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.
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
51Degrees' GPU render technique allows web developers and analysts to accurately identify Apple Devices once again
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.
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.
10/2/2018 12:59 PM
51Degrees User Agent Analysis Oct 2018 - New Apples on the Block
51Degrees shares popular User Agent examples including iPhone XS/XS Max
This blog shares the latest 51Degrees User-Agent Analysis including User-Agent examples from the latest Smartphones and Tablets. Currently, we have over 51,000 device models in our database.
6/14/2018 2:16 PM
51Degrees User Agent Analysis - June 2018
Popular User Agents detected including Smartphones, MediaHubs and Consoles
This blog shares the latest 51Degrees User Agent Analysis including User Agent examples from Smartphones, MediaHubs and Consoles. Currently, we have over 50,000 device models in our database.
10/16/2017 9:25 AM
Apple Sub-Versions Update
As part of our continual improvement programme we would like to take this opportunity to inform our customers of an improvement we are making in the near future.
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.
7/10/2017 9:56 AM
Apple's Macintosh OS - macOS and OS X?
During the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) In June 2016, Craig Federighi, Apples senior VP of software engineering, announced that Apple's desktop operating system will now go by the name of macOS (codename: Sierra).
5/15/2017 9:58 AM
Detect Apple iPhone Model Numbers and User-Agents
51Degrees property: HardwareModelVariants
We recently touched on model numbers within Android User-Agent strings for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. This week we look closer at User-Agent strings for the Apple iPhone 7.