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Legacy Package Deprecation for WURFL OnSite API for Java

Apr 25th, 2018

Our team has been working hard on the upcoming release of the WURFL OnSite API for Java (v1.9.4.0), which will be the last release to contain support for the legacy package name (net.sourceforge.wurfl) and the legacy release package. There’s a lot of information below about the package name and why we’re doing it, but the most important thing to know is that current customers need to update to the new package name (com.scientiamobile) to avoid any disruptions to their project(s).

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Keeping Smartphones Smart

Feb 28th, 2018

At ScientiaMobile, we take pride in having the highest quality device detection solution available which is why we are constantly keeping pace with the changing mobile landscape (so you don’t have to). [Check out our Mobile Overview Report for up-to-date mobile analytics]. More than four

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Introducing WURFL Microservice for Docker

Jan 30th, 2018

Today, we launched WURFL Microservice for Docker, an extension to the WURFL Microservice product line that we already have for AWS. If you are not familiar with microservices, I recommend that you read this post to make sense of why a WURFL REST API server may be a good idea and why Docker can be a great option for deploying it.

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Most Popular Apple iPhone Launch Results: November to December 2017

Dec 20th, 2017

At the beginning of the iPhone X launch, there were many challenges to get the phone into the hands of consumers, but one thing is for sure, its select consumer group with a higher willingness-to-pay is smaller than that of the

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Introducing WURFL Microservice for AWS

Dec 20th, 2017

Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile

The golden rule: can you make a change to a service and deploy it by itself without changing anything else?

― Sam Newman, Building Microservices

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How to Correctly Form User-Agents for Mobile Apps

Nov 15th, 2017

Native apps, Mobile apps, or just apps. We call them different things and we use them all the time. From a business perspective, apps complement mobile and desktop sites. They are natural extension of an online strategy.

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Correctly Form User-Agents for Webview Apps

Nov 15th, 2017

Hybrid webview apps are a popular and cost efficient way to distribute online properties through app stores. A hybrid app is a native application with all the bells and whistles, but some part and sometimes even all functionality is developed using HTML, CSS ,and JavaScript and rendered by a webview component.

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JPEG 2000 and JPEG XR Support by Browser

Nov 7th, 2017

The majority  (79.42%) of browsers do not support JPEG 2000 image format. Of the browsers that do support JPEG 2000, Mobile Safari makes up the majority with 14.48% share. All other browsers that support JPEG 2000 have less

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Smartphone and Tablet Portrait Orientation Usage 2017 Q3

Nov 7th, 2017

In previous MOVR reports, we explored how frequently phones and tablets were held in portrait orientation (vs. landscape).  In the MOVR 2017 Q3, we broke out Apple devices from Android.

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What is Device Detection?

Jul 26th, 2017

Have you ever wondered how the model and characteristics of your phone, TV, or computer are being analyzed and used? Well that’s device detection! It allows a website to create a page that’s optimized for a device model, browser, and operating system. Using device detection, websites can ensure a great user experience and improve performance.

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