Android grew faster than iOS in Q1 2016
Recently we looked into the popularity of mobile operating systems in Q1 2016. While iOS grew faster than Android in most countries over 2015, this trend reversed in Q1 2016 with Android gaining much more than iOS. Check out the latest statistics on the most popular mobile operating systems.
Bots and Crawlers May Represent up to 50% of Web Traffic
Dublin – May 12, 2016 – DeviceAtlas, a leading supplier of intelligence on mobile devices, today released its quarterly Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q1 2016, which analyzes mobile device traffic to hundreds of thousands of websites around the world.
Download the new Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q1 2016
Did you know that up to a half of your web traffic may be generated by bots and crawlers? This is one of the findings you can learn in the latest edition of The Mobile Web Intelligence Report based on mobile web traffic in Q1 2016. Here’s what we reveal in the report.
List of most active web crawlers User-Agent strings in 2016
To help you understand web crawlers, bots and spiders visiting your site, here's a list of the top 20 bots and their user agents.
How to use device detection to boost web performance?
Web performance has become a troubling aspect of the web especially given that today websites can be accessed on many device types on varying connectivity levels. To ensure that your sites loads quickly for all users you need to have a good understanding of user devices. Here’s the latest guide on how to use device detection to improve web performance.
16 mobile market statistics you should know in 2016
While smartphones are now firmly established as an integral part of our lives, the mobile world continues to change rapidly as new types of device, services and technologies come and go. It is of utmost importance for businesses to stay on top of the ever-changing mobile world. Here is a curated list of 16 most recent statistics which will help you better understand the state of today's mobile industry.
Are there more connected devices than ever?
Today there are no technical limitations in terms of making devices connected. Internet access can be applied anywhere, from cars, to fridges, to rice cookers, and it doesn’t cost a fortune to make it happen. Does that mean we have more connected devices than ever before?
Android vs iOS market share in 2015
Smartphones using Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, or Ubuntu OS are generally available but purchasing them may not be an easy task. Today the mobile world is entirely dominated by Android and iOS. Check out the latest statistics which focus on comparing iOS vs Android during the whole of 2015. The stats are based on website visits from mobile devices.
5 Facts About The Mobile Market In Ireland
Every year on March 17, Ireland is in the spotlight in every corner of the planet. This year at DeviceAtlas we celebrate St. Paddy’s day by sharing some exciting statistics on the mobile market in Ireland based on website visits tracked by our device detection solution.
What is device detection?
Sound understanding of user devices is critical in today’s online world where so many devices allow users to access websites. Using a device detection solution is the only way to acquire this knowledge in real time, and use it to drive business decisions. In this article we’ll explain what device detection really is. We’ll also explore some technical difficulties which make accurate detection so tricky.
Get the latest Mobile Web Report for Q4 2015
Looking for the latest statistics on mobile device usage? We’ve just released a new edition of our quarterly Mobile Web Report based on web traffic during Q4 2015. The new issue reveals various trends on the most popular operating systems, device vendors, device models, and many more. The main focus is comparing Android and iOS web traffic throughout the whole of 2015.
MWC 2016: Turning the spotlight on accessories
The world's largest mobile industry conference has come to an end. The DeviceAtlas team was present at MWC 2016 having many inspiring conversations about the ever-changing mobile device landscape. Here are some impressions from this year’s new product releases and announcements that everyone was talking about in Barcelona.
How often users upgrade their phones in different countries?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.