Archive for May 2017

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

Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile “A man who is not a Liberal at twenty has no heart. A man who is not a Conservative at forty has no head.” – Attribution is controversial 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

Device Detection Trusted by Thousands of Websites is Certified to Work with NGINX Plus Servers 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. WURFL detects web browsing and instantly delivers 99% accurate mobile device capabilities such as OS, browser, screen size, smartphone price and 500 other capabilities to NGINX Plus. Enterprises can […]

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Load Balance for NGINX with WURFL InFuze

Load Balance with NGINX with WURFL InFuze

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. NGINX Load Balancing Based on Smartphone, Tablet, or Other Device Form Factor WURFL provides a number of options for load balancing criteria within Open Source NGINX or NGINX Plus.  We can envision load balancing by operating system, browser type, or the price of the smartphone. In our following example (which will work for both Open Source NGINX and NGINX Plus), we load balance based on the device’s form factor.

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

Despite Apple iPhone 7 Launch 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. According to the Q1 2017 MOVR, the Apple iPhone 6S became the most used in February 2017 and is now at almost 8% of all global smartphone browsing. In comparison, the iPhone 6 peaked in popularity a year earlier, February 2016, at 14.6%, 488 days after launch. Today, the iPhone […]

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Update API and XML files: The Oxygen of Device Detection

Update API - Improve Speed 5X

May 2017 By Ken Jones Device detection is like oxygen for the mobile internet. It keeps your site and advertisements optimized and well analyzed. And, like oxygen, once you have it, you might forget it’s there. Unfortunately, that oxygen can get stale and unless you continue to take deep breaths, your performance will suffer. Healthy device detection requires you keep two elements of the solution up to date: 1) the API which contains the logic for device detection, and 2) the snapshot XML file which contains the universe of devices. Important Benefits of API Updates Many WURFL users may not […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Surpasses Galaxy S5, S6

Becomes Most Used Samsung Device in the World as of April 2017   RESTON, Va., May 4, 2017 — ScientiaMobile released their Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) for Q1 2017 today, which determined that the Samsung Galaxy S7 generates more mobile browsing than any other Samsung device in the world. Previously, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was found to be the most used Samsung device in the world, as well as the United States, as of March 2017, just a month earlier. According to the Q1 2017 MOVR, the Samsung Galaxy S5 peaked in popularity November 2015 at 5.5%, 579 days after launch. In comparison, […]

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