Found on the Mobile Web #57

Found on the Mobile Web is a weekly WAP Review feature listing newly added and updated sites on the mobile portal and WapReview mobile site directory. With these latest additions the directory and portal now list 1554 mobile sites.

Business/Banking and Payments/US Regional Banks

BECU Mobile

BECU Membership in the Boeing Employees Credit Union is open to all Washington State residents.  BECU has 45 branches and 160 ATMs in the Seattle and Puget Sound area.  The credit union’s mobile site lets anyone find branches and ATMs and allows members to view balances, transactions, transfer funds between accounts, view transfer history, pay bills, check rates and create and manage account alerts. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
Ratings: Content ****_ Usability XXXX_

Capital One Mobile banking site for Capitol One Bank, which operates in Connecticut, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Account holders can View real-time account balances and transaction history for the last seven days, pay bills online to pre-established payees, transfer money between your Capital One accounts and your accounts at other banks. Anyone can use the ATM/Branch locator. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
Ratings: Content ****_ Usability XXXX_


Sky News National and World News, Sports, Entertainment and “Strange but True” reports from the mobile website of the UK’s Sky satellite television service.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

News/International/Australia and New Zealand

NZHerald The New Zealand Herald’s new mobile site has National, World, Business, Sports, Techology and Entertainment News, Weather and Traffic in a nicely designed site that should work on all phones.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Huffington Post Mobile

Huffington Post While it may have started as Arianna Huffington’s blog, the HuffPost is now a major web news outlet with a paid staff and constant updates covering breaking news. The mobile edition by Crisp Wireless contains a selection of top stories from the full site.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

News/US Local by State/Iowa – Michigan

Crain’s Detroit Business Business news from beleaguered Motor City. Updated daily. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

News/US Local by State/Minnesota -New Jersey

St. Louis Today, the online home of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch daily newspaper, delivers News, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Life & Style, Weather and an Events Calendar to your phone. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Supersport Mobile site of South Africa’s SuperSport pay TV network. It features Rugby, Soccer, Cricket, Golf and Motorsport news and photos and registers over a million page views per month. Source
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Volvo Ocean Race Follow the 39,000 mile, nine month long round the world yacht race on your phone. The current Volvo Ocean Race started in October, 2008. This is the race’s official mobile site which has news and videos from the race and a chart graphic displaying the current position of each competitor. Source:

Content: **** Usability: XXXX

One Tribe Mobile Homepage

One Tribe The official supporters club of the Vodafone Warriors New Zealand NRL rugby club. News, scores, NRL ladder, voting for player of the day, live match commentary and wall paper downloads which are currently broken. Source:
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Sports/Golf Mobile edition of Golf Magazine’s website. News, live tournament coverage, golfing tips, equipment and golf course reviews and ratings. Source:
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Pocket Now Offers reviews, articles, commentary and news covering the Windows Mobile platform, devices and software. The site’s front page is an insanely large for mobile 390 KB. I guess Mobile IE must be able to handle pages that big. I lot of feature phone browsers can’t.
Content: **** Usability: XXX

Technology/Mobile/News – Reviews

Dotsisx Blog Mobile

The Dotsisx Blog Dotsisx is Rita El Khoury, a graduate student in Paris, and the other guru (along with Richy Cadden) at Symbian-Guru. She shares her S60 tips with an emphasis on gaming on her blog.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Travel-Transit/Destination Guides

Pismo Beach Mobile Official site of the Pismo Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. Lists hotels, restaurants and RV parks with hours, price range and click to call phone numbers. Pismo Beach is a Southern California beach town noted for its clamming and surfing. The mobile site includes weather, tides, surf report, surf forecast and wave heights and sets. Source
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


BART Next Train Shows next train times for all stations on San Francisco’s BART rapid transit system.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX