9/28/2020 5:00 PM
What is Device ID and how can it benefit your business?
These unique identifiers can supercharge your web offering while respecting peoples’ privacy
While there are privacy concerns surrounding the use of unique identifiers, Device IDs are useful across a number of ecosystems. In this blog we talk about the various concerns surrounding unique identifiers and how 51Degrees can benefit your business.
9/10/2020 5:00 PM
Mobile CPU's and the performance inequality gap
Why there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to developing for the mobile web
We now have an incredibly broad spectrum of mobile devices, and while mobile CPU performance has become extremely powerful in recent years, the performance of these devices differs wildly. This article explains why this matters to web designers and developers.
10/2/2017 9:00 AM
51Degrees: More Than Three Times Faster!
51Degrees compares performance of our enhanced algorithm on three different commodity hardware platforms.
51Degrees is regularly evaluated against competitors DeviceAtlas and WURFL from ScientiaMobile for performance, accuracy and memory consumption. This blog post builds on the previous performance blog from 2016 with the same commodity hardware; 1) a Raspberry Pi, 2) a low-end desktop PC and 3) a high-end multi CPU server, but using an all new algorithm.
9/29/2017 5:30 AM
51Degrees talk to Mobile Marketing Magazine
About the problems that still plague publishers and advertisers when it comes to mobile
James Roswell, CEO, talks to Mobile Marketing Magazine about the data problems that still plague publishers and advertisers when it comes to mobile, and how they can increase revenue and performance.
11/28/2016 10:30 AM
Device Detection Performance Analysis
51Degrees compares the Raspberry Pi against two modestly priced Intel platforms.
51Degrees is regularly evaluated against competitors DeviceAtlas and WURFL from ScientiaMobile for performance, accuracy and memory consumption. This blog post builds on a 2015 performance blog with three new commodity hardware benchmarks on; 1) a Raspberry Pi, 2) a low-end desktop PC and 3) a high-end multi CPU server to provide information engineers will find helpful when selecting a device intelligence solution.
7/21/2015 1:30 PM
Memory and Performance Impact of 51Degrees
Load testing 51Degrees with DotNetNuke CMS
The purpose of testing is to investigate the impact of 51Degrees device detection and image optimisation modules on the performance of the DotNetNuke (DNN) Content Management System. The DNN platform was tested with high user page loads. DNN was chosen as a representative .NET platform for testing 51Degrees .NET API.
7/8/2015 5:00 PM
Apple Standalone on Device Detection
Exposing the crippling solution used to detect iPhone and iPad models
Device vendors as varied as the mighty Samsung, to brands like Pantech and Micromax all recognise the importance of identifying different device models when accessing web sites. However, Apple do not fully support this approach.
Some device detection solutions have tried to address the problem by artificially stressing the iPhone or iPad to determine how quickly its processor can complete iterative tasks. Understanding how the device performs under stress provides an indication as to the CPU available and therefore the model of the device. The approach can yield more information but ironically at the expense of user experience as the page load time increases and the battery is drained more rapidly.
If every web site were to stress iPhones and iPads to gain model information the web would slow down for Apple users. This isn’t in Apple’s interest. However, if Apple make a simple change the problem can be avoided.
7/8/2015 5:00 PM
Device Detection for Apple iPhone and iPad
Which techniques to use and avoid
51Degrees data analysis team stress tested a range of real iPhone and iPad devices, both old and new using all the major web browsers in order to determine if CPU stress testing is a viable additional method to identify iPhone and iPad models alongside User-Agent analysis, screen information and WebGL API
The full results are available for download along with the analysis of the differences between each device and browser.
4/8/2015 6:00 PM
5 Foundations of a High Performance Website
A reminder from bricks and mortar retailing
Published by Digital Marketing Magazine our founder James Rosewell references long established high street retailing to provide a reminder of 5 non technical factors which form the foundations of a high performance website.
12/1/2014 9:31 AM
How the On-line Gaming Industry Delivers Mobile Web Sites Everyday
What can web professionals learn from Black Friday and on-line gaming?
The media coverage of the Black Friday failure of major web sites including Tesco, Argos, Best Buy and Boots highlights how consumer expectation of the internet has changed in just a short period of time. When a competitor is just a screen tap away performance and availability is essential.