Interesting

Real insight into what types of devices are browsing your site – right now!

By David Manjra in Interesting

Handsetdetection.com analytics – the low down. The handsetdetection.com platform is used by some of the very largest digital businesses and agencies to enable customised user content (and experience) to enable the very best engagement with each visitor to websites and other digital environments. But there is so much more. You have probably seen the handsetdetection dashboard, visible when you log in. Once you have connected individual sites to the service, there is a click through to site-specific analytics – and that’s when you start to get in-depth information about the devices currently browsing your site.

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Website Device Detection

By David Manjra in Interesting

We all share the same objective – To create the very best user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) for our website visitors. In recent years, websites have been able to offer simple viewing adjustments, known as responsive sites, which makes slight adjustments to the site layout depending on what device is viewing – but it is basic and extremely limited. There is a better way. An enterprise grade way of ensuring the very best experience for users.

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Responsive Design - The rise and fall

By David Manjra in Interesting

Responsive – it’s a great name and the concept is a simple one. The site adjusts its layout, based on browser size rather than device. When setting up the new website, you upload different image sizes (usually three sizes) and the responsive CMS does the rest. Sounds great – right? Well, almost. In some cases, for simple websites, it’s a one size fits all solution [or three in this case], but you get the principle.

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Android in Germany for Octoberfest (Infographic)

By Richard Uren in Interesting

We’ve had the elves hard at work here on assembling another awesome infographic - This one is for Germany, on Android stats collated for October 2014. Interesting 4″ to 5″ screens dominate the market with Samsung devices being the clear choice for Android users. Enjoy 🙂 Cheers Richard

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May 2014: Who’s Droiding It Up? (Infographics)

By Jenn Dunn in interesting

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 Handset Detection, though, our database affords us a wealth of knowledge, and we thought we would share it with you. This infographic will give you an idea just how many Androids are out there and which countries are using which kind of devices.

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Handset Detection Helps R2 with Webcasting

By Jenn Dunn in Interesting

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 Detection to come up with device-specific features. While these stories are fun, it’s always great to hear how someone is using Handset Detection in brand new ways.

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Getting to Know Xiaomi

By Jenn Dunn in Interesting

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 supply. Xiaomi (pronounced “Sheow Me”) took more than 86 seconds to create such a stranglehold on the Chinese market, though. In fact, they first launched in June of 2010, with their first phone coming out in August of 2011.

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What OS is Google Glass Running?

By Jenn Dunn in Interesting

Yesterday at Handset Detection a historic event occurred we detected our first Google Glass device. Google Glass was running Android 4.0.4. Or if you want to get to the really nitty gritty, the user-agent was: Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 4.0.4; en-us; Glass 1 Build/IMM76L; XE7) AppleWebKit/534.30 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/534.30< /pre> We like to think this was Sergey Brin himself, testing Google glass in iconic places like the NYC subway or out and about in a hot pink Tesla.

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Should Handset Detection Accept BitCoins ?

By Jenn Dunn in Interesting

Earlier this year we surveyed our users about how we could improve Handset Detection. But perhaps we forgot the million-coin question: Should Handset Detection accept BitCoins? Is there a demand out there from our users? Are many of you busily mining and trading BitCoins? Is so, why? If not, why not? From what we can see, BitCoin has distinct advantages: Pseudo Anonymity : No banks or overzealous payments processors are involved, meaning you could join the ranks of our free plan customers using Handset Detection as anonymously as you please.

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Where in the World are Android Devices Showing Up? (Infographic)

By Jenn Dunn in Infographics

Wondering just how worldwide the Android brand has become? We assimilated data from all over the world to bring you this infographic that may surprise you! Embed this infographic on your own site! Brought To By HandsetDetection.com

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