Thursday, October 27, 2016

CulebraTester Calculator Demo

Android testing can be complicated, time-consuming, and tedious. What if it didn’t have to be?

CulebraTester provides a real-time point and click test recording through a web browser.

We are currently in private beta, so if you are interested in participating of this programme please fill the opt-in form and we will be adding your account as soon as possible. 

Monday, August 01, 2016

Turns your Android smartphone into a complete laptop

I do not usually mention third party products in this blog unless there is a very good reason. The Superbook certainly is one of those.  It is a smart laptop shell that provides a large screen, keyboard and multi-touch trackpad, 8+ hours of battery, and phone charging capabilities. When plugged into your Android smartphone, it launches our app to deliver the full laptop experience.

The idea of using the same core device for your mobile and desktop experiences has been tried before, but this time, the Superbook gives it a twist and uses a full Android desktop. This is mainly possible due to the huge improvement lastest Android versions received in areas as multi-window support,  Android for work and Keyboard Shortcuts screen that surely move  the platform in the desktop direction.

That was not true some years ago. 6 years to be more precise, when one of the projects I was part of implemented the same concept but in the opposite direction I would say.

A mobile computing device with a mobile operating system and desktop operating system running concurrently and independently on a shared kernel without virtualization. The mobile operating system provides a user experience for the mobile computing device that suits the mobile environment. The desktop operating system provides a full desktop user experience when the mobile computing device is docked to a secondary terminal environment. The mobile computing device was a smartphone running the Android mobile OS and a full desktop Linux distribution (Ubuntu) on a modified Android kernel.

The concept included also a Smart book where you could dock your device.

Unfortunately, this project was later discontinued.

As I mentioned, a lot has changed in these last 6 years on Android and devices are much more powerful now to support this approach so take a look at Superbook as it might change your mobile and desktop experiences.

Friday, May 20, 2016

No Espresso Test Recorder in Android Studio 2.2

After all the frustration you may have experienced after discovering that Espresso Test Recorder is not in Android Studio 2.2 as announced in Google IO/16 presentation (see you can have something to play with today. Sign up for CulebraTester private beta see opt-in form)

Saturday, May 14, 2016

CulebraTester Private Beta Opt-in

Android testing can be complicated, time-consuming, and tedious. 
What if it didn’t have to be?

CulebraTester provides a real-time point and click test recording through a web browser. This browser is connected to the Android device under test. Not sure what we mean?
Visit for details.

If you are interested in being part of the Private Beta please fill out this form.