Bug Blog

Check out the latest news in bug testing

Apple's iOS 12 Adoption Rate Hits 60% While Android 9 Struggles

by 
Ash Conway
Nov 9, 2018
Apple's newest operating system update, iOS 12, has hit a 60% adoption rate just one month after it was released—a sharp contrast with the slow rate of adoption for Android 9 Pie
read more

5 IDC Predictions For IT In 2019

by 
Ash Conway
Nov 7, 2018
International Data Corporation, a leading provider of analytics and advisory services for the information technology sector, has released their predictions for trends and key drivers in the IT industry for 2019 and beyond. Here are five big shifts they're forecasting for the years ahead:
read more

6 Reasons Why Automation Can't Replace Manual Software Testing

by 
Ash Conway
Oct 18, 2018
With so much of the infrastructure we rely on in our daily lives dependent on accurate and unfailing software, it's more important than ever to catch and correct bugs in the code. As such, there has been a big push lately toward more automation in QA testing.
read more

Bugwolf - improving business function with User Acceptance Testing

by 
Bugwolf Team
Dec 1, 2017
User Acceptance testing is the final stage in quality assurance and quality is no longer simply, “Does it work?” Usability has become a part of functionality.
read more

Important elements in exploratory testing

by 
Ash Conway
Feb 23, 2017
Exploratory testing is a discovery process to determine what does and does not work with regard to a particular software application or website. It is a self actuated process in that it is the tester who determines what to test and is in charge of the exploration.
read more

What makes a usable mobile app

by 
Ash Conway
Feb 17, 2017
The sheer growth of digital devices over the last 20 years has made information more accessible than ever and greatly increased the need for new applications to not only process that information, but to accomplish new tasks and tasks that were once done manually.
read more

The purpose of usability testing

by 
Ash Conway
Jan 31, 2017
Usability testing is no longer treated as just something that needs to be done at the end of website or application development. It is now an important element that is present, at least to some degree, throughout the development cycle.
read more

Website usability design strategies

by 
Ash Conway
Dec 13, 2016
There are a number of strategies to ensure quality website design. These include consistent testing, setting goals, and a very good understanding of the end user.
read more

Android update regression testing

by 
Ash Conway
Nov 10, 2016
The ease with which operating systems are now updated can greatly increase the complexity of regression testing. As functionality grows with each new Android update, testers must ensure that the operation of the application under test has not been compromised. This isn't always easy.
read more

The challenges of WCAG 2.0 compliance

by 
Ash Conway
Nov 8, 2016
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines provide a series of recommendations for making websites more accessible. The purpose is to ensure that people who are physically challenged or who have cognitive or learning disabilities can access web content on an equal footing with everyone else. The WCAG guidelines also improve usability in general and promote a quality web experience.
read more

Testing websites for release

by 
Ash Conway
Oct 4, 2016
A website is the single most important presence a business can have online. It’s great to have a social media presence, a blog and pay per click advertising. But, all of these are pointless if they don’t lead back to a quality website that results in conversions. This is why testing your website for release is so important. You have put a good deal of money and time into your site, so it’s important to make sure that it runs as intended.
read more

Keys to testing for user experience

by 
Ash Conway
Sep 15, 2016
User experience is the make or break point of any application. Ultimately, it is the user who determines the quality of an application. This is why testers try to make testing scenarios as realistic as possible and to address mistakes that users might make and how users might approach the application. It’s a matter of getting into the user’s head and the best way to do that is to be the user, at least in spirit.
read more