Found on the Mobile Web

Sites added to the yeswap.com mobile portal and WapReview.com directory in the last seven days.

Entertainment

FILM-TV.COM: (www.film-tv.com/english.html) A specialty mobile portal featuring a comprehensive set of links to mobile movie and tv sites. The fluid, table based design looks good on all sizes of mobile screens. Not so good is that here are too many links on the front page for good usability.

Entertainment/Mobile Video

srobbin.com: (srobbin.com/mobilevideo) This is another site that let’s you search for and download videos in mobile formats from Google Video. These are high quality .mp4 and .avi videos so you really need a 3G connection. Avi support is pretty much limited to Windows Mobile. The mp4 format files are smaller and work on more devices.

Entertainment/Music-Nightlife

 MyStrands ImageMyStrands: (m.mystrands.com) A music recommender that taps into the wisdom of the crowds. Submit your playlists to MyStrands and it will recommend music that other users with similar tastes enjoy.

PartyStrands: (mobile.partystrands.com) Real-time listings of what music is playing right now at bars and clubs in your city.

News/International

CBC: (cbc.ca/mobile) Text-only, PDA format news site from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Extensive coverage of regional, national and international news.

Mail-IM-PIM-IRC

Live Mobile Messenger: (mobile.msn.com/wlm) Beta mobile interface to Microsoft’s re-branded IM platform.

Remember The Milk: (m.rememberthemilk.com) Mobile edition of the popular “Web 2.0” online to-do list, scheduler and calendar. No mobile registration, register on your PC at www.rememberthemilk.com/signup/

Portals

Purely Mobile: (purelymobile.co.uk) – a new mobile link directory and search engine. 200+ sites in 39 categories.

Reference

BBR Wine Encyclopedia: (mobile.bbr.com) Extensive trove of wine information by London wine merchant, Berry Brothers and Rudd. Includes wine news, vintage chart, descriptions of wine regions and grape varieties. The emphasis is on French wines, but all major world wine regions get some coverage.

Travel-Transit/Air/Airlines

KLM Online Timetable: (www.onlinetimetable.klm.com/pda) Complete system timetable by departure/destination city pair and date. The four column, 250 px wide, table based layout requires a QVGA screen for easy readability.

US Airways: (us2go.com) A basic but quite usable mobile site offering an interactive timetable and real-time flight status.

Travel-Transit/Transit

WMATA: (wmata.com/mobile – wml) Mobile site of the Washington (DC) Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Simple but effective trip planner, bus schedules and real-time rail arrival information.

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