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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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Introducing WURFL Microservice for AWS

Dec 20th, 2017

Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile

The golden rule: can you make a change to a service and deploy it by itself without changing anything else?

― Sam Newman, Building Microservices

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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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Using Smartphone Price in E-Commerce and Advertising

Nov 30th, 2016

WURFL is adding more features, accuracy, and speed to their WURFL device intelligence solutions. Currently, we have a new WURFL capability that provides the price of the device at date of the of device release. This new capability is named MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price).

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Accuracy of our Device Intelligence

Nov 30th, 2016

“We know every device that has a browser on the planet.”
-Krishna Guda, Co-Founder & CEO

When it comes to identifying mobile traffic for our customers, we pride ourselves in maintaining industry-leading accuracy of approximately 99 percent. But we don’t stop here. We are constantly improving and advancing our detection software to give our customers the most used mobile and tablet identification to optimize their users mobile experience.

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Device Detection: Apple iPhone 7 Release Trends

Nov 7th, 2016

The anticipation of an Apple release is always palpable among consumers. The excitement, the long line, and the lure of Apple’s iconic and sleek product design command top dollar.

But how does Apple’s iPhone 7 release compare to the usual iPhone release? We found out.

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jQuery is mobile? Detect Mobile Devices with WURFL.js and jQuery

Apr 30th, 2015

There is no need to explain how awesome jQuery is. It is the Go-To place for developers looking for tools. However, when it comes to browser and device detection, jQuery comes up short. A common question for jQuery is mobile device detection.

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Are You Ready For Google’s Mobile-Friendliness Rankings? Lessons From The Top 10,000 Sites

Apr 19th, 2015

April 21, 2015 is the date when Google starts updating their search algorithms to consider “mobile friendliness” in the ranking of sites. This means that site owners who have not implemented a strategy for adapting their site and content for mobile devices will be ranked lower than sites that are optimized.

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WURFL.js Business Edition: At the Intersection of JavaScript and Enterprise

Mar 26th, 2015

It was over one year ago that ScientiaMobile announced the WURFL.js Community Edition under the umbrella of the WURFL.io initiative. Believe me. WURFL.js was (and still is) a huge success, just as its siblings,the MOVR report and WIT, the WURFL Image Tailor, are.

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UA Sniffing, Feature Detection and Device Detection

Nov 11th, 2014

A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
-Bob Dylan

In a fast moving industry like mobile, new terms, words and abbreviations constantly pop up. Over time, those terms may change their meanings as more people start to use (and sometimes abuse) them.  The concepts themselves sometimes mutate.

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