Our latest Mobile Web Traffic report based on traffic to thousands of DeviceAtlas-powered sites during Q2 2015 is now available. The latest edition focuses on Tablet traffic in addition to smartphones. In this publication we investigate the relation between the slowdown of Tablet sales and Tablet web browsing figures.
Responsive Web Design is the least flexible approach in terms of addressing the needs of mobile visitors, including page weight and load speed optimization, and thus many online big-hitters craft mobile-centric experiences using either separate URLs or dynamic serving. In this article we explain the main differences between these two methods. We also describe some simple ways to test mobile setups that anyone can use.
A recent article published on The Verge has yet again raised the question of web performance. In this article the author suggests that lack of browser diversity on iOS is one of the root causes of this mobile web performance issue. As many pundits have noted, ourselves included, there is deep irony in a notoriously bloated website such as The Verge making this complaint.
Here at DeviceAtlas we follow all the latest smartphone news so that we can update our immense device database. We pay particular attention to new smartphone features and characteristics that may change the way we use mobile devices. Here is a quick round-up of some of the new features that may improve our devices in the near future.
DeviceAtlas has been granted US patent number 9,043,289 B2 on a new method for deriving the most accurate device identification results from multiple data sources.
The DeviceAtlas team dug a little deeper to provide you with the most recent statistics on the most popular physical screen resolutions, and CSS pixel resolutions across some selected local markets.
Afilias today announced that the SpotXchange video ad platform has chosen DeviceAtlas as its device intelligence provider. DeviceAtlas is now powering all of SpotXchange’s video ad requests ensuring that the right ads are delivered to the right audience, and campaign statistics are available at a device level. Increasing device fragmentation has made for a new online landscape in which users can access video content on a myriad of devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, game consoles, and smart TVs. These devices vary greatly in terms of screen sizes, network connectivity, input methods, user contexts, and user post
Announced at Google I/O on 28 April, Brillo and Weave will become the basis for the new Internet of Things platform. Brillo is basically a lightweight, stripped down version of Android, while Weave provides a protocol for devices to communicate.
The latest mobile traffic report is available for downloads. In the Q1 2015 issue we covered many interesting statistics including most popular vendors, operating systems, screen sizes, and much more.
Have you used Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test tool? If yes, you should know that this tool does not analyse every aspect of the website and therefore the test result is less important than you might think. Even if your website scored ‘Awesome!’ in the test some optimization might be required.
Most new smartphones are well covered by the mobile technology-focused media but only some of them are recognizable for the mass audience. Here are the Q1 2015 statistics on the most popular smartphones.
In a recent survey, we asked DeviceAtlas customers to share their reasons for implementing device detection and the outcomes of this choice. Here you can see some very interesting and inspiring answers that shed some light on how businesses are navigating today's complex device landscape.
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. Read on to learn what User Agent strings are used for and how they're created.
Adaptive web design (AWD) is one of the techniques of addressing mobile visitors optimizing their experience on smaller screens. While RWD might seem a standard approach today, for some websites going adaptive gives more flexibility in adjusting the content to suit mobile users and maximize revenues from mobile sources. Here are 10 inspiring adaptive web design examples.