October ’21 Updates: Live With iOS 15, Latest Browsers, New Integrations, Certifications & More!

Shahzeb Hoda

Posted On: November 5, 2021

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Hello, Testers! We’re back with our monthly edition of LambdaTest’s product improvements and updates. As we continue to support the latest releases, we’re always looking for ways to make your testing experience as smooth as possible. That said, the last month was an especially special one – we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make your experience even better.

We are glad to announce the public release of our latest iOS 15 for live interactive testing, latest browsers, new certifications, integrations, and more. This is a critical update for all mobile developers who use LambdaTest to test native mobile apps. As we continue improving and upgrading our products and services, we have many important updates for our users and new and existing customers. We’re sure you’ll find something useful in the latest releases with new features and advanced functionalities.

Let’s check out the latest features and enhancements!

iOS 15 Is Now Live On LambdaTest!

We’re excited to announce that iOS 15 is now live for you to perform real-time testing and real-time native mobile app testing. Here is the list of iOS simulators for testing on iPhones and iPads.

List of simulators supporting iOS 15 for real-time testing 👇

mobile app testing

  • iPhone 13 Pro Max, 13 Pro, 13 Mini, 13
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max, 12 Pro, 12 Mini, 12
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11
  • iPhone XS Max, XS
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 Plus, 8
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (5th generation)
  • iPad Air (4th generation), (3rd generation)
  • iPad (8th generation)
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation), (11-inch) (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro (11-inch) (2nd generation), (11-inch), (9.7 inch)
  • iPad Mini (5th generation)
  • Now begin your free iOS automation testing!!!

List of simulators supporting iOS 15 for mobile app testing 👇

  • iPhone 13 Pro Max, 13 Pro, 13 Mini, 13
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max, 12 Pro, 12 Mini, 12
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11
  • iPhone XS Max, XS
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 Plus, 8
  • iPad Air (4th generation), (3rd generation)
  • iPad (8th generation), (5th Generation)
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro (11-inch) (2nd generation), (11-inch), (9.7 inch)
  • iPad Mini (5th generation)

Here’s a short glimpse of LambdaTest mobile app testing features:

However, you can follow the LambdaTest YouTube Channel and stay updated with the latest tutorials around mobile app testing, test automation, and more.

Real-Time Testing: Latest Browsers, New Resolutions In macOS & More!

You can now perform real-time testing of your website & web app and ensure they work flawlessly on all the latest browsers and macOS resolutions.

With the newly added browsers, you can perform browser compatibility testing on a wider range of browsers and resolutions.

Test on new browsers 🌐

  • Chrome 95 Beta
  • Firefox 94 Beta, 93
  • Opera 80, 79
  • Edge 95 Beta, 94

To help you make the most out of the given browsers, we’ve done some browser compatibility analysis of CSS properties on browsers like Chrome 95 Beta, Firefox 94 Beta, 93, Opera 80, 79, and Edge 95 Beta, 94.


Test on new iPads 📱

  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (5th generation)
  • iPad Pro (11-inch) (3rd generation)

New resolutions in macOS 💻

  • 1280 x 800
  • 1440 x 900
  • 1680 x 1050

New resolutions in Windows 💻

  • 1280×720 for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge browsers

LambdaTest Automation Now Supports iOS 14.5!

We’re happy to announce mobile browser automation support for iOS 14.5. Here are the iOS simulators supporting iOS 14.5 on LambdaTest.

Supports iOS

List of simulators supporting iOS 14.5 for automation testing 👇

Test on new iPhones 📱

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max, 12 Pro, 12
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone XS Max, XS
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11
  • iPhone 12 Mini
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation), SE
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7 Plus, 7
  • iPhone 6s Plus, 6s

Test on new iPads 📱

  • iPad Air (4th generation), (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (4th generation), Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation)
  • iPad Mini (5th generation)
  • iPad (7th generation), (6th generation), (5th generation), (8th generation)
  • iPad Pro (11-inch) (2nd generation), (11-inch), (9.7-inch), (10.5-inch)
  • iPad Air 2

You can generate Appium capabilities for the above iPhone and iPad simulators from LambdaTest Desired Capability Generator.

Go through this video to explore the newly added product features and updates to improve cross browser testing for websites & web apps, and much more.

Live With New LambdaTest Automation Dashboard & Latest Browsers!

At LambdaTest, we are committed to advancing the art of software testing. Our mission is to empower developers to build great experiences by offering the world’s leading cloud-based cross browser testing platform.

Keeping that in mind, we are excited to announce that the new LambdaTest automation dashboard is now live to make your test automation process more simpler & easier.

The new automation dashboard comes with a host of new features like migrating test suites from BrowserStack/SauceLabs to LambdaTest, optimized navigation, and more.

Give our new automation dashboard a spin. 🙂

We’ve also added the latest browsers for automation testing. Check them out 👇

  • Chrome 95 Beta For Windows only
  • Firefox 94 Beta
  • Edge 95 Beta For Windows only
  • Opera 79

To help ensure that your CSS is compatible with the most popular browsers, we have collected a list of CSS properties that are known to be supported by modern browsers, including Chrome 95 Beta, Firefox 94 Beta, Edge 95 Beta, and Opera 79.


LambdaTest Automation Now Supports Cypress v8.0.0 & Bug Fixes

LambdaTest allows you to quickly set up and execute your automated test suite across 40+ browser versions using Cypress. To keep you a step ahead, we’re always working to bring you the latest features and support. LambdaTest now supports the newest version of Cypress, i.e., Cypress v8.0.0, for performing Cypress testing.

Bug Fixes 🛠️

  • The video rendering issue on LambdaTest Automation Dashboard is fixed.
  • Slack notifications were not sent when the build passed. This bug is now resolved.

The New LambdaTest Desired Capability Generator Is Out!

We’ve heard from countless customers that they really enjoy using our Desired Capability Generator. This inspired us to revamp its design and functionality to make it more user-friendly.

We are glad to announce that we’ve incorporated those suggestions and have rolled out an enhanced LambdaTest Desired Capability Generator. It’s now easier to use and has many new features to help you generate capabilities for your specific needs.

 LambdaTest Desired Capability Generator

Give this new desired capability generator a spin, and let us know your thoughts and suggestions on LambdaTest Community.

Live With New Integrations with Notion, Bugzilla, and Datadog

LambdaTest integrates with the top tools to take your workflow to the next level. It’s easy to set up and integrates with your current tools. Let’s see the latest LambdaTest integrations.

Integration with Notion

Notion is an all-in-one workspace for the teams to write, plan, collaborate, and get organized. It lets you take notes of any kind. You can attach files to your notes, create headings, set checklists instead of bullet points, create checklists within checklists. Moreover, you can assign tasks related to your notes or just add them as reminders you might need in the future.

With LambdaTest integration with Notion, you can collaborate easily with your team and log your bugs from LambdaTest to your Notion pages while performing cross browser testing.

Integration with Notion

To integrate your LambdaTest account with Notion, refer to our LambdaTest Notion Integration documentation.

Integration with Bugzilla

Bugzilla is a tool that allows you to keep track of the bugs in your software programs. Bugzilla is coded in Perl and uses the MYSQL database. By leveraging Bugzilla, you can stay linked with your customers or employees to communicate effectively about the product’s issues.

Perform one-click bug logging while performing cross browser testing & share bugs directly from the LambdaTest platform to your Bugzilla products.

Integration with Bugzilla

To get started, refer to the LambdaTest Bugzilla Integration document.

Bug Fixes 🛠️

  • The issue of the unlimited character limit while typing the Project Name has been fixed. Users can now define the Project Name under a fixed character limit.

Integration with Datadog

Datadog is a cloud application monitoring and analytics tool. You can use it to compute performance metrics and event monitoring for infrastructure and cloud services. In addition, Datadog can monitor services such as servers, databases, and tools.

The LambdaTest integration with Datadog allows you to log your cross browser testing performance reports directly into your Datadog account. This means you can keep an eye on all of your performance metrics in one place, no matter where you are.

To integrate your LambdaTest account with Datadog, refer to our LambdaTest Datadog Integration documentation.

Live With New Certifications!

With LambdaTest Certification, flaunt your automation testing skills and take your career to the next level. LambdaTest Certification is a must-have for anyone who wants to be ahead of the curve.

Selenium Python 101 Certification

Supercharge your automation career with our newly released Selenium Python 101 certification. 🥇Enroll for free and take your Selenium automation skills to the next level. 🚀

Python 101 Certification

Cypress 101 Certification

Give wings to your automation career with our newly launched Cypress 101 certification. Now showcase your skill in end-to-end testing with the Cypress automation framework and stay one step ahead of the competition.

Wrapping Up!

That’s all for now. Our development team is constantly working to improve your testing experience by adding more features and making the system stronger, more stable, and easier to use.

We deeply appreciate your feedback and look forward to working with you to improve the future of testing! Do check out the LambdaTest Community, a place where you can share your automation testing expertise and also stay up to date with the current industry trends.

You can also visit LambdaTest Changelog for frequent updates and announcements.

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Shahzeb Hoda

Shahzeb works as a product growth specialist at LambdaTest. With more than 10+ years of diverse working experience, especially in the domain of Quality Engineering, Security, and E-Learning, he loves to share his thoughts about the latest trends and technologies in the industry.

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