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12/29/2020 2:00 PM

Buckle up for 2021: Making enduring digital decisions in a time of uncertainty

For the digital industry, 2021 is shaping up to be one hell of a rollercoaster ride.

Make sure you are prepared for the twists and turns 2021 may bring. It’s time to consider these changes and smart choices to help your business succeed.


Allen O'Neill

12/23/2020 1:00 PM

How many cuppa's does your browser weigh?

The environmental impact of encrypting the web by default

Have you ever considered how much CO2 your website encryption produces? This article discusses new research on the decisions that can affect the environmental impact of the web.

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Benjamin CB

6/27/2019 3:00 PM

User-Agents and Device Detection

What are User-Agents and how are they used in the device detection process?

We break down what a User-Agent is, and the most important segments we take from them to identify core components such as operating system, hardware model, and browser.

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Ali Hutchison

12/20/2017 12:08 PM

Samsung Internet Usage - Revisited

51Degrees shares what has changed since we shared usage trends in Aug 2017

In August 2017, 51Degrees wrote an article outlining Samsung Internet usage trends. We revisit the usage trends four months on and highlight what has changed.

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Ali Hutchison

8/17/2017 1:00 PM

Samsung Internet Usage

51Degrees reviews the Samsung browser popularity

In 2012 Samsung Internet was made available as a stand-alone app and since then it has begun to acquire momentum, particularly in Africa and the Middle East. It has become so well recognised in these regions that its usage topped Mobile Safari. The latest stable release adds features such as Iris Scanning, Samsung Pay Support and Content Blocking. We take a look at the Samsung browser popularity around the globe and how it compares to other android browsers.

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9/16/2015 8:49 AM

Windows 10: A closer look at usage numbers

Windows 10 – One month in

Microsoft suggests that Windows 10 has had great initial success with 75 million devices installing the upgrade just four weeks after it was released. The company's marketing chief, Yusuf Mehdi, said “the operating system is being downloaded and installed faster than any previous version of the platform”.



8/7/2015 11:10 AM

The non-Ashes

Comparing the UK and Australian web browsing market

The early part of July saw England and Australia resume hostilities in The Ashes – the most hotly contested long form competition in global Cricket. Whilst the sport, never mind this particular contest, is well-known but rarely understood outside the countries where it is played, the competition remains the fiercest rivalry in the game's history.



7/31/2015 11:06 AM

The race for Android second place

Competition in the multibillion dollar Android market is thriving. Over the last two years it has been notoriously dominated by Samsung. However, Samsung is not the only Android manufacturer in the battle, so the question we posed was which Android manufacturer is the front runner for second place?


Data Team

5/18/2015 1:15 PM

Most Popular Screen Resolution in April for Smartphones

What is the Display Resolution?

51Degrees presents the most popular Screen Resolution for Smartphones during April 2015. The most popular was 1920x1080 with 33.56%