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25 mobile market statistics that you should know in 2015

We have researched what we believe to be some of the most astounding and notable statistics relating to mobile marketing in 2015 so far.

  • HTML5 - Posted by ronan - 19 Jun 2015
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    Geofencing, web push and progressive apps are taking webapps to a new place

  • There’s a lot going on these days in the world of webapps. Most recently, the W3C published the Geofencing API first public working draft. This API allows webapps to register for notifications when the user’s device enters defined geographical regions, assuming that the user grants permission. This enables a whole new class of webapps to be built and follows the recent rollout of the web push API to Chrome Mobile on Android.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 15 Jun 2015
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    The HTML5 Pointer Events API: Combining touch, mouse, and pen

  • The Pointer Events API is an HTML5 specification that combines touch, mouse, pen and other inputs into a single unified API. It is less well supported than the Touch Events API, although support is growing, with all the major browsers working on an implementation, except for Apple's Safari. There's a colorful background to how the current state of browser support for this API came to be which we covered previously on mobiForge, but in this article we'll just look at its usage.
  • - Posted by pawelpiejko - 10 Jun 2015
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    5 Ways Google Brillo Can Change The Device Landscape

  • While it is generally agreed that the Internet of Things could improve the way we interact with devices, its integration into everyday life is somewhat slow. This process may soon accelerate with the introduction of Brillo, Google’s new OS for the IoT ecosystem. Here are 5 ways this new solution could change the device landscape.
  • Stats - Posted by pawelpiejko - 28 May 2015
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    The Latest Mobile Traffic Report (Q1 2015)

  • Based on mobile web traffic sourced from thousands of DeviceAtlas partner websites, this report will provide you with hard data on mobile landscape today. Digital marketers and mobile web developers are welcome to use this DeviceAtlas-powered report offering an overview of the mobile landscape in Q1 2015 based on web browsing figures. The report includes browsing market share for all major global device manufacturers. Some of the findings include:
  • Community - Posted by mclancy - 28 May 2015
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    Google I/O Event

  • Google's I/O event, which kicks off today, has already impressed with its web app. The fully responsive site not only looks great with material design throughout, it also caches to your device so that you can browse it even if you're offline. Plan and manage your offsite visit directly from here. Just make sure you have good connection to cache the site and watch the streams.
  • Best Practices - Posted by ruadhan - 27 May 2015
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  • Back in August 2013 Facebook announced its plan to bring Internet access to the next billion people in developing countries. Most of the media coverage has focused on whether or not it violates net-neutrality, if it's creating a two-tiered Internet, or if it's just another walled-garden with Facebook as gatekeeper. In this post, we set aside those issues for the time being, and focus instead on the technical guidelines for getting a site included in
  • Devices - Posted by tomwryan - 14 May 2015
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    Nokia at 150

  • Nokia hasn't always been a phone manufacturer. The company dabbled in paper products, footwear and tires before it became involved in the wireless industry. To celebrate their 150th birthday, the Finnish company, which began in 1865 as a rubber manufacturer, released a video detailing its long history.
  • Best Practices - Posted by thecurmudgeon - 13 May 2015
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    Google Mobile Friendly #Fail

  • Yes. I am a curmudgeonly old web dev. I remember when marquee tags were all the rage, but even back when I had hair, we paid attention to how heavy we made our web pages. Image optimization tools were invented to make sure we could shave as much off our web pages as we didn’t off our chins. The beeps and and pings of the dial up world did not a happy bedfellow make with heavy weight web pages.
  • User Experience - Posted by ronan - 11 May 2015
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    Measuring page weight

  • It used to be so easy. Measuring the weight of a web page in the early days of the web was merely a matter of waiting for the page to finish loading and then counting up the size of its constituent resources.
  • Responsive Design - Posted by ruadhan - 05 May 2015
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    Google's Mobile-Friendly Test: can a Spruce Goose really fly?

  • There has been a lot written recently about Google's mobile-friendly search algorithm update, starting first with SEO expert blogs, and ending up being covered by mainstream media sites. The update promised to penalise sites for not being mobile-friendly.