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Near Field Communication Support Has Come a Long Way

Feb 6th, 2019

Back in 2015, we reviewed the spectrum of devices, specifically smartphones, that had Near Field Communication (NFC) support. Specifically, when comparing 2015 Q4 with 2018 Q4, we saw a 19% increase in NFC support on smartphones globally.

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Top Dual SIM Phones and Countries 2018

Oct 30th, 2018

Advertisers and Security specialists can identify users of Dual SIM devices by using WURFL device detection. The Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) outlines top phones, top countries and price of multi-SIM phones.

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Top Phones 2018 Q3

Oct 29th, 2018

On October 26, 2018, we released ScientiaMobile’s Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) that outlines mobile usage trends and most popular phones for 2018 Q3. Here is a brief summary.

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How the Apple iPhone XS & XS Max Performed after Launch

Oct 26th, 2018

Generally speaking, the new launches of the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max performed slightly poorer than the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch. All three recent launches reached around 0.2% market share globally by the end of September…

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How the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Performed after Launch

Oct 26th, 2018

Generally speaking, the new launches of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 performed slightly better than the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max launch. All three recent launches reached around 0.2% market share globally by the end of September…

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Apple’s iPhone 7 Continues Popularity in Most Global Smartphone Markets, According to ScientiaMobile Report

Oct 26th, 2018

In ScientiaMobile’s newly published Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) for third quarter 2018, the device detection firm found that the Apple iPhone 7 continues to reign as the world’s most popular smartphone based on browsing usage of 5.70 percent.

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France and Croatia Mobile Device Trends in 2018 Q2

Aug 29th, 2018

France and Croatia have a lot more in common than being good at soccer. We looked at their device usage trends through April to June in 2018 and found some interesting information. Let’s review their similarities and differences.

 

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WebRTC Support in Browsers is Growing

Apr 27th, 2018

WebRTC is a project that provides web browsers and mobile applications with real-time communication (RTC) via simple application programming interfaces (APIs). Many browsers have added versions that support WebRTC to allows audio and video communication to work inside the web page.

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The Importance of Knowing Physical Device Dimensions

Apr 24th, 2018

Some of our specific WURFL device detection capabilities identify physical elements of devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.). With this information our customers can pinpoint and target ads to newer devices, or older devices, depending on their desired demographic.

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Changes in Brazilian Smartphone Usage: 2015 Q1 vs. 2018 Q1 Comparison

Apr 24th, 2018

Brazil is a country full of change and increasing global impact, which is why we decided to focus on Brazil for our 2018 Q1 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR). We took a look a the top 10 smartphones and the top manufacturers, then and now, to see what trends we could find over the past three years.

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