When I first coded this site, I had no idea what I was doing. In my mind, everyone came to this site on their cheap ACER laptop and viewed the site at a low resolution. As it turns out, not everyone uses a computer optimized only for Minesweeper. Most people, my research has shown, read this site on their phones.

In fact, 55% of viewers this year have come to the site through their phone. Of those 55%, nearly 80% are using an iPhone. Now, learning this doesn’t mean that I’m going to give preference to Apple users (don’t worry, Androids!). What this means is that I need to make sure that, when people view the site, they’re getting the best experience possible for that device.

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