Posts with tag: 'Facebook'

NY Times cites WURFL analysis of Facebook’s in-App browser

NY Times Technology writer Farhad Manjoo wrote in his article: “Facebook now derives the vast majority of its revenue from mobile ads. Its sales are growing at a breathtaking clip. People now spend more time on the Facebook app than doing anything else on their phones. Facebook’s embedded web browser — which opens if you click a web link from within the Facebook app — is now used to access nearly as many web pages as the included web browsers on Android and iOS, according to a report by the research firm ScientiaMobile.” Read the entire article here. Download the 2015 […]


Report from PHP Conference 2013 in Munich Germany: RWD Keynote and HipHop for PHP

The thing about Hip-Hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable. – Barack Obama “Morality, it could be argued, represents the way that people would like the world to work, whereas economics represents how it actually does work.”  – Steven D. Levitt, Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything The ScientiaMobile technical team has been on tour. Steve and I just came back from Munich, Germany, where we were invited speakers at the International PHP Conference 2013.  


Smart TVs and WURFL

  Someone just pinged me about Twitter traffic coming from the Breaking Development conference in Orlando. Jason Grigsby delivered a great presentation about Smart TVs, the next big wave and the one that will make the life of RWDoers even more exciting (yes, it’s irony): Among other things, Jason is complaining that Smart TVs are coming, but how to detect them in the jungle of UA strings is left as a not-so-simple exercize for the poor developer. This made me jump on my chair. So much time and effort spent in supporting SmartTVs in WURFL API 1.4 and nobody […]

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