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Mobile Site

How do I access the mobile site?

The mobile site can be accessed at from your mobile device (smartphone or tablet). Note that if you attempt to access this from your desktop, you will not be able to click on items. For proper Android support, all actions must be registered as touch events, which aren't in desktop browsers.

What devices are supported?

The Slashdot mobile website uses the latest technologies to deliver a clean mobile experience. Due to the wide variety of mobile devices, we cannot support every combination. Therefore, below is a list of recommended configurations.

We recommend:

  1. An iOS device running iOS 5 or newer.
  2. An Android device running Android 4.0 or newer.


  • We strongly recommend the latest Chrome browser, not the browser that came packaged with your phone.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

We support:

  1. All iOS devices running iOS 5 or newer.
  2. All Android devices running Android 2.3 or newer.

I'm having a problem with your mobile site; what should I do?

If you're having trouble viewing our mobile site, please view the Supported area above and ensure that your device meets these requirements. Also, ensure that JavaScript is enabled.

If you are still having trouble with our mobile site, please email with:

  • The device you are using
  • The OS version
  • The browser name and version
  • The problem you are experiencing

What powers the mobile site?

We're using a delightful potpourri of Backbone, Zepto, Underscore, Hamstache, Jasmine, and Sass. Apache & mod_perl serve up the framework.

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