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 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.
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:
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
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 Web Design - an SEO perspective
Just published over at our sister site Mobiforge, a look at the technique from an SEO perspective.
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.
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.
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.
DeviceAtlas device detection solution selected by Komli Mobile for ad serving platform
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.
New version of DeviceAtlas website launched!
We are delighted to launch a new version of the website which should make navigating through the device and other data on the site easier as well as giving us a fresh look and feel more in keeping with what is essentially a very data driven site.
Mobile Marketing Live
We have had numerous requests for copies of Ronan's presentation at the Mobile Marketing Live event in London last month.
Ronan Cremin or @xbs as he is better known in the Twitttersphere spoke at BDConf last month on Making the Most of Device Diversity. He made two basic points in his presentation:
Making the most of device diversity
dotMobi CTO Ronan Cremin is in Dallas this week to speak at Bdconf. His talk will focus on device diversity and how to approach it not as a problem to be solved, but as an opportunity to be exploited. The abstract is as follows:
Nginx, HTML5 visualization added to latest DeviceAtlas release
We released version 3.3 of DeviceAtlas this month which comes with a number of new features in tow. We have introduced an Nginx option for the high-performance open-source HTTP server. This is currently at beta readiness, so if you are interested in evaluating this, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.