Found on the Mobile Web #62

Found on the Mobile Web is an 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 1652 mobile sites.


OLX Free Mobile Classifieds

OLX Free Classifieds Craiglist clone with a global reach and a mobile version. Free classified ads for thousands of cities worldwide. To purchase items you have to contact seller using a non-click to call phone number! Source: @andrewjb
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IndyCar Official site of the IRL (Indy Racing League) the sanctioning body for the highest level of U.S. open wheel racing. The mobile site has live timing and commentary for all IndyCar Series races, qualifying sessions and official practice days, driver bios, standings, race calendar, track-side weather reports, photos text alerts and polls. The site was a 2009 Webby Awards nominee.
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Rally-Live Motoring Rally news, photos, calendar, standings and live commentary from ESPN Racing-Live.
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Moto-Live Mobile

Moto-Live News, photos, calendar, standings and live commentary on the Moto-Gp series.
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Technology/Internet Mobile front end to a sophisticated URL shortener that is popular with Twitter users. Displays a history of your shortened links and lets you create new ones.
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Sprint Gurus Forums SprintGurus is an active forum for “Sprint users who “…enjoy tweaking their Sprint phones and account.” Currently this is one of the top sources for Palm Pre information and rumors. Mobile browsers are auto detected and served a “lite” vBulletin theme. Some pages may be a little large (up to 100KB) for basic phones.
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Technology/Mobile/News – Reviews

Mobiletech Blog, news and mobile design tips from Norwegian mobile web platform developer Mobiletech.
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GamesPlaza Booster Media’s Games Plaza has about 40 free ad-supported Flash Lite games for download in several languages.
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News/US Local by State/Ohio – Oregon

Daytom Daily News Mobile

The Cox Ohio Publishing has launched new mobile sites for for its eight local newspapers in the state of Ohio.  The sites were built with Escenic‘s mobile Content Management System and technology from Mobiletech.  All of them use the same template which features about  40 full length stories with photos from the papers’ news, sports, business, and entertainment sections.

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Travel-Transit/Destination Guides

Pocket Cambridge A slick “iPhone style” guide to history, events, sightseeing, shopping, nightlife and tours for Cambridge, England, home of Oxford University. The site includes click to call numbers, an interactive map and audio guides. The site works well on full-web browsers but page sizes of up to 175 KB make it a non-starter on basic phones.
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G4TV Mobile

G4TV G4TV is an cable TV channel (owned by Comcast) covering tech gadgets, web culture and especially video games. The G4TV mobile site a 2009 Webby Peoples Vote winner in the Entertainment category. The site carries gaming news, game reviews and video features. There’s also an “iPhone” version of G4tv at with more high candy and better quality videos.
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Web New mobile link directory and portal with a large catalog of quality sites including a number that I were new to me.
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Pet Finder Find pets that are available for adoption. U.S.only but you can search for a dog, cat, bird, horse, rabbit, reptile or a “barnyard” or “cute and furry” pet as well as by size and age.
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