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Push notifications are the best thing to happen the web since the hyperlink! Learn how we built push notifications into mobiForge, and how to add them to your own site

  • - 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.
  • Browsers - Posted by mclancy - 08 Sep 2015
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    Google Initiative to Penalize App Banners Points Future Direction of Web

  • At the top of the month, Google announced the latest in a series of measures aimed at improving the mobile experience by making further changes to its mobile search ranking algorithms. This time, Google has taken aim at app install banners that obscure a significant part of webpage content on transition from the search results. From November onwards, Google will penalize this practice and offending sites risk worsening their rankings on mobile search.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 28 Aug 2015
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    Why HTML5 is killing Flash: it's the devices, people!

  • It’s five years now since Steve Jobs famously declared war on Flash in an open letter entitled Thoughts on Flash. With his knack for prescience, only now is it really looking like it’s lights out for Flash. Android & Google, at the time, somewhat limply, chimed in that it “wasn’t a very nice thing” for Apple to do.
  • Content Adaptation - Posted by pawelpiejko - 20 Aug 2015
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    How top Alexa companies use Adaptive Web Design

  • For some digital experts RWD seems like an approach that automagically addresses all mobile-related pain points but the truth is a little more complicated. RWD can be really beneficial for your website but only if you manage to keep the site lightweight and fast. And thus the majority of top Alexa companies use Adaptive Web Design to provide mobile visitors with optimal viewing experience.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 19 Aug 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?
  • - Posted by pawelpiejko - 11 Aug 2015
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    Get the new Mobile Traffic Report Q2 2015: The Tablet Edition

  • Looking for the latest statistics on the mobile landscape? Check out the new Mobile Web Traffic report based on traffic generated by thousands of DeviceAtlas-powered sites in Q2 2015. Unlike many other reports, this publication focuses on what people are actually doing on their mobile devices, rather than on shipment figures. This will help you understand the complexity of the mobile world today.
  • HTML5 - Posted by ruadhan - 22 Jul 2015
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    Touch-friendly Drag and Drop

  • In this article we explore some touch-friendly drag and drop implementations. In particular we'll be looking at DOM and canvas-based drag and drop approaches. We'll also build on some of the things we learned in previous HTML5 articles on mobiForge.
  • Stats - Posted by ruadhan - 13 Jul 2015
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    Mobile browser stats by country

  • Below you can explore web usage broken down by mobile browser and country. Select a country to see the browser stats for that country. DeviceAtlas allows you to access mobile traffic data sourced from thousands of websites from all over the world. You can browse many kinds of stats across over 70 countries. Each data point shows the percentage of traffic generated by a certain kind of device. Visit DeviceAtlas to access more data.
  • - Posted by Gregory Twohig - 25 Jun 2015
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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. One of the most critical activities of any business is to keep up-to-date with emerging and growing technology. Mobile phone technology has huge potential for any business, and can allow them to reach out to new customers in a very effective way.