5/22/2024 2:30 PM

Detect Brave Browser and version

How to identify Brave Browser from the User-Agent

In browser identification, most browsers show their names in the User-Agent. But Brave Browser will instead appear as Google Chrome. In this blog, we’ll cover how to detect Brave when it presents itself as Chrome.



5/20/2024 4:15 PM

Understand Google’s Privacy Sandbox APIs

Make smarter decisions with Privacy Sandbox analytics

Understanding the web technologies available based on the browsers and devices your customers are using ensures your strategy is based on fact. 51Degrees gives you this granularity for Privacy Sandbox, and it takes only a few minutes to add to your analytics.



4/30/2024 12:45 PM

9% revenue boost to publishers with 51Degrees and Prebid

Setting the standard for Prebid integrations

Publishers can bank a meaningful improvement in CPM with 51Degrees device data enriching the OpenRTB device object. Ensure you get the most value from your advertising space with little effort.


Data Team

4/3/2024 2:30 PM

The importance of detecting WebView

Understand where your content is being displayed

It’s important to consider both the User-Agent and User-Agent Client Hints when detecting WebView. Our device detection can easily do this for you.



1/11/2024 1:00 PM

Improvements to 51Degrees made in 2023

Staying on top of industry changes is crucial for an accurate device detection service

A lot happened in 2023 – industry changes and major device releases dominated the device detection market. In response to this, we continuously updated the 51Degrees service.



1/4/2024 2:30 PM

Service update for 2024

The UK bank holidays will affect our data file and support availability. This blog details which dates in 2024 will be affected.



12/5/2023 3:30 PM

Retiring the server

We no longer support the code base or data file format

We’ve retired the HAProxy service. We recommend you get started with Version 4 which retains features such as in-memory data upgrades and multi-threading support.


Data Team

12/4/2023 3:45 PM

Detecting iPhones as group profiles

Why am I seeing multiple iPhones returned instead of one device?

Apple has made it difficult to detect between iPhone devices, and it’s rare to resolve the detection result to one singular model. This blog discusses the different detection methods and what you can do if the iPhone is detected as a group of models.



11/27/2023 1:30 PM

Considerations when using IIS and .NET Framework

Seeing errors? Try implementing these solutions

DLL and GAC errors, blocked requests, or the IIS application pool keeps stopping. This blog provides solutions for some errors you may see if you are using 51Degrees with IIS and .NET Framework.



10/11/2023 12:00 PM

Update to the 51Degrees predictive algorithm

We’ve updated our predictive algorithm to tolerate corruption in the User-Agent and User-Agent Client Hints data. The changes result in a more accurate device detection.