Found on the Mobile Web #54

WAVE3 News Mobile

Found on the Mobile Web is an weekly WAP Review feature listing newly added and updated sites on the YesWAP.com mobile portal and WapReview mobile site directory. With these latest additions the directory and portal now list 1468 mobile sites.

Business/Banking and Payments/US Regional Banks

Sharefax CU Cincinnati OH sharefax.mobi This mobile site for Cincinnati OH based Sharefax Credit Union offers click to call phone numbers and an ATM and branch locator with Google maps and driving directions for each location. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Business/News

Investors Business Daily investors.mobi Text-only financial and markets news site has frequently updated news and analysis and links to quotes from Fidelity.com Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Entertainment/eBooks

Feedbooks www.feedbooks.com/mobile A large collection of free public Domain and Creative Commons eBooks available for download in Mobipocket, epub and Kindle formats.
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Entertainment/Life Style

Free Dream Reader m.freedreamreader.com What do dreams mean? With Free Dream Reader you can click on the topic of your dream to read interpretations of its meaning.
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News/International/Africa

The Herald (South Africa) m.theherald.co.za A brand new mobile news site from Port Elizabeth, South Africa’s daily newspaper, The Herald. The mobile site has about 30 full length articles from the paper’s News, Sport and Live (entertainment) sections. Source: Mobility.mobi
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News/International/Canada

680News 680news.com/wap A small (10 stories and a podcast) news portal from Toronto’s 24 hour all news radio station CFTR, 580 on the AM dial. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
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News/International/Europe

Teletext teletextmobile.co.uk UK based site offers news stories and photos, sports, entertainment and finance news, traffic reports and winning lottery numbers. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory.
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News/US Local by State/Iowa – Michigan

WAVE3 Louisville www.wave3onyourcell.com/?sid=53 A full featured mobile news site from Louisville, Kentucky TV Station WAVE3, it has  News, Weather, Sports, Weather, Traffic, Horoscopes, TV schedules and a lowest gas price finder. Pages average about 50 Kb but  there is a “lite” text only version (under 10 KB ) for older phones you can load by clicking a link at the bottom of the page. Source: Tappity
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News/US Local by State/Minnesota -New Jersey

Perham MN Ent. Bulletin www.perhameb.com/m/ From Perham, Minnesota, the text-only mobile edition of the Enterprise Bulletin offers local news, weather, business and classifieds. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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MileSplit US Mobile

Reference

All Acronyms m.all-acronyms.com Want to find out what GAAP, HIPA and ARMS-PCR stand for?  This no-nonsense site will tell you in seconds.  Look up any acronym and get the words it represents.  Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Reference/Translation

Portuguese Translation portuguese.mobi/index.php Free mobile English-Portuguese-English translator with a simple but effective UI. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Reverso mobile.reverso.net/text_translation.asp?lang=en Translate text between English, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Russian. There’s also an English dictionary and thesaurus and English-French/Spanish/Italian/Portuguese/Polish dictionaries. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Sports

MileSplit www.milesplit.mobi Mobile version of MileSplit.US which covers U.S. high school track & field and cross country with results, rankings, articles, photos, statistics and a forum. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Shopping

Xtra! Coupons www.xtracoupons.mobi/m/index.php?tid=52 Mobile site with a limited selection of coupons for U.S. online and brick and mortar stores. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Prices2Go wap.prices2go.com Mobile interface into the shopping.com low price search. Find the lowest prices for products available from online retailers.  Results are listed in order of bottom line price, lowest first which I like. However “Buy” links lead to vendors full website which isn’t very mobile friendly. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Technology/Mobile/BookMarking

Foxmarks my.foxmarks.com/mobile Mobile front end to Foxmarks, a popular add-on for Firefox, IE and Safari which keeps your bookmarks in sync across computers and securely backed up in the cloud. The  mobile version of Foxmarks offers web based access to your bookmarks.
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Technology/Mobile/Downloads

Truphone truphone.mobi Truphone is a free app for S60 2nd and 3rd edition phones like the Nokia N95, N85 and E61 that gives you free and low cost mobile calls using VOIP..  Download it from truphone.mobi. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Technology/Mobile/Smartphones

Android m.androidcentral.com Part of the Smartphone Experts family of sites, Android Central offers News and Reviews about Google’s Android Smartphones. There is also a link to the site’s (non-mobile) forums.
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Technology/Mobile/Smartphones/Palm

Pre Central m.precentral.net From the publisher of TreoCentral comes Pre Central covering all the news and rumors about the soon to be released Palm Pre. The site also links to the mobile friendly version of the Treo Central user forums which include a Pre section.
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Travel-Transit

eTravel Blackboard m.etravelblackboard.com Australian travel industry news including major airline, cruise and hotel launches and travel company announcements. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Android Central Mobile

Travel-Transit/Destination Guides

Wordtravels mobile.wordtravels.com Concise sightseeing guides to over 200 world cities.  The guides include a history and overview for each city and a description and photo of  top sights and things to do.  The content is good but the large page size (up to 70 KB) makes for too much scrolling and will cause out of memory errors in some mobile browsers. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Kerala Tourism keralatourism.mobi Directory of hotels, home stays, houseboat rentals and transportation in the India state of Kerala. Notable for its beaches, historical sites and eco-tourism opportunities, Kerala is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Chicago Southland CVB visitchicagosouthland.com/mobile Tourist and travelers guide from the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau which represents 62 suburbs South and Southwest of downtown Chicago. Covers hotels, restaurants, attractions, cultural and historic sites, golf courses, shopping and transportation.  Listings include addresses, hours and phone numbers which are not click to call, unfortunately. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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