Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Adobe shuts off BrowserLab testing service

updated 11:28 am EDT, Thu March 14, 2013

Cites falling usage, new alternatives

Adobe is putting an end to its free BrowserLab service effective immediately, the company has announced. The service simplified testing websites across multiple desktop browsers. Adobe says, though, that the market has shifted towards smartphones and tablets, causing BrowserLab use to drop during the past year. The company adds that its engineers have been "focusing on solving this new challenge with new solutions."

As a stopgap measure, Adobe is pointing people to third-party options like BrowserStack and Sauce Labs. The latter is currently running a special promotion for BrowserLab users, including 10 hours of free manual testing for two open browsers, after which time a person's Sauce account will revert to the standard free option limited to just 30 minutes per month. The deal expires after April 12th.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS

Every computer with a microphone or headphone port has one -- a digital to analog converter (DAC). There are nearly as many chipsets a ...

D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug

Home automation fans have been getting their fair share of gadgets and accessories in the last few years. Starting with light bulbs, a ...

Razer Kraken Pro headset

Gaming headphones are a challenge to get right, for a long list of reasons that are unique to the consumer buying them. Some shoppers ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News