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Measure your Website Performance on Mobile

mobiReady: A tool to Help Developers, Designers and Marketers Test Website Performance on Mobile Devices

  • - Posted by pawelpiejko - 24 Nov 2015
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    4.7 inch phones drive the most web traffic, according to the new DeviceAtlas report

  • The team at DeviceAtlas has put together a new report that reveals the latest statistics on the mobile web browsing trends in Q3 2015. A large part of the report is focused on screen sizes and screen resolutions. We learned that the humble 4.7 inch screen size is today the most popular. The report also covers the most used MNOs, device diversity, screen resolutions, as well as mobile OS, smartphone and vendor popularity. Screen sizes driving the most traffic
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 24 Nov 2015
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    HTML5 for the mobile Web: the Network Information API

  • The Network Information API is a HTML5 API for acquiring information about a device’s network connection. Despite not being a standard, it enjoys decent support across the main mobile browsers. It’s a pretty simple API to use, particularly in comparison with some of the HTML5 APIs we’ve looked at recently on this site (Service Workers, I’m looking at you!)
  • Usability - Posted by mclancy - 23 Nov 2015
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    Measure your Website Performance on Mobile

  • Mobile Web - Bigger than Apps Back in 2008 (yes, it was that long ago), Mary Meeker made her famous prediction that mobile would eclipse desktop by 2014. Fast forward more than half a dozen years and the latest KPCB mobile statistics show that mobile now accounts for 51% of time spent online in the USA. Mobile traffic growth still ramping
  • - Posted by pawelpiejko - 12 Nov 2015
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    Google AMP is aimed to help you build rich sites that load fast on mobile devices

  • Smartphones are the main way to access websites for a growing number of users, even though the website content is often bloated with images, scripts and ad trackers that aren’t tailored for mobile devices. Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) initiative is aimed to tackle these issues by introducing a set of rules and restrictions for websites sent to mobile devices.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 03 Nov 2015
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    Web app manifests usher new wave of progressive apps to your homescreen

  • One can’t deny the irresistible convenience of using a homescreen launcher icon to fire up a web app. Variously referred to as a bookmark icon, shortcut, or homepage icon, why shouldn’t such an icon be able to launch a web page, as well as a native app? And of course it can: this functionality has been available in Android and iOS for years. Indeed, the notion of a desktop shortcut has been around since the first GUI interfaces were developed. So why are we still talking about them in 2015?
  • Geolocation - Posted by ronan - 28 Oct 2015
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    Bluetooth beacons beckon bold builders

  • Bluetooth beacons have always been an alluring prospect for developers. Small, cheap and with a long battery life, they brim with potential save for one fatal flaw: they generally require users to have an app installed on their device to be noticed. Without a beacon-aware app, their presence generally goes unnoticed entirely.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 21 Oct 2015
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    Taking the web offline with service workers

  • You’re probably already familiar with the idea of offline web apps, web apps that can continue to work in the face of intermittent network connectivity. This concept has been around for a while, and various technologies have been developed along the way to achieve offline web apps, (Google) Gears, and Appcache for example, but none of these addressed the offline challenge quite as well as service workers.
  • HTML5 - Posted by mclancy - 19 Oct 2015
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    Ad Blocker Technology

  • The increasing trend towards screening out ads from web content using browser extensions or apps has hit the mainstream since Apple added support for Ad blockers in iOS9. Up until then, while possible, it was less straightforward to block ads on Apple’s Safari browser for iPhones and iPads.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 17 Sep 2015
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    Web push notifications

  • Web push notifications are the best thing to hit the web since the hyperlink! No kidding, this technology is going to be huge. Until recently web developers could only dream of push enabled web apps. Things have changed however, and web push notifications, the asynchronous delivery of messages to a user's device from a website, even when the website is not open in the browser, are now a reality thanks to a number of HTML5 APIs:
  • - Posted by pawelpiejko - 11 Sep 2015
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    Mobile OS market share in Q2 2015

  • For the past few years Android and iOS have been the only contenders for the title of ‘world’s most used mobile OS.’ In this article we share the latest statistics on mobile OS market share for Q2 2015 to show which of these two OSes is the most popular, and where. We'll also look at whether there area any emerging challengers to the top two platforms.