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HTML5 Device Orientation API: How To

Over on mobiForge, Ruadhan O' Donoghue continues his series of articles on HTML5 for the mobile web. This time focusing on the Device Orientation API which can report how a device is physically oriented in space through the device sensors.


What does iOS7 mean for developers?

Over on mobiForge, Sean McGrath of The Cloud looks at the new iOS7 and the waves it has created in development and design circles. While Apple's operating system may be due an overhaul, the jury is still out on the beta OS.

Design for Touch Devices

Designing for Touch Screen Interfaces

Just published over at our sister site mobiForge, we look at the main considerations when designing for touch screen.

Firefox OS

Firefox OS imminent launch

We have been tracking the emergence of Mozilla OS over on our sister site MobiForge. With the OS due to launch in several markets shortly, this article takes a look at the potential impact FIrefox OS could have in the marketplace. Head over to mobiForge to check it out.

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DeviceAtlas 4.0 released today: Dynamic Data provides real-time information on a device's context

Today we announce release 4.0 of DeviceAtlas. DeviceAtlas 4.0 represents a significant evolution of the product for dotMobi and our customers. We are very excited to bring Dynamic Data to DeviceAtlas for the first time.

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One web experience: why mobile web should be accessible to all device types

Research from IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker released in March, shows that in Q1 2013 smartphones outshipped feature phones globally for the first time.  Some 51.6% of the total phone shipments were smartphones.

Adobe Summit

Adobe Digital Marketing Summit

We attended the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit last week in London. The show was Adobe's biggest yet with more than 2500 attendees over two days.

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Responsive or Device Detection? Mobile Development at Breaking Development Orlando 2013

A little over than a week ago, as the dotMobi’s CTO I attended Breaking Development Orlando, one of the most important conferences on emerging techniques for web development and design for mobile devices. Some thoughts:

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Fine Tuning Mobile: A study of how large Webcos do it

Last week, dotMobi CTO Ronan Cremin published a very interesting study on Mobiforge looking at how some of the biggest companies on the web fine

BDConf Orlando

Breaking Development Orlando

This week Ronan Cremin, CTO of dotMobi, will be at Breaking Development Conference in Orlando, the notable conference dedicated to emerging techniques for web development and design for mobile devices.

Why Responsive Web Design is not always the best option for a mobile SEO strategy

There are a lot of misconceptions about what Google is saying about mobile SEO. First and foremost, Google doesn't mandate the use of Responsive Web Design (RWD) as the best practice for SEO. Secondly, Google unequivocally says upfront "Google supports smartphone-optimized sites in three configurations"; those being RWD, content adaptation, and separate mobile sites.

Responsive and SEO

Responsive Web Design - an SEO perspective

Just published over at our sister site Mobiforge, a look at the technique from an SEO perspective.

MWC 2013

DeviceAtlas at MWC 2013

Just back in the office after another hectic week at MWC. There was much talk this year of what news was delivered by device manufacturers outside the event as opposed to within the confines of a noisy 4 days in Barcelona.

DeviceAtlas IMEI

dotMobi Brings Detailed Device Intelligence to the Carrier Environment

dotMobi’s device data platform DeviceAtlas maps IMEI data to device capabilities BARCELONA — Feb. 26, 2013 — Mobile Web technology expert dotMobi today announced the addition of International Mobile Equipment Identifier (IMEI) data to its DeviceAtlas mobile device data platform. This enhancement extends DeviceAtlas’ lead as the most authoritative source of device data available.

Mobile World Congress 2013

Meet us at Mobile World Congress 2013

Once again dotMobi will be exhibiting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 25 -28. We will of course be showcasing the world's leading mobile device detection platform, DeviceAtlas, as well as the goMobi (now discontinued) mobile content publishing platform.


dotMobi and Nginx Inc. Bring Device Awareness to Web Servers

Online soccer community TransferMarkt successfully completes beta test of DeviceAtlas module for the NGINX Web server


Digital intelligence leader Webtrends chooses DeviceAtlas for device data in Webtrends analytics solutions

Device intelligence from dotMobi’s DeviceAtlas is now available to Webtrends customers


Introducing a new dotMobi tool: Prism

If you are involved in developing mobile web content, you’ll know that testing your work on real devices takes a lot of time. We’ve built the Prism tool to give you a way to quickly view how a site looks in up to 6 different popular devices.

Komli chooses DeviceAtlas

DeviceAtlas device detection solution selected by Komli Mobile for ad serving platform

Komli Mobile implements DeviceAtlas solution to assist ad network targeting and delivery


Towards a Standard for Third Party Browser Identification

In most cases, browser's UA string is enough to detect a device. However, there are a few exceptions to this approach when dealing with 3rd party, side-loaded browsers.