Site changes and support over the New Year

Site changes and support over the New Year

Just a quick note to wish you all Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The office will be closed from Friday December 21, 2014 to Sunday January 7, 2015. We’ll be back and into things on January 8th.  If you need support during this time then please use our...
Mobile vs Tablet : And the winner is ….

Mobile vs Tablet : And the winner is ….

We’ve taken a step back on our usual info graphics and this month combined stats from Statista with our own usage insights. So, without further ado here are the latest mobile and tablet growth statistics for 2014. One important note with how we’ve charted...
New Site Goes Live

New Site Goes Live

Today we launch our new website.  I hope you like it. Previously we were using a static site that was closely tied to our web app and a blog using WordPress. Publishing updates to the static pages was a slow process as we had to push those pages through the same...
May 2014: Who’s Droiding It Up?

May 2014: Who’s Droiding It Up?

There are a vast variety of different Android models and unique devices out there. Between all the tablets and phones with all sorts of specs and screen sizes it’s hard to tell who has what and where, especially if you’re looking for specifics. Here at...
New User Interface, New Stats

New User Interface, New Stats

Hi All, We’ll shortly be going live with our new v4 User Interface. This is a major update which paves the way for a number of significant features that we’ll be releasing over the next few months. The most significant change under the hood is that the...
Handset Detection Helps R2 with Webcasting

Handset Detection Helps R2 with Webcasting

At Handset Detection, we often wonder how people and businesses are using our service. Often we hear that a business is using the detection service to find out what kind of phones and tablets their customers are using so they can better serve them. Others use Handset...
Handset Detection Heartbleed Update

Handset Detection Heartbleed Update

This week researchers discovered a problem in OpenSSL, a technology that powers encryption in 66% of web sites. Its known as the “OpenSSL Heartbleed Flaw.” At Handset Detection we make use of OpenSSL to secure our website. We have no reason to believe that...
Site Sharing is Here

Site Sharing is Here

Today we’re happy to release our latest feature, ‘Site Sharing’. Site sharing lets you share site analytics with other folks using Handset Detection. So, how does it work ? From your ‘My Sites’ list simply click the Site Sharing icon (a...
A Security Annoucement

A Security Annoucement

A few hours ago we were alerted to a serious security breach in Handset Detection which allowed authenticated users (anyone logged in) to view and potentially edit any site in the system. No user, billing, payment or contact information was accessible. Only site...
Getting to Know Xiaomi

Getting to Know Xiaomi

86 seconds. That’s how quickly the company known as “The Apple of China” sold out of its latest smartphone model, the Mi3 last week. Just over a minute after the launch and they were all gone. For comparison, Apple’s iPhone 5S took two days to sell out of its initial...
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