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15

Nov

2013

Which is the Most Popular Third-Party Android Browser?

Chart of the Week

Earlier this week, African mobile operator MTN renewed their agreement with Opera software to offer a customised version of the Opera Mini mobile web browser. This week 51Degrees takes a look at web traffic originating from third-party (non-Google) android mobile web browsers in the United States.

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Categories: Analysis

Tags: Android, Opera, Browser

2

Aug

2013

Can Samsung Overthrow Apples Web Traffic Dominance?

Chart of the Week

According to Mashable, Samsung have shipped more Smartphones than it's four biggest rivals over the last quarter. This week 51Degrees take a look at the how web traffic from Samsung, Apple, LG, ZTE and Lenovo Smartphone devices compare across the global market over the last 12 months.

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Categories: Analysis

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Android, iOS

31

Jul

2013

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (WiFi) and Android 4.3 User Agents detected by 51Degrees.mobi

Author: Anonym
Premium Device Detection Data is now available to download.
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31

May

2013

Android Smartphone vs Android Tablet traffic from the United States

With Tablet traffic on the rise, this week 51Degrees compare web traffic from Android Tablet devices VS web traffic from their Smartphone equivalent.

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24

May

2013

Chart of the Week 4 - May 2013

Last week the International Data Corporation (IDC) reported that Android and iOS made up 92% of Smartphone operating system shipments in the first quarter of 2013. This week 51Degrees take a look at the global mobile traffic of smartphone operating systems.

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Categories: Analysis

Tags: Blackberry, Android, iOS

17

May

2013

How to differentiate between different types of Android devices

Author: Anonym

Developing websites to accommodate for mobile devices has now become standard practice. However, what happens when developers need to determine between different mobile devices (tablets, smartphones, e-readers, games consoles etc)?

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12

Apr

2013

Chart of the Week 2 - April 2013

With Google announcing their new rendering engine "Blink" earlier this week, this edition of Chart of the Week shows the percentage of web traffic from Google Chrome Mobile vs the native Android browser over the last 15 months.

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Categories: Analysis

Tags: Chrome, Android

23

Apr

2012

Poor mobile web design will flatten your smartphone battery

If you don’t have a web site designed for mobile phones, you don’t just risk frustrating your customers when they visit you online. You’re also likely to drain their smartphone batteries. That’s the message from a research team based at California’s Stanford University.

The researchers published a paper entitled “Who Killed My Battery: Analyzing Mobile Browser Energy Consumption” at the World Wide Web 2012 conference last week. They used an Android handset to browse a variety of popular web sites, measuring the phone’s energy consumption as it loaded and rendered web pages. As well as analysing each page, the team also measured the energy needed to render individual web elements such as images, JavaScript, and CSS.

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Categories: News

Tags: Performance, Mobile, Android, Web

27

Jan

2012

Decline in Apple's share of mobile internet usage shows the battle to dominate mobile phones and tablets is far from over

51Degrees.mobi, the leading provider of device detection and web optimisation solutions, has today published an analysis of the mobile devices its online partners detected browsing the internet last year.

The 51Degrees.mobi Mobile Web Trends 2011 white paper shows that the proportion of mobile web visitors in the USA with Android devices overtook Apple users by the end of the year. The share of Apple iOS web traffic in December 2011 fell to 34.1% in the US, while Android increased to 36.6%.
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Categories: Analysis

Tags: Apple, Android

7

Jul

2011

Get Your Web Site Ready for Android

According to comScore the top Smart Phone OS platform in the US is Google Android.

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Tags: Apple, Android

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Top smartphone OS platforms
  Share of smartphone subscribers
Feb 2011 May 2011 Point change
Total smartphone subscribers 100.0% 100.0%
Google Android 33.0% 38.1% 5.1
Apple iOS 25.2% 26.6% 1.4
RIM (BlackBerry) 28.9% 24.7% -4.2
Microsoft Windows Phone 7.7% 5.8% -1.9
Palm webOS