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Melissa Blanken

CCA Device Hub Powered by Apkudo

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Apkudo Partners with CCA to Create Common Device Requirements for Competitive Carriers “Device Hub” provides operators with access to the latest devices, faster and at better prices   March 27, 2014 – San Antonio, TX – Today, Apkudo and Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) announced the launch of the CCA Device Hub Powered by Apkudo (Device Hub), a centralized resource that promises to revolutionize the device buying ecosystem for smaller rural and regional wireless operators. The Device Hub will enable CCA carrier members to more efficiently and economically manage their device portfolio from end-to-end by providing a platform to interact, collaborate…

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Apkudo Partners With China’s Largest Test Lab

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CATR to Analyze Device User Experience in China December 10, 2013 – Baltimore, MD – Apkudo, the device quality assurance company, and the China Academy of Telecommunication Research of MIIT (CATR), today announced that the companies have agreed to deliver Apkudo’s device user experience testing and analysis to the Chinese market. Apkudo Approved, a comprehensive user experience analytics suite, helps wireless operators and device manufacturers successfully launch their mobile devices. An Apkudo Approved device is one that provides a consistent, reliable, and well-characterized user experience. The Apkudo partnership will allow Terminal Test Labs (TTL) within CATR to help their customers…

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Apkudo Acquires Blue Potato

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Acquisition Expands Apkudo’s Wireless Device Testing and Certification Capabilities  November 25, 2013 – Baltimore, MD – Apkudo, the device quality assurance company, today announced the acquisition of Blue Potato, an innovative wireless device testing and certification company headquartered in San Diego, California. Blue Potato currently provides technical expertise and testing services to help OEMs/ODMs and wireless operators bring their devices to market more quickly by leveraging their knowledge of North American lab approvals to navigate the end-to-end approval process. Its cost effective approach in providing functional device testing as a managed service allows OEMs and wireless operators to focus their…

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How Android Could Become the Best Gaming Platform

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In waiting rooms and lines across the world, a new breed of gamer is emerging. With the proliferation of mobile devices, people who wouldn’t have called themselves “gamers” are now playing Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja. While they might not consider themselves serious gamers, they play nonetheless. With most Triple A developers making games for the upcoming next generation consoles, many indie developers are focused on the Android ecosystem. This change in focus for new designers is a fundamental shift in how we play and Android could be the future of that shift – if they can overcome several hurdles….

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Apkudo Announces Apkudo Approved for Accessories

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Pressy to test with Apkudo  September 17, 2013 – Baltimore, MD – Apkudo, the Android innovation company, today announced the launch of Apkudo Approved for Accessories. The program – an extension of Apkudo Approved device analysis – will test pre- and post-market accessories in the context of Android devices to provide wireless operators, distributors, and retailers a comprehensive experience assessment above and beyond the limited testing done today. This analysis will expose likely areas of consumer satisfaction and dissatisfaction, providing the data to identify poor experience risks prior to approval to carry, stock, and sell. Apkudo Approved for Accessories will…

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Hardware-testing firm Apkudo is Android developers’ free secret weapon against fragmentation

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This article originally appeared in VentureBeat on June 28, 2013 Fragmentation on the Android operating system presents many complications for developers. It is a time-consuming and expensive process to test games out on dozens of different devices, and even then it’s unlikely studios can get their titles running perfectly on every phone or tablet in use. That’s where device-testing firm Apkudo comes in. Keep reading…

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