iOS

iphone 7 plus

Rob Bateman, James Rosewell

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.

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Benjamin CB

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.

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Benjamin CB

8/28/2019 2:00 PM

Granular Apple iOS and iPadOS Device Detection

Combining Benchmarking and Image Hashing

Detecting the precise iPad or iPhone after iOS 12.2 is a bit of a headache, but so important for accurate analytics given Apple's dominance in the tablet and smartphone market. Traditional User-Agent based solutions need to be enhanced with JavaScript.

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Maria Gray

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.

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Benjamin CB

4/2/2019 3:00 PM

Apple iOS 12.2 degrades device detection accuracy

iOS 12.2 removes the GPU model name

The new Apple iOS update has disabled a common GPU based method of achieving precise model granularity.

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51Degrees

8/6/2015 11:30 AM

You don't have to be rich to iOS

(but it helps)

The battle between iOS and Android is usually played out in the battlefield of the high street, where the two key mobile operating systems compete for sales. The relative performance of each operating system can therefore fluctuate greatly: the month after a new iPhone launch iOS devices tend to do very well and the same is true when a new Android phone is launched or a price drop takes place.

The question we asked ourselves at 51Degrees.com was what does the battle look like out in the real world.

Elements of this article were featured in The Register. You can see the article here.

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Data Team

9/20/2013 3:16 PM

Apple's iOS 7 Officially Released And Detected

iOS 7, Apples latest operating system was released to Apple devices on the 18th September.

Here at 51Degrees.mobi we have been detecting i0S 7 user agents since June and have been monitoring its progress. Here we take a brief look at the newest features.

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Products Team

9/6/2013 9:10 AM

Apple Expected To Launch New TV and iPhone 5C & 5S

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus Xbox One Launch Date and Android KitKat

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Products Team

8/28/2013 8:35 AM

HTC Developing Smartphone Operating System

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus the Strengths of Firefox OS and Apple's New A7 Chip Rumors

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Products Team

8/6/2013 8:14 AM

Android Dominates 2013 Q2 Smartphone Shipments - Will Apple Loose Market Grip?

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