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DeviceAtlas Mobile Web Traffic Report Q4 2016

iPhone 2G, 3G and 3GS still actively used, new report reveals

Most of us would agree that iPhones generally have a higher resale value than most Android phones, but did you know that some old iPhones are still actively used in many countries? This is what the latest DeviceAtlas report reveals along with many other fascinating stats on the mobile world based on web traffic in Q4 2016.

Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 summary

As Mobile World Congress 2017 came to an end, we are publishing a short summary of what we learned and discovered during this year’s show. We had plenty of inspiring conversations with the top minds in the industry about today’s device landscape. Here is a quick glimpse into the hardware that was exhibited this year in Barcelona.

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How to use the DeviceAtlas Client-side Component

DeviceAtlas allows you to detect additional device properties using the Client-side method. In this article you can learn how to take full advantage of DeviceAtlas Client-side Component and its ability to identify individual Apple devices.

DeviceAtlas wins the IHS Markit Innovation Award at MWC 2017

We're delighted to announce that DeviceAtlas won the IHS Markit Innovation Award at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. The awards ceremony took place during the ShowStoppers event before the show on Sunday 26 February.

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DeviceAtlas' deep device intelligence now addresses native app environment

Afilias Technologies, makers of market-leading device intelligence platform DeviceAtlas, today announced that DeviceAtlas is extending its scope to include the native apps environment. This makes DeviceAtlas the only platform that can provide holistic views of device usage across web, apps and mobile network layers. The capability will dramatically improve the ability of app publishers and advertising platforms to more effectively monetize native apps.

Detect touch devices

How to detect touchscreen devices in PHP, Java, .NET and Python

Did you know that according to Google 53% of mobile users abandon websites that take longer than 3 seconds to load? One of the simplest solutions is to optimize user experience on different devices based on detecting selected device features, such as touchscreen. Read this post to learn how to detect touch devices in PHP, Java, .NET and Python.

Mapping the full customer journey with device detection

A more sophisticated approach is needed from businesses when it comes to mapping out the modern customer journey. A core part of this is the ability to track the devices potential customers are using. Read this blog and learn how to map the full customer journey with device detection.

Screen sizes

Most used phone screen sizes to design websites for in 2017

Knowing the most used smartphone screen sizes in your target market can help you decide on how to address your mobile visitors. We put together a detailed breakdown of the most used diagonal screen sizes across selected local markets that you should pay attention to in 2017. While 5-inch and larger phones are the fastest growing categories, 4-inch devices still make up a large part of the market.

Programmatic advertising and device data

Most common device detection use cases for Demand Side Platforms (DSP)

Programmatic advertising is a great way for advertisers to buy ad inventory without the hassle of dealing with individual publishers. DSPs who are serious about delivering device-related targeting and reporting need a reliable source of the most accurate and comprehensive device data that includes every web-enabled device potentially accessing the ad content.

2016: DeviceAtlas blog year in review

With 2016 coming to an end, it’s the perfect time for a short summary giving you an overview of what we talked about on the DeviceAtlas blog. In 2016 many companies focused on getting a better understanding of user devices which is what made this year really great for DeviceAtlas and for the mobile world. This year we were also thrilled to see DeviceAtlas mentioned by some of the largest tech media outlets. Here are some highlights from this year.

Most popular smartphone makers

Most popular smartphone makers in 2016

While there are only several smartphone makers recognized globally, the overall number of unique phone brands actively used is massive. Just to give you an idea, in Q3 2016 in the USA alone, there were 281 unique mobile device manufacturers whose devices were used for web browsing in that period! In this post, we take a closer look at the most used smartphone makers in 2016 based on website visits.

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Device targeting for advertising: what you need to know

With the rapid growth of 'digital media time' spent on mobile, it is now extremely important to make sure that the ads reach the right people at the right time. The majority of ad budgets are now spent on carefully targeted rather than wide-reaching campaigns intended for anyone. Device detection is an essential ingredient to make this possible.

Mobile conversion rate optimization

8 methods to boost your conversion rate on mobile

Did you know that on average conversion rate on mobile is nearly 3x lower than on desktop computers? A lot of mobile users attempt to complete purchases on their smartphones but they’re forced to switch to their laptops during the process. Check out these 8 methods to address the issue of low conversion rate to make sure that you get the most out of your mobile channels.

Get the new Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q3 2016

We're happy to let you know that we've just released the new DeviceAtlas Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q3 2016. Download it now to get a comprehensive study on the most used mobile screen resolutions and screen sizes across all continents.

DeviceAtlas Q3 2016 report

New Report Shows 720x1280 Is Now the Most Used Smartphone Screen Resolution

The lastest report from DeviceAtlas, a leading supplier of intelligence on mobile devices, revealed that 1440x2560 (QHD) is now growing at fastest, while 720x1280 is the most used smartphone screen resolution worldwide. The report also tracks OS, device and manufacturer statistics by country.

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The most used mobile browsers in Q3 2016

To make sure that your website delivers a great mobile browsing experience, you need to learn which mobile browsers are the most popular in your target market. For example Android users can swap Chrome for Opera, Firefox, or UC Browser, while iPhone users may prefer Chrome over Safari. Check out the latest statistics on the most popular smartphone browsers based on DeviceAtlas' statistics in Q3 2016.

Rocket Fuel

DeviceAtlas device detection powers Rocket Fuel’s programmatic ad delivery

DUBLIN, October 26, 2016 – DeviceAtlas announced today that it provides device detection capabilities to Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL), a leading programmatic marketing platform provider which leverages artificial intelligence and big data for real-time advertising.

Mobile statistics

10 surprising statistics on mobile web design

We're all acutely aware of the fact that we live in an era of mobile devices but when it comes to influencing decision-makers in your company, you need hard numbers underlining the importance of mobile devices today. We’ve put together a ready-made list of statistics related to mobile web design which will help you, and your teammates, better understand the world of mobile browsing today.

Mobile Conversion Rate Optimization

New guide: How to optimize conversion rate on mobile devices

With the amount of digital media time spent using mobile devices reaching 68%, mobile is no longer optional but rather an essential aspect of every marketing strategy. A good example is Best Buy which recently drove one million store visits just by making product information more accessible to mobile users. Here's a new guide focusing on the best practices to make sure that mobile drives as many conversions as possible.

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AMP for all using DeviceAtlas

AMP is growing in importance in the web publishing world. This post describes a method for exposing AMP pages to all site visitors using DeviceAtlas so that all mobile visitors to your site get to benefit, not just those referred by Google.

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