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  • Pictograms - Posted by ruadhan - 24 Feb 2015
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    Emoji set to live long and prosper, thanks to Unicode

  • You've probably seen them. Your mom probably uses them to sign off her texts, and your teenage cousin has likely abandoned the Roman alphabet altogether in their favour. Emoji are everywhere, and love them or loathe them, they can't be ignored.
  • Geolocation - Posted by ruadhan - 18 Feb 2015
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    Using the Google Maps API to display mobile-friendly maps on all devices

  • In this article we show how to embed a Google Map in a web page so that it will be mobile-friendly and work on all devices, including low-end devices without JavaScript support. To do this, we'll use the Google Maps API for high-end devices that can handle JavaScript, and for low-end we make use of the simpler Google Static Maps API.
  • Browsers - Posted by mark.anderson - 18 Feb 2015
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    Getting Ready For HTTP 2.0

  • HTTP is the underlying mechanism that runs the web. It is the language spoken by browsers and web servers to communicate, download webpage elements and upload user data. The version we currently use is 1.1, a specification that is now almost 15 years old.
  • - Posted by pawelpiejko - 13 Feb 2015
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    What to watch for at Mobile World Congress 2015

  • Last year’s Mobile World Congress brought us the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2, as well as creating a lot of buzz around terms like Internet of Things, connected cars, and 5G connectivity. We’re convinced this year’s event will be even more exciting. Here’s a little sneak preview into what to expect from Mobile World Congress 2015 held in Barcelona 2-5 March.
  • Browsers - Posted by ruadhan - 04 Feb 2015
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    Spartan and Vivaldi: The new kids on the browser block

  • It's a good time in browserland, with two new browsers set to enter the field in 2015. Microsoft is offering Project Spartan, powered by a new rendering engine, EdgeHTML.dll, while ex-Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner's new start-up is offering Vivaldi, which uses the Blink rendering engine. Browser diversity is alive and kicking, it seems, and that can only be a good thing.
  • iPhone - Posted by pawelpiejko - 28 Jan 2015
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    Large-screen iPhones see Apple's Q1 2015 revenue skyrocket

  • Apple sold a record-breaking 74.5 million iPhones during Q1 2015, according to its recently published financial report. The company’s net profit hit a whopping $18 billion. Read on to find out more on Apple's financial performance and iPhone-driven mobile web usage in different countries. Apple’s fiscal year ends in late September, and thus the Q1 2015 figures cover the period roughly from October to December. It is worth noting that these results include iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus released on 19 September, and they also cover the holiday period.
  • Apps - Posted by ruadhan - 22 Jan 2015
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    App deep linking: Do we really need Facebook App Links and similar services

  • It seems odd that in 2015 we must address ourselves to the problem of linking resources across a network, but in the version of 2015 we're lumbered with, we live in an appified world, so address ourselves we must. While linking has formed the backbone of the web since the demise of Compuserve and AOL's walled gardens in the mid-nineties, the apps that populate our smartphone home screens are about as interlinked as Compuserve's forums in the early 1990s; which is to say, not very interlinked at all.
  • Browsers - Posted by ruadhan - 19 Jan 2015
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    Standards and browser compatibility

  • Browser compatibility is hard. Especially on mobile. If you thought things were difficult 10 years ago when there were only a handful of browsers to contend with, then thinking about the situation for mobile may make you dizzy or depressed. For now we live in a world of tens of thousands of devices of wildly variable shapes and sizes and capabilities. And we have to make the web work on all of them.
  • Stats - Posted by pawelpiejko - 06 Jan 2015
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    36 must-know mobile market statistics for 2014

  • Getting to know the ins and outs of today’s mobile landscape is crucial for every business. Mobile web search was predicted to surpass desktop, while the number of smartphones worldwide was expected to hit over 1.3 billion during 2014. These are just two mind-blowing mobile-related statistics which prove that today no business should ignore mobile users. Continue reading to discover 36 up-to-date mobile stats giving you an overview of the mobile market in 2014.
  • Devices - Posted by ronan - 31 Dec 2014
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    A view from China - big is big

  • I recently spent a week in China talking about DeviceAtlas and goMobi to various resellers and government officials. On these kinds of business trips, it’s always interesting to see what kind of mobile devices are in use. My travels were confined to Beijing but is nonetheless worth noting observations from there.
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