How often users upgrade their phones in different countries?
By Pawel Piejko - 18 Feb 2016
From the frequency of the updates to flagship products you may get the impression that people upgrade their smartphones quite regularly. However, the latest DeviceAtlas statistics based on website hits from mobile devices reveal that older phones are still getting a lot of usage.
DeviceAtlas Brings Device Awareness To HAProxy
By Pawel Piejko - 01 Feb 2016
DeviceAtlas, the market leader for device detection software, today announced the immediate availability of its device detection capabilities within HAProxy, the world’s most widely used load balancing and proxying solution.
Most popular viewport size statistics for 2016
By Pawel Piejko - 26 Jan 2016
The stats on the most popular viewport sizes are particularly important for web designers who must take this data into consideration before making any decisions on the website design. Here at DeviceAtlas we know the characteristics of the most used phones today including their screen sizes, screen resolutions, and other features. Check out the latest statistics that will help you design websites in 2016.
How to optimize images for mobile with a little server-side magic
By Pawel Piejko - 20 Jan 2016
Websites are often bloated with heavy images which make browsing on-the-go a very disappointing experience. Web designers today must look for ways to optimize images so that they're quick to load on mobile and tablet devices. In this post we'll look into two methods to optimize images on your website.
DeviceAtlas granted a new patent for device detection technology
By Pawel Piejko - 05 Jan 2016
DeviceAtlas has been granted a second U.S. patent in the area of device detection technology. Titled “Determining a property of a communication device,” the patent describes a way in which DeviceAtlas identifies properties of web-enabled devices through examining their User-Agent strings.
2015 year in review by DeviceAtlas Blog
By Pawel Piejko - 23 Dec 2015
2015 was a busy year for the mobile world especially in terms mobile web browsing. Here are some of the most notable articles from our blog covering news from the mobile industry and from the DeviceAtlas device detection solution.
Alternative mobile browsers market share 2015
By Pawel Piejko - 14 Dec 2015
New smartphones come with a preinstalled mobile browser but users can decide to choose alternative browsers available through third-party developers. In this post we take a closer look at third-party mobile browsers’ popularity in 2015 based on DeviceAtlas statistics.
8 Myths About Mobile Optimization - download new whitepaper
By Pawel Piejko - 07 Dec 2015
Optimizing websites for mobile devices is no longer an extra but a necessity for all businesses. The question you should ask yourself is not ‘do I need a mobile-friendly site?’ but rather ‘how do I make my site mobile-friendly?’ Given that the web is full of mobile strategy guides, we decided to expose some of the most common myths about mobile optimization.
Get your copy of the new Mobile Traffic Report for Q3 2015
By Pawel Piejko - 19 Nov 2015
We've just released the latest edition of our quarterly Mobile Traffic Report covering Q3 2015. Download the report to learn about the latest trends in the mobile world. Be sure to check out this edition’s statistics on the most popular MNOs in selected countries based on website hits.
Windows Phone market share in 2015
By Pawel Piejko - 11 Nov 2015
According to IDC sales statistics Android and iOS are the leaders in the smartphone world covering over 95% of the market. Windows Phone is the third largest mobile OS but its market share is much lower. Here are the most recent statistics for 2015 on the popularity of Windows Phone based on mobile web traffic.