10/5/2020 5:00 PM
Apple releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14
Feature packed with some significant privacy enhancements!
iOS 14 is one of Apple's biggest iOS updates to date, introducing Home screen design changes, major new features, updates for existing apps, Siri improvements, and many other tweaks that streamline the iOS interface.
8/28/2019 2:00 PM
Apple Tracking Solved
iOS 12.2, 13 and iPadOS 13 iPhone and iPad device detection
51Degrees is the demonstrable leader in the field of device detection, continually leading innovation throughout the past decade.
Apple iOS 12.2 threw up a lot of challenges for many industries such as analytics, finance and advertising. As the leader in the field, 51Degrees adopted an open and transparent approach to the development of a solution, publishing research and examples along the way.
8/28/2019 2:00 PM
Granular Apple iOS and iPadOS Device Detection
Combining Benchmarking and Image Hashing
8/22/2019 1:30 PM
Missing iPad tablet web traffic?
Fix mobile decrease as iOS13 rolls out
iPadOS 13 arrives on iPad in September. During the days that follow web analytics tools - like Google Analytics - will indicate single digital percentage changes in device splits with desktop increasing, and tablet decreasing.
The change is a consequence of Apple's drive for a supposed improved web browsing experience and tracking prevention.
5/9/2019 3:56 PM
Multi Stage Approach to Apple iOS Device Detection
51Degrees ensure an enduring, accurate and high performance solution to Apple iOS device detection
As you may already know, with the release of iOS 12.2, Apple removed some vital information which allowed device detection solutions to accurately identify Apple devices. You can read more about what changed here.
4/26/2019 9:37 AM
51Degrees Open Sources GPU Renderer Technique to Identify Apple Devices Using iOS 12.2 or Higher
The release of iOS 12.2 at the end of March removed the ability for device detection solutions such as 51Degrees to precisely identify Apple devices. Now 51Degrees open sources GPU renderer technique that can identify Apple iOS 12.2 device models.
51Degrees' GPU render technique allows web developers and analysts to accurately identify Apple Devices once again.
4/2/2019 3:00 PM
Apple iOS 12.2 degrades device detection accuracy
iOS 12.2 removes the GPU model name
The new Apple iOS update has disabled a common GPU based method of achieving precise model granularity.
9/20/2017 8:30 AM
Website Optimisation for Apple devices - iPad and iPhone
In 2015 we released a detailed blog on Device Detection for Apple iPhone and iPad. Since then Apple has released many more devices. Identifying Apple devices can be challenging and when putting plans in place to optimise websites for mobile devices like Apple, companies have two choices. Try and run a solution internally or simply have 51Degrees do the work for you with the added benefits of the Apple device properties we provide in our data files.
7/8/2015 5:00 PM
Device Detection for Apple iPhone and iPad
Which techniques to use and avoid
51Degrees data analysis team stress tested a range of real iPhone and iPad devices, both old and new using all the major web browsers in order to determine if CPU stress testing is a viable additional method to identify iPhone and iPad models alongside User-Agent analysis, screen information and WebGL API
The full results are available for download along with the analysis of the differences between each device and browser.
3/13/2015 2:50 PM
What is the most popular tablet excluding the iPad?
Top 10 most popular alternatives
Check out the list of the 10 most popular tablet devices besides iPad. Is there an undisputed leader amongst the iPad rivals, or are devices evenly distributed by popularity? Read more to find out.