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How to change User Agent in your desktop browser to view mobile websites

Looking to test mobile websites in your desktop browser? Or, maybe you need to test page weight and load times in the mobile environment? These tasks are easily done by changing the browser’s default User Agent header.

Device Database

Building device database and User Agent strings

Building and maintaining your own device database is a time-consuming effort, given that each entry in the base must include not just device’s name and detailed characteristics, but, most importantly, the User Agent string header.

Device Map

Device Map catches media attention at MWC 2015

As you may know, DeviceAtlas had a presence at MWC 2015 where we had many inspiring conversations relating to our products and the mobile industry.

Adaptive Web Design examples

10 great examples of adaptive web design

Adaptive web design (AWD) is one of the techniques of addressing mobile visitors optimizing their experience on smaller screens.

Mobile friendly algorithm update

Are you ready for the mobile-friendly search algorithm update?

Google search engine algorithm will increase the weighting for mobile-friendliness for search rankings starting April 21 next. Websites offering below-par mobile optimization will experience a drop in search traffic from mobile sources. Read on to learn more about the upcoming algorithm update.
 Web Traffic Report

Latest Mobile Web Traffic Report Q4 2014

We are happy to announce the launch of a new series of papers featuring mobile traffic statistics. The first issue of our quarterly mobile traffic report provides you with hard data on the mobile landscape in Q4 2014.

What we discovered at Mobile World Congress 2015

Attending industry shows like Mobile World Congress is a great way to follow the latest trends in the mobile technology world. This kind of insight helps us work on the quality of DeviceAtlas device detection and intelligence. Have a look at what we discovered at Mobile World Congress 2015 held last week in Barcelona.
Devices released at Mobile World Congress 2015

New flagship smartphones exhibited at MWC 2015

As Mobile World Congress 2015 comes to an end later today, here's a quick wrap-up of some of the more interesting devices we've seen in Barcelona. DeviceAtlas can detect all of them now even though these smartphones haven't been made available yet.

Mobile operating systems statistics 2014

Top mobile operating systems statistics 2014

Getting to know the shipments statistics of devices on different mobile operating systems is certainly important when it comes to outlining a mobile strategy, but they do not always reflect actual usage. Usage may be even more important when launching mobile websites and apps, or targeting mobile ads. Here are the latest statistics on the popularity of mobile operating systems based on mobile web traffic across a range of different countries.

Afilias and GSMA Launch Device Map to Bring Enhanced Device Data to the Telecoms Industry

GSMA have partnered with DeviceAtlas, to create a very detailed data set indexed by TAC available for easy ingestion by existing analytics and BI tools. Highly accurate, normalized device data has been mapped for each TAC issued by GSMA, and is updated every week.

User Agent string Analysis

User Agent string analysis

A User Agent string is a line of text providing the web server with information on the device requesting a website triggering the server to select and send the suitable content. This information is crucial in making sure that the websites are rendered properly on every browser and every device.

A Mobile World Congress 2015 sneak preview

Last year’s Mobile World Congress brought us the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2, as well as creating a lot of buzz around terms like Internet of Things, connected cars, and 5G connectivity.

How to build device detection

How to build a device detection solution

With the ever-growing abundance of different web-enabled devices it might not always be easy to accurately detect a mobile device accessing a website. However, for web developers providing their visitors with a mobile-optimized experience, this is a necessity.

Large-screen iPhones see Apple's Q1 2015 revenue skyrocket

Apple sold a record-breaking 74.5 million iPhones during Q1 2015, according to its recently published financial report. The company's net profit hit a whopping $18 billion.

Meet DeviceAtlas at Mobile World Congress 2015

DeviceAtlas will have a presence at the Mobile World Congress 2-5 March 2015 in Barcelona.

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