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Cryptomining digs deep into our batteries

Many websites have recently started using their visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency. How does this affect the battery of the device being "co-opted" into the operation? We did some tests to find out.

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The most popular smartphones in 2018

The most popular smartphones around the world in 2018. We'll regularly update these statistics, giving you a snapshot of the most used devices wherever your users are.

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Android v iOS market share 2018

We looked at Q3 2018 data to see how the Android v iOS battlefield has developed over the last two years. Android continues to lose ground in Canada, with iOS losing share in Argentina and Sweden. Read on for more stats from across the globe.

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How to detect the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max with DeviceAtlas

The latest iPhone models - the XR, XS and XS Max - are almost certain to be a success, with pre-orders already fulfilled. But how can you detect when these devices request your content, ensuring you give the user the best possible experience?

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Browsers that respect your privacy

Browser privacy, and privacy in general is a hot topic of late. We took a look at the big hitters as well as some of the more niche browsers out there to review what your privacy options are.

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The truth about ‘peak smartphone’

With many recent reports suggesting that we have reached ‘peak smartphone’, we thought it would be useful to take a look at some hard data to see if the facts line up with the opinion.

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The Physical Web is dead, long live the physical web

Launched in 2014, Google's Physical Web project promised much, but seems to have died a quiet death over the last few months. This post takes a look at what the technology promised, and the speed bumps it hit along the way that may ultimately prove to have derailed it.

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Measuring page weight

Measuring the weight of a web page used to be a simple matter of waiting for the page to finish loading, then adding up the size of its resources. This article will talk about ways to measure page weight in a world of mobile devices and rich app-like sites.

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Understanding web page weight

Page weight is the gravity of the web - a relentless downwards drag, ever present and utterly unavoidable. Understanding it is a critical aspect of a successful web strategy.

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Reducing page weight

This article summarizes the most common techniques that will help you keep your web pages light and lean, starting with image optimization, and closing off with a brief set of guidelines for the technical and non-technical alike.

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Viewport, resolution, screen size and DPI for the most popular smartphones

Knowing the exact specifications of a smartphone's screen allows you to better tailor and sculpt the experience for your users. We've listed the resolution, screen size, DPI and Viewport for 63 of the most popular smartphones in use in 2018.

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JavaScript server-side rendering with device detection

Server-side rendering (SSR) can solve some of the same challenges that frameworks face with mobile clients. You've already gone to the trouble of setting up a server-side solution, why not get everything you can out of it?

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How regularly do people upgrade their smartphones in 2018?

While most popular smartphones get an upgrade each year, not all users feel the need or benefit to upgrade annually. How often do people splash the cash on a newer model? We investigate our data to find the answer.

Mobile Web Intelligence Report 2018 - Assets

Below you'll find images and charts from the latest Q2 2018 Mobile Web Intelligence Report, so you can easily share and republish.

 

OS landscape shifts as Google & Apple bet on emerging markets

DeviceAtlas® has released its latest report exploring statistics for mobile device usage around the globe.

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Huawei - now the world's second largest smartphone producer

In July, Tech analysis group Canalys reported Huawei overtaking Apple to become the world's second largest smartphone vendor for Q2 2018. But where are they most popular?

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Chinese smartphones in the USA

Just how popular are Chinese smartphones in the USA in 2018, and did the recent trade restrictions imposed by US Government agencies on ZTE and Huawei have any impact?

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The most active bots on the web - 2018

For our latest dive into web traffic data, we looked at the numbers for H1 2018 to investigate the most active bots and crawlers on the web.

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Dual SIM smartphone usage - 2018

With rumours around future iOS versions supporting dual SIM cards, we looked at current levels of dual SIM usage throughout the world. Where are they popular, and where do people not seem too interested in a dual SIM smartphone?

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Feature phones in the USA

Inspired by a tweet, we dug into our data to see just how active feature phones are in the USA, and which devices people favour in 2018.

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