Found on the Mobile Web #58

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 1578 mobile sites.

Entertainment/Games

Xbox360 Mobile

Xbox Mobile xbox.mobi Microsoft’s official Xbox site lets you view your own and friend’s Xbox Live Gamers Cards, download free mobile phone wallpapers, ringtones and videos, find the nearest Xbox dealer and read excerpted news of new game title releases. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Search

Nevada Job Search m.recruitingnevada.com Find job openings in Las Vegas, Reno and elsewhere in Nevada on your mobile phone or device. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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College Recruiter collegerecruiter.mobi Searchable directory of entry level jobs and internships for college students in the U.S. 50 KB+ page sizes will keep this site from working on many feature phones. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Entertainment/Mobile Video-Audio

Channel4 Mobile

Channel 4 mobile.channel4.com The UK’s Channel 4 public TV offers a variety of streaming video clips including comedy, documentaries and movie reviews. Must are free but some cost 50p.
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Search/Local

DexKnows m.dexknows.com DexKnows is a local search engine listing U.S. restaurants, transportation, entertainment and shopping. It’s from R. H. Donnelley, a major publisher of print telephone directories. It’s very complete listing 100 Sushi places in San Francisco. Unfortunately results are metro wide making it poorly suited for finding the nearest one. Listings include click to call numbers, maps and directions. There’s also a white pages based people search and a reverse phone directory.
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Nelso Mobile m.nelso.com Local search engine covering major cities in Europe and the U.S. Search for restaurants, bars, entertainment, services, shopping, and more. Results are ordered by distance from the city center (except for Prague where you can search within a postal code) and include address, a Google map and phone numbers which are unfortunately not click to call. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Skweezer Local www.skweezer.com/search.aspx?t=local Skweezer’s new local search is one of the better ones.. It has click to call phone numbers, Yahoo maps and sorts results by distance from your location which you enter as an adress, zip code or city/state. Seems to be US only though. Source: @microflash
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NYC Library Search m.nypl.org A searchable directory of New York City public library locations. Listings include hours, address, driving directions and maps. Phone numbers are labeled as click to call but are not! There’s a separate directory listing current exhibits in libraries. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Entertainment/Humor

Mad News Mobile Homepage

MadNews madnews.mobi The Madnews.mobi site is a mobile news feed collection of the best ‘Strange but True’ and funny news stories from reputable news providers – links to full articles use Mowser.
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Technology/Tech News

DevSource mobile.devsource.com Ziff-Davis published online magazine with news and articles covering Visual Studio, Visual Basic, .Net. Source and other Microsoft development tools and technologies. Oh! Mobile Directory
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Travel-Transit/Hotels

Radisson radisson.mobi Radisson’s site lets you browse a directory of hotels around the world, view hotel amenities and photos and make reservations. Phone numbers are provided and ARE click to call. The only booking option is by credit card which requires entering too many details to be usable on mobile. There needs to be a stored credit card system or the ability to use a more mobile friendly form of payment like PayPal.
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News/US Local by State/Iowa – Michigan

Lowell Sun m.lowellsun.com Local news, sports, weather, editorials, lifestyle and police log from the Lowell, Massachusetts Sun. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Travel-Transit/Destination Guides

TurisValencia turisvalencia.mobi/?idioma=EN The official website of leisure and business Tourism in the City of Valencia, Spain lists hotels, restaurants, museums, events and transportation information. But why are none of the phone numbers click to call? Source: Mobility.mobi
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Sports/Cricket

Forever Proteas standardbank.mobi/pro20/home.jsp Sponsored by Standard Bank, Forever Proteas follows South Africa’s Proteas national cricket team. The site has news, results, fixtures and live scores and commentary. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Technology/Mobile/Downloads

TDGames.mobi Homepage

Thumb Doctor Games tdgames.mobi/index.php A small collection of free downloadable videos, wallpapers and ad-supported and demo games and apps. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
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Business/Banking and Payments/US Regional Banks

Valley Credit Union valleycu.mobi San Jose based Valley Credit Union offers its customers online mobile bank which includes checking your balance, transferring funds between accounts, graphic reports and secure email. The mobile site also has a branch and ATM locator. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Numerica Credit Union numericacumobile.mobi Spokane, Washington’s Numerica Credit Union’s mobile site list branch and ATM locations and click to call phone numbers. Source: Mobility.mobi
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CU SoCal test13.softek.mobi/ml/ Basic mobile site from Orange County’s Credit Union of Southern California has ATM and Branch locations and click to call phone numbers. Source: Mobility.mobi
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Business/Banking and Payments/Non-US Banks

Blue Financial Serv. (ZA) www.bluefs.mobi/sa/wap/ Blue Financial Services is a leading loan provider in South Africa. Blue’s mobile site lets customers check their balances, find branches and contact the bank with click to call. Source: Mobility.mobi
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