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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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Apple iPhone 8 Launch vs. Samsung Galaxy S8

Nov 6th, 2017

Comparing the first 39 days after the launch of the flagship smartphones of Apple and Samsung, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a slightly faster penetration rate vs. Samsung 8 and 8+. After 39 days, the iPhone 8 Plus had 0.64% and the iPhone 8 had 0.42% of global smartphone usage. Compare this to the first 39 days of the Samsung launch, with the S8 generating 0.40% and the S8+ holding 0.38% of smartphone usage.

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Use WURFL Device Detection With NGINX for Mobile-Optimized Website, Faster Loading Images

Oct 2nd, 2017

Here is a great video of our Founder and CTO Luca Passani speaking at NGINX Conf 2017. Luca gives a quick overview of how to use WURFL InFuze Device Detection with NGINX  to develop a mobile-optimized website.

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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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Embracing Enterprise: WURFL is now a Certified Module for NGINX Plus

May 18th, 2017

At the beginning of my professional career I was a staunch supporter of Open Source. As a young engineer, I had no budget, I was not supposed to have a budget, and I had been trained by my years in college to do things without a budget. After all, why use money on projects when using time to hack things together was so much cheaper?

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ScientiaMobile’s WURFL Device Detection for Enterprise Customers Now Available as an NGINX Plus Certified Module

May 18th, 2017

May 18 – Reston, Va. ScientiaMobile’s WURFL InFuze has passed NGINX’s requirements and earned recognition as an NGINX Plus certified module for their enterprise-ready NGINX Plus application delivery platform. NGINX customers can easily install the certified WURFL module in NGINX Plus deployments to implement device-aware load balancing in their server, optimizing for mobile in downstream applications.

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Load Balance for NGINX with WURFL InFuze

May 17th, 2017

NGINX provides flexible software-based load balancing. And now with the WURFL InFuze for NGINX Plus module, you can quickly inject WURFL’s device intelligence into NGINX Plus’ load balancing logic.

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Apple’s iPhone 8 Will Need to Displace iPhone 6S To Become Most Used Smartphone in the World

May 10th, 2017

RESTON, Va., May 10, 2017 — ScientiaMobile released their Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) last week, in which it found that the iPhone 6S was the most used smartphone model in the world. This is despite the Apple iPhone 7 launch in September 2016, eight months ago.

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Smartphone Price and Your Website: User Demographics

Apr 25th, 2017

Smartphone Price: Instant Economic Demographic

A website using WURFL device detection can instantly learn a user’s smartphone price. This info is one of the few economic indicators that a website can instantly discern about a customer.

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ScientiaMobile Adds Golang Module to WURFL Device Detection

Mar 30th, 2017

RESTON, Va., March 30, 2017  — ScientiaMobile has released a new module of its WURFL InFuze device detection solution for the next-generation language Golang. Building on Golang’s strength as a compiled language for concurrent transactions and scalability, WURFL InFuze provides developers with easy integration of mobile device intelligence for their server-side applications.

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