Found On The Mobile Web #207

Gamertell

Found on the Mobile Web is a 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 2184 mobile sites.

Entertainment/Electronic Games

Gamertell m.gamertell.com Sister site to the Gadgetell gadget blog, Gamertell covers all forms of electronic gaming including PC, console, handheld and mobile games with reviews and industry news.  Good content but the inclusion of Flash videos, which don’t play on any current phone except the Nokia N900, makes no sense. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXX

TweetMeme

News/Meme Trackers

TweetMeme m.tweetmeme.com TweetMeme is a new meme tracker that aggregates the most popular links on Twitter and organizes them into categories. Listings include number of Tweets, a typical Tweet’s message, the title of the linked page and the link itself – which generally doesn’t point at a mobile friendly page. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Science and Technology

Popular Mechanics m.popularmechanics.com
Mobile online edition of the venerable (founded 1902) magazine covering home improvement, autos, electronics, computers, telecommunications, outdoors, fitness, science and technology. Popular Mechanics also features product evaluations, how-to information and news of technological developments. With a image heavy 500 kb homepage, the site is best suited to smartphones or Opera Mini. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXX

PopularMechanics

Science and Technology/Apple

Appletell m.appletell.com Apple news blog with commentary, reviews, event coverage, interviews, and how-to articles on all Apple products. With images up to 640 px wide this is not a low bandwidth site! Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXX

Science and Technology/Tech News

InfoWorld mobile.infoworld.com A weekly print magazine targeted at Information Technology managers, InfoWorld provides news and analysis of new technologies and trends from the world of enterprise IT. The mobile edition offers text-only copies of hundred of articles from recent InfoWorld issues. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

AppleTell

Science and Technology/Internet/Web Design & Development

jeffrey-way.com m.jeffrey-way.com Personal blog of web designer JeffreyWay,  the editor of the well known design sites Nettuts+ and the Theme Forest directory of themes for WordPress, Joomla and other CMSs. Jeffry-Way.com includes a number of Jeffrey’s web design and development tutorials. Mobile view by Mobify.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Science and Technology/Mobile/MobileTech

Mobile Awesomeness m.mobileawesomeness.com Blog covering mobile web design and development. Features a gallery of outstanding mobile web designs and a directory of mobile design and development resources.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

InfoWorld

Search/Local

Yalwa m.yalwa.com Mobile edition of  a local business search engine for all major cities in the United States. Not many listings yet but adding your business to Yalwa is free, which should help Yalwa grow.

The site has some easily fixed usability issues including phone numbers that aren’t click to call and a default results sort by date added to the directory rather than alphabetically.
Content: **** Usability: XXX

Travel-Transit

MBendi

MBendi, (mbendi.mobi) a big online portal and directory provider in South Africa, recently launched this mobile directory service for travelers. Available in 32 languages, MBendi lets you quickly find accommodations, event venues, restaurants, bars, attractions, service stations, places, organizations and people anywhere in the world. Listings include maps and click to call numbers. Source: Mobility.mobi
Content ****_ Usability XXXX_

Travel-Transit/Rail

Accessible UK Train Timetables m.traintimes.org.uk A streamlined alternate interface to the official National Rail Enquiries timetable site with no requirement for cookies or JavaScript. An iPhone optimized version is at i.traintimes.org.uk.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

One thought on “Found On The Mobile Web #207

  1. Hi thanks for this interesting review, I am going to check out some of the sites on my mobile.
    Your screenshots seem to be off a bit though, or why is it that the Yalwa site has a screenshot of InfoWorld next to it? Would be nice to see screenshots of each site next to the review, it would help visualize it better.

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