Sony launches Remote Device Lab for devs to test Xperia app/game compatibility

by XB on 1st October 2014

in Applications

remote_device_lab_660x384Sony has launched a new service for developers called “Remote Device Lab”, which acts as a virtual Xperia environment on which to test apps and games. It means that devs can make sure their new apps/games or even updates work correctly on a number of Xperia devices including the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3.

It means that developers do not need to buy a range of Sony Xperia devices just to ensure app compatibility. The lab works by remotely connecting to real devices through a web interface. So devs can interact with these devices as if they were in their hands. They include a SIM card (phone calls are blocked though) and data traffic is enabled. The Remote Device Lab is currently in beta and sounds a like great addition for developers.

Thanks Armaan and Ben!

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