Found On The Mobile Web 174

Smooth-On Mobile View

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 1825 mobile sites.


Smooth-On. Smooth-On makes a sells a wide variety of materials and tools for many types of mold making and casting. The firm’s web and mobile sites offer an array of FAQs, tutorials and videos of interest to both professionals and hobbyists in fields as varied as candle making, life casting, prosthetics and architectural restoration. The site’s mobile view by Mobify.
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The S60 Blog's Mobile Site

Technology/Mobile/Mobile Social

Hyves Hyves is the largest Dutch social network with over 7 million users. Available in Dutch and English, Hyves supports mobile with iPhone and Java apps and a mobile website. Features include chat, scraps, checking photos, reading messages, finding your friends a the map, sharing your location and uploading and sharing photos from your phone. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory.
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The S60 Blog Anirudh Sharma’s S60 Blog covers the latest from the Symbian world with editorials, news, reviews, guides, videos and a selection of app and theme downloads for Symbian S60 and Nokia Devices. The S60 Blog’s mobile version is generated using the wp-pda WordPress plugin.
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SyFy Mobile


SyFy The mobile web home of NBC Universal‘s SyFy cable TV network (formerly called the “SciFi Chanel”). It has TV programming schedules, star bios, episode guides, photos and free streaming clips from the network’s most popular shows. The site also has a frequently updated news section covering science fiction in general including new Sci-Fi book and movie releases and interviews with authors and directors. Source Tappity
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Manga Fox Read Manga (Japanese book-length comics) of your phone. Magna Fox has the full text (with English translation) of over 50 manga. They are displayed one page at a time as 320×480 images. Because of the size of the images and the average 50 KB page size, Magna Fox works best on smartphones with high resolution screens like the iPhone, Nokia N97 and  Android phones. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Woodlands (TX) Online


OurAirports Free searchable community mobile airport directory for pilots and travelers. Lists over 40,000 world airports, with airport codes, latitude, longitude, elevation, live weather and visitor comments.
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News/US Local by State/Pennsylvania – Vermont

Woodlands TX Online Mobile version of an online local news, classifieds and events calendar site for Woodlands, Texas. It offers local news, classifieds, a business directory, events calendar, community announcements and specials offers and coupons for local merchants and services. Source:
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News/US Local by State/Virginia – Wyoming

Tidewater News – VA Published three days a week in Franklin Virginia, The Tide Water News covers Franklin, Southampton County and Isle of Wight County. The mobile site’s text-only content includes local news, sports, weather, editorials and obituaries.
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UFC Mobile


UFC The official mobile site of the Ultimate Fighting Championships, a U.S. based martial arts event that allows fighters to combine skills and moves from boxing, wrestling, judo, karate in a championship series designed to pick the best fighter from across allk disciplines of martial arts. The site has news, free streaming videos and an event calendar. Mobile site design is by Quattro Wireless. Source Tappity
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Chelsea FC Official mobile site of West London’s Chelsea Football Club has news, live scores, results, player profiles, match TV broadcast schedules and and a variety of videos, wallpapers, games and ringtones for purchase. You can also order a personalized Chelsea shirt and sign up for text alerts on the site. Invalid XML markup may prevent the site from loading in some browsers including Opera Mini.
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One thought on “Found On The Mobile Web 174

  1. Nice round-up, though it certainly brings the current state of the mobile into sharp focus.

    To enable the mobile web to reach its true potential, dedicated and optimised mobile websites must be produced.

    We've published our thoughts on this subject in a recent paper/blog post. Check it out here:

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