. I used to perform such a testing for You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login and find it as easy as just a usual i-pad. Good luck to you in your testing!
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7cats

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Re: Testing apps on an iPad mini?
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2013, 10:00:22 AM »
If they ask you to include that testing, that shows that they are aware that there might be a problem on the different device.  To say that you don't want to, or that their concerns are 'silly', probably will not be appreciated.  The only 'reasonable' reason to give is that you don't have access to one, and even that answer shows that your dedication to testing IPads is questionable.

You are assuming that the software and hardware are identical except for the size.  Assumptions are a bad practice for testers, but let us say that in this case you are correct.  The different screen will display things differently, and a screen which is attractive and usable on the full size screen may not be one or both of these qualities on the small screen. 

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Re: Testing apps on an iPad mini?
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2013, 08:08:19 AM »
Interesting post, I would be interested to know the outcome :)

Mike_Doon

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Re: Testing apps on an iPad mini?
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2014, 09:28:21 AM »
Hi Cathy,

What was the outcome of this?


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