Posts Categorized: Miscellaneous

Where Old Systems Go to Die

When you run a QA lab with hundreds of systems, you run into some unique problems – how  to identify the systems naturally, IP conflicts on the network because someone rebounded the wrong address, and what to do with the systems when they reach the end of their useful lives. Most of them, we recycle… Read more »

Lab Hardware Update: New iPad 6 and More

It’s been a while since our last update, and we’ve (unsurprisingly) added a few new devices to our testing pool: An iPad 6 (the 2018 release version), currently running iOS 12 Samsung Galaxy S9+ running Android 8 Samsung Galaxy Note S9 running Android 8 And a OnePlus 6, also running Android 8 It’s interesting to… Read more »

Achieve 508 Compliance With Software Accessibility Testing

In 1998, President Clinton signed an amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which “requires federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities.” Today, this amendment is commonly referred to as Section 508. The accessibility guidelines established by Section 508 don’t just apply to federal agencies; any private… Read more »

Lab Hardware Update: New Android and iOS Tablets

We’ve added a bunch of new tablets to our QA labs; mostly Android, but we also picked up a brand-new iPad as well (one of the recently-released 2018 models that are intended to compete with Chromebooks in the education market, primarily). In addition to our other devices, we now have the following available for testing:… Read more »