Handset Detection


Jenn Dunn

9/9/2013 12:00 AM

Android Statistics: Breaking Down Droid Use in the Developing World (Infographic)

There’s always so much discussion who’s using what device in the US or Japan or which smartphone is winning the war. But what about the developing world - what does mobile usage look like in these up-and-coming nations? What devices are they using to meet their unique needs and challenges?


Jenn Dunn

8/29/2013 12:00 AM

SEO Friendly Mobile Redirection

Heads up, mobile developers! In a recent blog post, Google announced that they were going to start penalizing sites that are misconfigured for smartphone users, in mobile search.


Jenn Dunn

7/3/2013 12:00 AM

What OS is Google Glass Running?

Yesterday at Handset Detection a historic event occurred we detected our first Google Glass device.


Jenn Dunn

6/25/2013 12:00 AM

What is A/B Testing and How Can it Help Your Business?

This guest post is brought to you by WePay - the easiest way to accept credit cards online.


Jenn Dunn

6/11/2013 12:00 AM

Tracking iOS 7’s Development from December to Today

We were just as thrilled as anyone else to read about all the new features of iOS 7 yesterday. In a nutshell, it looks awesome and we can’t wait to try it out.


Richard Uren

5/22/2013 12:00 AM

IP Address change on US Servers

We’ve just been notified by our US hosting provider that we need to urgently remap some of our US IP addresses as they’re releasing a block to ARIN on Friday !!! Needless to say we’re very unhappy with the super sort notice, however its out of our hands.


Jenn Dunn

4/24/2013 12:00 AM

Should Handset Detection Accept BitCoins ?

Earlier this year we surveyed our users about how we could improve Handset Detection. But perhaps we forgot the million-coin question:


Richard Uren

3/20/2013 12:00 AM

Database Maintenance, Small tweaks you might like to know about

Shortly we’ll be making a few changes to our device database to improve device classification and make our naming more straight forward.


Richard Uren

2/18/2013 12:00 AM

API Kit Updates

Just a quick note. New updates are available for the ASP.NET (3.5 and 4.0) and Java API kits. Both updates fix bugs in local device detection. The ASP.NET kits had a bug which prevented some ‘x-’ http headers being checked for a detection and the Java kit had a caching issue which significantly hampered performance.


Richard Uren

2/18/2013 12:00 AM

Express Detection gets ‘Manual Override’ !

Sometimes you just need to pop the clutch and take control yourself ! So, without further ado let me introduce Manual Override. Manual Override lets you disable Express Device Detection manually (on a case by case basis).