9/11/2023 1:30 PM
Detecting iPhones in desktop mode for iOS 17
We’ve spotted a subtle difference that could impact other device detection solutions
iOS 17 is due to be released soon and our device detection can now detect the new release. During testing, we spotted a small change to the iOS 17 desktop mode User-Agent that can affect other device detection solutions.
10/27/2022 1:00 PM
Apple iPhone 14 range and iOS 16
You’ll see the new Apple products in your device detection results
The iPhone 14 range and iOS 16 are now available. We updated our Device Detection ready for the increase of users with these devices and operating system.
9/16/2021 2:00 PM
Apple announces iPhone 13 and iOS 15
There was a lot of hype surrounding the latest Apple event, with a lot of chatter about the new iPhone 13
With the event streamed online on Tuesday, Apple announced details on their upcoming devices. Not only that, but they continue to bolster their privacy features with iOS 15. Let’s discuss the big announcements made at the event.
5/6/2021 5:00 PM
Apple’s App Tracking Transparency: selfless or selfish?
The release of ATT in iOS 14.5 has caused a stir in the industry
Apple adding new privacy features for its users is a good thing, right? Well, not everyone is happy about it. We discuss the new App Tracking Transparency feature within this blog.
9/5/2020 5:00 PM
Apple releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14
Feature packed with some significant privacy enhancements!
iOS 14 is one of Apple's biggest iOS updates to date, introducing Home screen design changes, major new features, updates for existing apps, Siri improvements, and many other tweaks that streamline the iOS interface.
9/4/2019 2:00 PM
Upgrade Apple Device Detection
Implement all the latest techniques for iOS 13 iPhone and iPad
51Degrees released the second and final stage of its post iOS 12.2 device detection solution for Apple iPad and iPhone during August 2019 after extensive verification with iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 betas. (iPadOS is formally splitting from iOS in version 13)
9/3/2019 1:30 PM
GPU Benchmarking and Device Detection
How 51Degrees evaluated GPU micro benchmarking and why it's not viable today
51Degrees identify Apple iPhone and iPad models with over 99% accuracy. One of the techniques considered in the solution was GPU benchmarking. The technique showed promise but was not considered performant enough for production deployment.
8/28/2019 2:00 PM
Granular Apple iOS and iPadOS Device Detection
Combining Benchmarking and Image Hashing
8/28/2019 2:00 PM
Apple Tracking Solved
iOS 12.2, 13 and iPadOS 13 iPhone and iPad device detection
51Degrees is the demonstrable leader in the field of device detection, continually leading innovation throughout the past decade.
Apple iOS 12.2 threw up a lot of challenges for many industries such as analytics, finance and advertising. As the leader in the field, 51Degrees adopted an open and transparent approach to the development of a solution, publishing research and examples along the way.
5/9/2019 3:56 PM
Multi Stage Approach to Apple iOS Device Detection
51Degrees ensure an enduring, accurate and high performance solution to Apple iOS device detection
As you may already know, with the release of iOS 12.2, Apple removed some vital information which allowed device detection solutions to accurately identify Apple devices. You can read more about what changed here.