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Top Phones in Egypt

Feb 6th, 2019

The most used smartphone in Egypt during 2018 Q4 was Huawei’s Y7 Prime with 2.7%. ScientiaMobile’s 2018 Q4 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) reports Egyptian mobile usage trends, top phones in Egypt, tablets, operating systems, and mobile network usage.

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How Do Mobile Video Viewers Hold Their Phone?

Feb 5th, 2019

82.5% of smartphone users hold their phones in portrait orientation when on a video site. This is surprising because the do not receive an optimal viewing experience from video filming in landscape format.

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How Do Device-Aware Edge Servers Improve Image CDNs?

Jan 2nd, 2019

Device-aware edge servers on an image CDN ensure fast delivery of device-specific images from the cache 98% of the time. Exact tailoring of image compression, file format, and resolution yields up to 80% image payload reduction.

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What is Google Image Proxy?

Nov 15th, 2018

Google Image Proxy is a Google service that anonymizes image requests for Gmail.  WURFL device detection classifies this service an an email client.

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Top Phones in South Korea

Nov 1st, 2018

The most used smartphone in South Korea during 2018 Q3 was the Apple iPhone X at 13.31%. Subscribe to the Mobile Overview Report to learn more about mobile usage trends and see the entire list of top phones in South Korea.

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How to Compress GIF With a Dynamic Image CDN

Oct 31st, 2018

Using GIF files for animations is useful, but inefficient. You can compress GIFs, automatically convert to more efficient MP4 or WEBP, and accelerate your page load time by using a dynamic image CDN like ImageEngine by ScientiaMobile.

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Detect Smartphones vs. Basic Phones On Your Website

Sep 18th, 2018

Businesses need to detect smartphones for mobile optimization and advertising purposes. However, what people considered a smartphone in 2010 is very different than what it is today. ScientiaMobile’s WURFL device detection applies a dynamic definition of what is a smartphone. You can start using our “is_smartphone” virtual capability to test, identify, and target smartphones. WURFL gives you peace of mind that the definition of smartphones will evolve over time and not require the involvement of your developers.

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Growing Support of HEVC or H.265 Video on Mobile Devices

Aug 23rd, 2018

78% of iPhone and 57% of Android smartphone requests come from devices that support hardware-accelerated High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC or H.265) decoding. This growing support trend will benefit video streaming companies that architect their networks to leverage HEVC.

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Great Customer Support Empowers Customer Success

Jul 19th, 2018

Peter Drucker once said, “Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the customer gets out of it.” Here at ScientiaMobile, we believe that too. Our dedicated Customer Support team truly cares about your business outcomes, and wants to help you solve your biggest problems.

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Top E-Commerce Lessons Learned from 2016

Jan 19th, 2017

In 2016, we have learned quite a bit about how mobile traffic uses their devices for online shopping and E-Commerce transactions. Using our MOVR data we have learned a number of valuable lessons for 2017.

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