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Which types of devices have browsers?

While ‘connected’ devices used to be mainly PCs, today this category is much more diverse and runs the gamut from mobile phones, to tablets and desktops.

Device Detection Buying Guide

Download a Device Detection Buying Guide

Here's a short paper that will guide you through the process of evaluating and selecting the right device detection supplier.

A Google mobile-friendly test

A 100MB website is mobile-friendly, according to Google

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.

The most popular smartphones

Most popular smartphones for web browsing in Q1 2015

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.

Which areas can you see improve using device detection? [survey]

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 a 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. Read on to learn what User Agent strings are used for and how they're created.

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. 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.

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.

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. Let's take a closer look at the latest arrivals in the smartphone world.

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. Read on to learn more on how to do User Agent string analysis.

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. Here's how to build your own device detection.

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.

Phablet - Large Screen

Screen Size Disparity Across Countries

Worldwide phablet sales are expected to hit 24.4% market share with 592.9 million units shipped in 2018. Where are these large devices gaining most traction?

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