internet of things challenges

Today’s 11 IoT Challenges and Solutions That Work

The Internet of Things is one of the next great leaps for business. While many industries already embrace IoT systems, others are still in the early stages of their IoT possibilities. It’s also a trend that is catching on: in 2022, enterprise spending in IoT development grew by 21.5%. Even amidst turbulent times, big organizations […]

Most Popular Cross-Platform App Development Frameworks

4 Most Popular Cross-Platform App Development Frameworks for 2023

The rapidly growing need for cross-platform solutions has fueled the rise of various multi-platform tools. With so many options, choosing the right one for your project can be difficult. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of the top 4 cross-platform app development frameworks and explained when each one’s qualities are most useful. Read on to find the most efficient and cost-effective solution for your app.

Top IoT applications

IoT Applications: 7 Real-World Examples Across Industries

There’s a reason why the Internet of Things market is expected to be worth over $1 trillion by 2024. IoT applications automate processes and generate brand-new product offerings thanks to the continuous connection between machines, humans, and data. Together with enhanced sensor connectivity and new technologies like artificial intelligence, IoT has the potential to drive […]

IoT security threats and solutions

8 Key IoT Security Challenges and Proven Solutions from the Field

At Droids On Roids, we work daily on developing connectivity applications that interact seamlessly with our clients’ custom IoT devices. We know firsthand how crucial it is to prioritize security in this area. This inspired us to create this article. What is IoT security? The dynamic nature of IoT security is full of ongoing challenges, […]

Popular Agile prioritization techniques explained

The Art of Decision Making: Top 7 Agile Prioritization Techniques for Product Owners

Being a decision-maker sounds exciting until you face the first splash of opinions from people engaged in your mobile app development process. Your stakeholders may have different interests and urgent needs. And it is your challenge to decide who will get what they want first. What’s more, you probably have a lot of great ideas, […]

Agile Roles and Responsibilities

Agile Roles and Responsibilities – From Theory to Practice

Dive into Agile Scrum roles with a twist! Discover the daily life of each team member beyond theory. A must-read for App Owners seeking real-world insights.

What is Flutter App Development

What is Flutter App Development and How Can It Benefit Your Business?

What is Flutter, how it can improve app development and which businesses can benefit from it the most?

How to create a Dart lint rule – plural quantity check example

How to create a Dart lint rule – plural quantity check example

Introduction Welcome, Flutter developers and all enthusiasts venturing into this innovative terrain! This article is a comprehensive guide to creating a Dart lint rule. That rule will check ARB files with translations. Dart lint is a static analysis tool for the Dart programming language that helps developers identify and address potential issues and style violations […]

Practical Fragment Shaders in Flutter Guide

Practical Fragment Shaders in Flutter | Guide – Generative Art Part 2

Exploring Fragemt Shaders in Flutter? Let’s learn the performance benefits they give us over the CPU-based rendering methods. This time, it’s all about making our art animated!

green apps and sustainability apps - examples and trends

Driving Sustainability Awareness – Emerging Green Apps Trends & Examples

Sustainability has become a top priority for companies across industries in today’s rapidly changing business landscape. With growing environmental challenges and an increasing demand from users for eco-friendly products and services, businesses are acknowledging the need to integrate sustainable practices into their operations.  Fortunately, advancements in technology have paved the way for a new wave of […]

Flutter vs React Native

Flutter vs React Native – Which is Better for Your Project?

Flutter vs React Native performance comparison for Business & App Owners. Find an idea framework is ideal for your cross-platform app development.

Fragment Shaders Flutter Guide

Practical Fragment Shaders in Flutter | Guide – Generative Art Part 1

GLSL shaders in Flutter: A step-by-step guide to crafting generative art with custom fragment shaders in app development.

Android Mobile App Accessibility - guide for developers

How to Provide Accessibility in Your Native Android App with Jetpack Compose | Part 2: Scaling • Text Size • Focus Order • Labeling

At Droids On Roids, we develop digital products for clients around the globe, spanning industries from mobile commerce and foodtech to ecology. No matter the field, we see that accessibility is always crucial to an app’s market success and how it’s perceived by users.  That’s why I want to share some tips with you on […]

Flutter Agile Development

Flutter App Development and Agile Processes – It’s a Match!

As a Product Owner, you’ll love how Flutter enhances the app development process, especially with iterative methods. Explore the synergy between Agile and Flutter from a Scrum Master’s perspective.

Top manual testing tools

12 Great Manual QA Testing Tools to Boost Your App’s Success

In today’s fast-paced digital world, where mobile applications play a crucial role in the success of businesses, quality assurance (QA) holds great significance.  As a Quality Assurance Engineer, my role involves ensuring the delivery of flawless mobile apps, meeting what users want and what your business needs. I’m excited to share some of my experiences […]

mobile apps testing

Mobile App Testing – Introduction for Product Owners

Understand mobile app testing and find out what is the best way to test your application. Mobile app testing introduction for Product Owners.

5 Scrum Values

5 Scrum Values: Guide for App Owners with Real-life Examples

Hi there! Are you wondering what Scrum Values are? Why are they important? How do they work in practice? Or are they just a catchphrase?  I’m Beata, and I’ve been a Scrum Master at Droids On Roids for almost three years now. Let me share insights from our software house with you.  I’ll present how […]

Mobile Usability Testing and their business meaning

10 Benefits of Mobile Usability Testing | Guide for App Owners

In this article, you will learn about mobile app usability testing. We will explain why it is so important for the success of your application. We will guide you step by step through the entire process.  We will also: What is app usability testing? Usability testing in an application is nothing more than watching how […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Usability testing in mobile applications, often known as a mobile app usability test, is a critical part of the mobile application development process. It’s where you have real target users (test participants) interact with your app on their mobile device, and you observe their experience.

These tests help you understand how user-friendly and intuitive your mobile app is, giving you invaluable insights into user preferences and potential areas for improvement.

Conducting a usability test for your mobile app is like taking its pulse – it tells you about the app’s “health” in the real world. Mobile usability testing is crucial because it’s all about ensuring your mobile app meets user expectations and provides a seamless user experience.

Without it, you risk overlooking critical design or functionality issues that could turn users away. Test results often reveal insights that can make or break the success of your mobile application.

Don’t wait until your mobile app is fully developed to conduct usability testing.

The perfect time to conduct the first usability test for your app is before app development! An early app concept is enough to test mobile app usability. Simple sketches or a lo-fi prototype (black and white, static, clickable screens) are perfect for great test results.

Starting early allows you to catch potential issues before they become too ingrained, saving you time and resources down the line.

Regular testing with participants, representative of your target users, ensures that your mobile app stays aligned with user preferences and performs well on various mobile devices.