DeviceAtlas device data embedded in Webtrends analytics solutions
By Pawel Piejko - 10 Nov 2015
Delivering performance on a Diverse Web
By Pawel Piejko - 29 Oct 2015
Device diversity has grown to a point where web developers can’t simply assume that they know which devices visitors are using to access their websites. They need to make sure the experience is great across all devices, including laptops, smartphones, tablets, or even smart TVs. This can be problematic especially in terms of keeping the website fast and lightweight for every visitor.
Accelerated Mobile Pages is Google's attempt to 'unsuck' the mobile web
By Pawel Piejko - 20 Oct 2015
Smartphones are the main way to access websites for a growing number of users, even though the mobile web can be extremely slow. This is mainly due to the fact that the website content is often bloated with images, scripts and ad trackers that aren’t tailored for mobile devices. Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) initiative is aimed to tackle these issues by introducing a set of rules and restrictions for websites sent to mobile devices.
RESS helps you get the best of adaptive and responsive techniques
By Pawel Piejko - 13 Oct 2015
RESS (Responsive Web Design with Server-Side Components), also known as the hybrid approach, offers a great way to get the best of both responsive and adaptive techniques. The mix of responsive and adaptive gives a lot of flexibility in terms of making a website blazing fast and lightweight. Here’s what you need to know about RESS.
Mobile web analytics whitepaper
By Pawel Piejko - 18 Sep 2015
Having a thorough understanding of your website traffic makes for smarter, data-driven business decisions. This includes knowing all details about visitors’ devices, given that users can access websites not only on laptops but also using a huge range of mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, or even projectors. In this new whitepaper, we explore the topic of mobile Web Analytics.
How to detect a mobile browser
By Pawel Piejko - 16 Sep 2015
If you're looking to provide your visitors with a device-optimized experience that works great on any screen, you need a reliable method for device detection including a way to detect the mobile browser. This is a very common technique used by all top Internet companies that chose to build fast and lightweight adaptive websites.
Why device data is essential for MNOs – download a free whitepaper
By Pawel Piejko - 08 Sep 2015
The latest DeviceAtlas whitepaper is ready for download. In the new publication we focus on Mobile Network Operators who can greatly benefit from using rich device information. Read the following paper to learn how device data helps MNOs expand their business reach.
Why We Still Need Device Description Repositories
By Pawel Piejko - 03 Sep 2015
The concept of Device Description Repository (DDR) was created in the early days of smartphones when W3C decided to address the issue of mobile device fragmentation. Device Description Repository was meant to facilitate creating online content that adapts to the differences between devices to provide users with optimal viewing experience.
ZTE Sprint LivePro overview
By Pawel Piejko - 26 Aug 2015
Every so often a new device is released that attempts to marry seemingly disparate elements and make them work in a new, original form. In case of ZTE Sprint LivePro these elements include an Android tablet, a mobile hotspot, a projector, and a power bank. Here’s one of the most original mobile devices ever made, and, at the same time, our device of the month.
How top Alexa companies use Adaptive Web Design
By Pawel Piejko - 19 Aug 2015
We took a stab at checking how some of the largest websites are addressing mobile users today. It turned out that all top Alexa.com websites use Adaptive Web Design and device detection providing mobile visitors with a device-optimized viewing experience that is fast and lightweight. Here’s how they do it: