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4/7/2015 4:20 PM

Browsing the web from a smartwatch

How many of them can browse independently?

It seems that the major phone makers have decided now is the time for us to all buy smart watches but what do they actually do for the consumer. They are supposed to make our lives easier by placing all the information that we were getting from our pocket and phones on to our wrist. But will this effect the way we browse the Internet?


Products Team

10/10/2014 1:57 PM

Vendor battle heats up

Apple still leads the way with tablet browsing but changes may be ahead

Looking at the recent report compiled by ABI Research, Apple and Samsung lead the way in tablet sales but the likes of Amazon, Asus, Lenovo, Acer and even Tesco are now battling it out to join them at the top table. We take a slightly different angle on this and investigate where these vendors are in comparison to each other when it comes down to their customers using them to access the internet.

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Data Team

9/10/2014 7:39 AM

Apple Press Event Announcements

Like Motorola, Apple have also decided to hold their very own press event in California at their Cupertino headquarters, rather than at the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA). As the dust settled and details emerged we finally got a look at the new iPhone 6 lineup, the iPhone 6 Plus, the iPhone 6 and the first official look at the Apple Watch.

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Products Team

9/8/2014 8:58 AM

NFC enabled mobile device traffic reaches 20.89% (Could the Iphone 6 increase this again?)

Chart Of The Week

In this Chart Of The Week we have re-visited the data for NFC-enabled web traffic. Almost one fifth of all devices observed accessing the network in August 2014 were NFC-enabled. Find out why this is important and what consequences NFC technology holds for the conventional plastic Credit Cards.


Products Team

8/8/2014 2:01 PM

Do Local Brands Really Pose a Threat for International Smartphone Vendors?

Chart Of The Week

In this chart of the week we will examine claims that local smartphone vendors pose a threat to major international mobile device manufacturers like Apple, HTC, Samsung, Huawei and Nokia. We will look at 4 largest Asian markets: China, India, Japan and South Korea with some surprising results.


Data Team

8/6/2014 10:24 AM

New Sony Xperia C3 Detected

Device Data Update

This week introduces Sony 's newest smartphone Xperia C3 that was announced in July 2014 and is expected to be released in August 2014.



7/24/2014 9:04 AM

iPhone 6, iWatch, iOS 8 and OSX 10.10 Autumn Release

When can we expect it?

Apple seem to have adopted autumn time for major product releases. This year won't be an exception as several major changes are expected for existing products like iPhone 6 and iOS 8 and a brand new gadget known as iWatch. When will they be released? And what does the new wearable gadget mean for web developers?


Products Team

11/22/2013 4:53 PM

Which Version of Android is Most Popular on Samsung Galaxy S3 Devices?

Chart of the Week

Earlier this week, Samsung had to pull the Galaxy S3 4.3 Android update after they received complaints from users. This week takes a look at which Android version is the most popular on global Samsung Galaxy S3 devices.


Data Team

9/20/2013 3:16 PM

Apple's iOS 7 Officially Released And Detected

iOS 7, Apples latest operating system was released to Apple devices on the 18th September.

Here at we have been detecting i0S 7 user agents since June and have been monitoring its progress. Here we take a brief look at the newest features.


Products Team

9/6/2013 9:10 AM

Apple Expected To Launch New TV and iPhone 5C & 5S

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus Xbox One Launch Date and Android KitKat