mobile web

Web traffic increases in 2019 were driven by mobile; top 100 sites saw average of 223B monthly visits

Web traffic increases in 2019 were driven by mobile; top 100 sites saw average of 223B monthly visits

Mobile adoption around the world is having a significant impact on the web’s traffic. According to a new report from SimilarWeb, out today, mobile web traffic has jumped 30.6% since 2017, while
Apple brings iCloud Photos and more to Android with new Web-based apps

Apple brings iCloud Photos and more to Android with new Web-based apps

Only a few applications are included so far, but it's hopefully a start.
Apple brings iCloud Photos and more to Android with new Web-based apps

Apple brings iCloud Photos and more to Android with new Web-based apps

Only a few applications are included so far, but it's hopefully a start.
From dial-up to 5G: a complete guide to logging on to the internet

From dial-up to 5G: a complete guide to logging on to the internet

What was once a method for the US military to communicate top secret messages across continents has now morphed into the omnipresent connection that brings you cat videos.

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation

AMP, Google’s somewhat controversial project for speeding up the mobile web, has always been open-source, but it also always felt like a Google project first. Today, however, Google announced that the
For more and more Americans, a smartphone is the only internet connection they need

For more and more Americans, a smartphone is the only internet connection they need

Smartphone use has skyrocketed this decade, with many turning to their mobile devices as their only way to get online.
Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends report: All the slides and highlights

Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends report: All the slides and highlights

As more of the world comes online, mobiles are taking up more of our time and money.
Google starts rolling out better AMP URLs

Google starts rolling out better AMP URLs

Publishers don’t always love Google’s AMP pages, but readers surely appreciate their speed, and while publishers are loath to give Google more power, virtually every major site now supports this

Answering its critics, Google loosens reins on AMP project

Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, has been a controversial project since its debut. The need for the framework has been clear: the payloads of mobile pages can be just insane, what with layers and
[Update: APK download] Yahoo introduces new Mail app for Android Go, updates Mail experience for mobile web

[Update: APK download] Yahoo introduces new Mail app for Android Go, updates Mail experience for mobile web

Update 1: 2018/06/19 9:46am PDT You can grab the APK file for Yahoo Mail Go from APK Mirror and install it on your device if the app isn't showing as available to you. Yahoo may be the blurry
AMP Stories make news articles on Google Search more interactive

AMP Stories make news articles on Google Search more interactive

Google launched the AMP Project (Accelerated Mobile Pages) back in 2015 in an attempt to speed up the mobile web. It's had its share of teething problems, but it's mostly been a success with its
Google’s mobile-first search index has rolled out to a handful of sites

Google’s mobile-first search index has rolled out to a handful of sites

Just over a year ago, Google announced a major change to the way its search index will rank sites: it will go mobile-first. As the company explained at the time, Google’s algorithms will eventually
Instagram brings Stories to the mobile website

Instagram brings Stories to the mobile website

Instagram says that over 250M people use its Snapchat-like Stories every day, even more than the 200M that were reported back in March. But Stories so far were tied to the mobile apps and that limited

How Interest Groups Will Improve the Quality of Mobile Content and Ads

After a year plagued by fake news and poor user experience on the mobile Web, Mike McCue, CEO of Flipboard, is focused on the ways tech—and audiences—can elevate the quality of advertising and content