From the day we launched Mobitest, we were also working on getting it working on Tablets. Today, after a few rounds of bug fixes and UI improvements, our tablet agents are finally ready for prime time. To try it out, simply choose a tablet from the agent drop-down menu over at Mobitest.
As of today, Mobitest has 3 new agents: iPad 1, iPad 2 and the Motorola XOOM.
These devices are currently only available from our lab in Ottawa, Canada. We’re hoping a few additional locations will be added soon. If you’re interested in hosting a tablet device in another location, please let us know.
Mobile Sites No Longer an Option
Tablets share similar hardware and software with smartphones, thus also sharing the lack of tools and the many performance concerns. However, while mobile phones often solve this problem by creating a simpler mobile site – tablets don’t have that luxury. On tablets users expect to get the fully featured website, and all the performance challenges it comes with.
Example: Walmart website and waterfall on iPhone and iPad 2
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