I've been using the following user agent Regular Expression to detect mobile devices, but I recently came across a few resources that listed a whole host of mobile user agents that I had not heard of before.
The core of the regexp follows - please note the user agent string has had it's white-space removed. The check is also specifically case dependent. please ignore the newlines, they are for formatting only
These are the extra edge-case agents that I've found out about:
My question is, does anyone have any further suggestions, or possible keywords to remove that could cause false positives. For example I do not include
As a second note, many user-agents report as
Like Something - i.e.
Like Mobile Safari - should I filter these out of the equation, or if something is reporting this; is it also likely to be a mobile device.