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Light bulbs, toothbrushes, watches, and even toys: Nowadays, more and more everyday items are connected to the internet. However, the quality of these products often doesn’t match the customers’ expectations – therefore, testing smart devices before their launch is...read more
Gaming is more popular than ever. With over 250 million players worldwide, eSports is recognized as a real sport by the International Olympic Committee and could even be a medal event at the 2024 Olympics. The gaming market is growing strongly as well: With a revenue...read more
Will software test itself in the future? How Artificial Intelligence is changing the testing landscape
Whether you are steering your navigation system in your car by voice recognition or telling your smart speaker at home which song to play, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is behind it all. Machine learning and AI systems have conquered the tech world and drastically...read more
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This is the official Testbirds blog. We write about trends, issues, challenges and developments within the digital industry as well as Testbirds as a disruptive company.
Testbirds started in Munich, Germany, but has become an international company. This is why our posts are primarily in english.
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Testbirds will be at the Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry! The event will take place from February 26th until March 1st in the mobile world capital, Barcelona. Inspired by the theme, “Creating a Better Future”, over...read more
At Testbirds, our clients request many different types of end users to test their applications and websites. We take these challenges very seriously and always provide the best possible solution for each test. Our Nest is the central platform for all clients, testers...read more
In this edition of “terms from the world of IT explained “, I will not talk about a term in particular, but about the history of a sign we all use daily: the at-sign or @. We use it in e-mail-addresses or on social media platforms for our handles, but why is it one of...read more
When you want to start a business, at the very beginning there is only an idea. Back in 2011, we had a completely different idea before we started thinking about Crowdtesting and Testbirds – we looked into mobile payment. We evaluated the idea for quite a long time:...read more
Everyone knows that feeling when you receive a lot of praise and you ask yourself ‘What did I do to deserve this?’ Testbirds is “Top Arbeitgeber Mittelstand 2018”, which means that we are one of the best medium-sized employers out of 13,000 companies according to the...read more
The Internet of Things (IoT) is well under way to become a really big thing: newspapers publish articles about IoT more and more frequently, people talk about their newest IoT product and how they recognize that IoT products enter our daily lives. Testbirds also...read more
Regression tests usually are initiated when a programmer fixes bugs or adds codes for new functionality for the system. There can be a lot of dependence on newly added and existing functionality. To ensure quality, it is essential to check that the new code works...read more
Usability is often seen as the key to success when it comes to convincing customers to use your apps and websites. Digital products and software can only prevail over their competition when users can easily find what they are looking for in an effective, efficient and...read more
September is always the exciting month of the year for all the Apple fans. Now, lots of them will go crazy today: the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus are available in stores. Learn more about how to become a tester and use your fresh apple device.read more
Testbirds specialises in the testing of software such as apps, websites and Internet of Things applications by using innovative technologies and solutions. Under the slogan, “Testing 4.0 – The Next Generation of Quality. Powered by Crowd and Cloud Technologies”, the company offers various testing methods to its clients looking to optimise the user-friendliness and functionality of their digital products. With over 250,000 registered testers located in 193 countries, Testbirds is one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers. In addition, the IT service provider utilises cloud based technologies to support customers in the optimisation of their digital products. The combination of the two testing methods delivers a unique and extensive portfolio that takes the quality of software to the next level. Testbirds was founded in 2011 by Philipp Benkler, Georg Hansbauer and Markus Steinhauser. Today, the company has over 100 employees. Other than its headquarters in Munich, there are now offices in Amsterdam, London and Stockholm, franchises in Hungary and Russia and sales partners in Italy.
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