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Interview with DeviceAnywhere CEO, Faraz Syed


For those that are building mobile applications one of the key steps in development is testing.  There are emulators out there but sometimes they don’t do just. What happens when you need to test an application in the real-world such as making a call, taking a photo, or using the accelerometer. One option is to buy all the phones, sign-up for the plans, and be out about $500-$1000 a month depending on time spent on the phone, cost of phone, etc…Well, now a company called DeviceAnywhere is offering a great solution to mobile application developers that let them test real live phones within a virtual environment. Developers are charged by the time spent using the phone which is cheaper than buying the phones and the service plans. I interviewed Fayed Syed, DeviceAnywhere CEO and Co-Founder, at EclipseCon 2009 in Santa Clara and talked about their product and what it means to mobile app developers: