Category: mobile development

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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Detecting the OS version of iOS and Android in the browser

September 28, 2016See the updated post at:http://jimbergman.net/getmobileosver-v1-2/  The source code is available on GitHub 

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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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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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