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51Degrees

9/1/2022 1:00 PM

Learn Client Hints: why is Google messing with the User Agent header?

Join our webinar and find out how Google’s Privacy Sandbox proposals will affect you

In this webinar, we’ll discuss Google’s User Agent Reduction and User Agent Client Hints proposals. Both are a big change, whether you are a website owner, web analytics professional, or performance optimization specialist, you will need to prepare. Join us on 28 September to learn more.

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51Degrees

7/25/2022 1:00 PM

Latency issues within User Agent Client Hints

How to make your concerns known to Google

User Agent Client Hints return device information in the second request rather than the first; this can cause latency issues. We discuss why Google need to address the latency and offer a work-around.

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Data team

7/6/2022 5:00 PM

Expected differences between 51Degrees V3 and V4

Seeing different detection results?

Our users who are upgrading from Version 3 to Version 4 can expect performance differences between the two. We discuss why in this blog.

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51Degrees

6/14/2022 5:00 PM

Updates to User Agent Client Hints: 51Degrees Version 4.4

Full User Agent Client Hints support is now available

Version 4.4 of the 51Degrees service, which contains full User Agent Client Hints support, has now been released. Find out more about the changes and how to get started with UA-CH support.

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51Degrees

2/11/2022 4:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints (UA-CH): action needed

The UK CMA has accepted commitments from Google over the Privacy Sandbox proposals

Here's what you need to know regarding the decision, including what actions you need to take to prepare.

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51Degrees

1/13/2022 5:00 PM

Windows 11 is only detectable with User Agent Client Hints

We’re disappointed that Microsoft communicated their sudden change so poorly

In a surprise decision by Microsoft, Windows 11 does not have an associated User Agent string and can only be detected with User Agent Client Hints. It’s interesting that Microsoft has decided to implement an experimental feature that has yet to go through the Web standards process.

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51Degrees

8/10/2021 4:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints: your questions answered

User Agent Client Hints are one of the biggest changes to the device detection industry. Here’s what you need to know.

These HTTP header requests have been introduced within Chromium browsers to replace the User Agent string. While we don’t think this is a good idea, we need to upgrade our device detection capabilities to include support for this feature. This blog covers any questions you may have on User Agent Client Hints support within our device detection.

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Products Team

8/5/2021 1:00 PM

We’ve released version 4.3 of our API packages

Future-proof your real-time data when you upgrade to version 4.3

Google’s plans to replace the User Agent string with User Agent Client Hints are not ideal, but we have to prepare our real-time data services accordingly. Version 4.3 of our API packages now includes support for User Agent Client Hints.

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Products Team

7/21/2020 11:26 AM

Product update: new Varnish API

We have some exciting product news!

It’s been a busy start to 2020 for 51Degrees, not even a global pandemic stopping us from launching version 4 of our device detection, writing brand new documentation, creating new HASH datafiles and completely redesigning our website.