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51Degrees

1/17/2022 1:00 PM

Mobile World Congress 2022

It’s good to be back exhibiting at MWC22 in Barcelona

After a two-year break, we will be exhibiting at Mobile World Congress 2022. Come and meet the 51Degrees team at Stand 7A15.8 for a chat about our services.

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51Degrees

1/13/2022 5:00 PM

Windows 11 is only detectable with User Agent Client Hints

We’re disappointed that Microsoft communicated their sudden change so poorly

In a surprise decision by Microsoft, Windows 11 does not have an associated User Agent string and can only be detected with User Agent Client Hints. It’s interesting that Microsoft has decided to implement an experimental feature that has yet to go through the Web standards process.

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51Degrees

12/21/2021 4:00 PM

Unleash the power of the web server

Don’t assume that a good developer experience necessarily equates to a better user experience

If you’re building websites, you'll have heard of the client-side vs server-side debate. Do you keep everything in one place for efficiency or push it all out to the edges for power? To answer this, you need to understand the benefits of the two.

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51Degrees

12/9/2021 3:00 PM

Christmas bank holiday update 2021

Can you believe it’s almost 2022?

The sound of Christmas songs on the radio and in stores means only one thing...The holidays are approaching! Here’s the final bank holiday update of 2021.

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51Degrees

12/7/2021 4:00 PM

51Degrees welcomes Jo Rabin as Chief Technology Officer

After many years as an advisor to 51Degrees, Jo now joins us as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

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Marketing & Data Team

11/24/2021 4:30 PM

Understanding the User Agent string

These strings hold more insight than you may realize

We know our onions when it comes to detecting information from a User Agent string. This guide will go through everything you need to know about User Agents, including how to identify a range of devices, browsers, and operating systems from the string.

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51Degrees

11/8/2021 2:30 PM

51Degrees GitHub labels explained

Resolving technical support with transparency on GitHub

Ever had a technical or support question on our service? Head on over to our GitHub profile to open an issue on the relevant repository.

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Marketing

10/11/2021 5:00 PM

5 tools you need to understand User Agent Client Hints

Don’t drag your heels because time is running out to prepare

The User Agent string has been part of the web for a long time, so it’s sad to see the plans to deprecate it next year. It’s important you prepare for User Agent Client Hints, the proposed UA string replacement. With these five tools, you’ll be set for the industry change.

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51Degrees

9/21/2021 3:30 PM

Dual screens on foldable smartphones

Foldable smartphones with multiple screens pose no problem to our Device Detection

It seems that foldable phones are not just a fad. With multiple screens offering the benefits of both a tablet and portable smartphone, their popularity is starting to rise. Which is why we upgraded our real-time data services to support the dual screen feature, exclusive to foldable phones.

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51Degrees

9/16/2021 2:00 PM

Apple announces iPhone 13 and iOS 15

There was a lot of hype surrounding the latest Apple event, with a lot of chatter about the new iPhone 13

With the event streamed online on Tuesday, Apple announced details on their upcoming devices. Not only that, but they continue to bolster their privacy features with iOS 15. Let’s discuss the big announcements made at the event.