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MWC23

51Degrees

1/24/2023 3:30 PM

MWC Barcelona 2023

Come and chat real-time data with the 51Degrees team

MWC Barcelona is right around the corner and once again 51Degrees will be in attendance. Book a meeting with the team to chat about all things new at 51Degrees.

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51Degrees

1/9/2023 1:30 PM

Countdown to G-Day: Phase 6 of the User-Agent reduction

This is a fundamental change that will affect device detection as you know it

Chrome 110, due for release on 1 February 2023, will be the first Chrome version that has information removed from the mobile and tablet User-Agents. In essence, you will not be able to tell the difference between different mobile or tablet device models.

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51Degrees

1/5/2023 2:15 PM

51Degrees: 2022 recap

Google's changes to the Chrome User-Agent dominated our year

As we begin a new year, let's look back at what 2022 had in store for 51Degrees.

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51Degrees

12/15/2022 2:30 PM

Service update for 2023

Updates for December 2022 leading into 2023

The holidays are approaching! Here’s the final bank holiday update of 2022 with an overview of the service update for the next year.

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51Degrees

12/5/2022 12:45 PM

Countdown to G-Day: <deviceCompat> and <unifiedPlatform>

Within the User-Agent reduction, Google has a new format for Chrome User Agent strings

Google is pressing ahead with the User-Agent reduction. From February 2023, Google will reduce the information within Chrome mobile and tablet User Agent strings. Device information will only be available through User Agent Client Hints.

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Products Team

11/9/2022 12:45 PM

Image optimization: the easy and free way

An alternative solution to using an image Content Delivery Network

This blog explains the reasons for optimizing your images and presents just one approach that can be used to serve next generation image formats to compatible browsers.

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Data Team

10/27/2022 1:00 PM

Apple iPhone 14 range and iOS 16

You’ll see the new Apple products in your device detection results

The iPhone 14 range and iOS 16 are now available. We updated our Device Detection ready for the increase of users with these devices and operating system.

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Marketing

10/18/2022 3:15 PM

Countdown to G-Day: Phase 5 of the User Agent Reduction is here

Chrome 107 is the first Chrome version to contain reduced platform information within desktop User Agents

If you have not adjusted your systems to support User Agent Client Hints before the release of Chrome 107 on 25 October 2022, you are likely to encounter a reduction in your device detection accuracy.

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James Rosewell & Kirstin Ringham

10/12/2022 3:45 PM

Learn Client Hints webinar transcript

This is a transcript of our webinar from 28 September 2022

The webinar, and this transcript, serves as an extensive history into why Google are reducing the User Agent in favor of their own creation, User Agent Client Hints.

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51Degrees

10/6/2022 4:30 PM

Legacy device detection algorithm freely available in Europe

51Degrees announce that our legacy pattern device detection algorithm, used in our Version 3 product, can be implemented by anyone in Europe without needing to seek prior permission from 51Degrees.