Author: Jim Bergman

Detecting the Mobile OS version and type – getMobileOSver v1.2

This new release of getMobileOSverJS fixes a bug and adds new features. The bug fix is if the OS version was two digits (e.g. 10.0), the version number was being truncated one char. This now functions correctly. Windows Phone is

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Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros – Lovely Day – chords & lyrics

Saturday Night Live ended their 2013 season with a terrific song written by Fred Armisen and performed by Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros, which is Fred Armisen’s punk rock alter ego. This was the last SNL to feature Fred Armisen,

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Detecting the OS version of iOS and Android in the browser

September 28, 2016See the updated post at:  The source code is available on GitHub 

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WordPress Deep Blue theme vulnerability

The Deep Blue WordPress theme I was using had a vulnerability found in it two days ago, and by luck I happened across the post while searching for a solution to an unrelated problem. That’s why the theme for this

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What WebKit version is in what Android version?

UPDATED February 14, 2015 In the data reported by my ScoreKeepr app, some useful info on the version of WebKit used in a Android release. Please note this is about the Android OS webkit version, which is what you get

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Mobile Browser Reported Screen Sizes – Feb 2012

This is the second post in a series. If you missed the first post, you can read it here. More information about Android screen sizes was gathered this last month, and is analyzed below. Android phones 320 px width –

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Mobile Browser Reported Screen Sizes – Jan 2012

UPDATE: this post is for Jan 2012, click here for the Feb 2012 report. HTML5 / CSS3 development for mobile browsers needs to be aware of the reported screen size to effectively build a mobile site. However, the screen resolution

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Supporting the SOPA/PIPA Site Blackout Movement

The majority of the internet community is taking a stand against SOPA/PIPA which attempts to fight copyright infringement through Internet censorship, and bypass the due process of law by allowing alleged copyright infringers to be forcibly taken offline without a

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Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ WebSocket support

Android 2.3 Gingerbread beta was recently released to developers. The Android 2.3 SDK information does not mention a browser upgrade or support for websockets specifically. So there is no official word from Google regarding websockets being included when Android 2.3

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WebSockets supported in iOS 4.2

Apple released iOS 4.2 in November 2010, and part of that release was support for websocket in the web browser. This was confirmed in a visit to a local Apple store. Here are some screencaps grabbed of the iPhone 4:

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