1/9/2023 1:30 PM

Countdown to G-Day: Phase 6 of the User-Agent reduction

This is a fundamental change that will affect device detection as you know it

Chrome 110, due for release on 1 February 2023, will be the first Chrome version that has information removed from the mobile and tablet User-Agents. In essence, you will not be able to tell the difference between different mobile or tablet device models.



12/5/2022 12:45 PM

Countdown to G-Day: <deviceCompat> and <unifiedPlatform>

Within the User-Agent reduction, Google has a new format for Chrome User Agent strings

Google is pressing ahead with the User-Agent reduction. From February 2023, Google will reduce the information within Chrome mobile and tablet User-Agent strings. Device information will only be available through User-Agent Client Hints.


Data Team

6/8/2015 11:50 AM

51Degrees Mobile Analytics has been updated

Examples of charts you can produce using our analytics tool

Based on data we've gathered, our analytics tool provides information about the behaviour of devices accessing website. The insight this brings helps you optimize the user experience for the most popular devices.


James Rosewell

9/11/2013 5:30 AM

Ad:Tech London 2013

A Poor Mobile Web Experience

Today's the first day of Ad:Tech London 2013, “The Event for Digital Marketing”. With 7.6% of web traffic coming from Tablets, and 23% from mobile devices globally in August 2013, the organisers dmgevents should know that mobile is important to web marketing. I was therefore more than a little surprised to receive the following home page, and floor plan when I accessed the events web site on a mobile phone.



9/2/2013 9:34 AM

Huawei To Launch 5G Network By 2020

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus O2 and Vodafone Launch 4G In The UK, Firefox 26 To Include A Touch Friendly Mode.


Data Team

8/23/2013 7:18 PM

Chrome 29 – Premium Device Data - .NET Users

Update Device Data File

Customer using the .NET version of Premium Device Data should update the device data file to the version published on or after 23rd August 2013 to ensure their web sites handles Chrome version 29 correctly.



8/19/2013 2:27 PM

Google Developing Child Internet Controls For Chrome

Mobile Web Weekly News Roundup

Plus Amazon's Silk browser updated and Yahoo! release new Chrome toolbar



8/6/2013 8:14 AM

Android Dominates 2013 Q2 Smartphone Shipments

Plus WordPress releases version 3.6 and Google Chrome gains even more market share.



6/28/2013 1:00 PM

Testing Your Website For Mobile Performance

Offering a great mobile experience to your website users isn't just about creating an optimised user interface. Performance is also a critical component when developing for mobile, enabling your content to load as quickly as possible for any device.

Part of the mobile performance problem lies within web pages being too heavy, slowing down loading times on mobile connections. But how do we test our website to understand how to optimise for performance? Read this blog to find out how.



4/12/2013 4:31 PM

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.