Found On The Mobile Web #221

Ancient Legion

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 2270 mobile sites.

Games

Ancient Legion mobile2.ancientlegion.com Ancient Legion is a free mobile massively multiplayer online RPG. You can play missions, challenge others to battle, create and join clans, participate in game chatrooms, and play mini-games to increasing your heroes’ powers, abilities and money. You will need money to buy new weapons, magical items or spells.

An exciting part of the game are challenges, where you can fight another hero. The battles require ingenious tactical planning and constant training to improve your heroes’ abilities and powers.
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Napster

Shopping

Napster m.napster.com/ After being sued out of existence by the RIAA, the famous Napster peer to peer file sharing service’s name and logo passed through a number of hands before being acquired by big box electronics retailer BestBuy. Today BestBuy operates Napster Mobile as an online music store where users can search and browse Napster’s catalog of 9 million songs, listen to 30 second previews of songs and purchase and download DRM-free MP3’s for 99 cents per track. Users can download a second copy of purchased songs to their PC’s at no additional charge. Source: Taptu Touch Web Report (PDF)
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Junk Mail Classifieds www.junkmail.co.za/mobile/ Mobile edition of a big but strangely named South African classified ad site. Similar to Craigslist but limited to South Africa, Junk Mail lets you place free ads or search ads by category, city and keywords. Source: MobiThinking

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Citysearch

City and Campus Guides

Citysearch m.citysearch.com IAC/InterActiveCorp’s Citysearch is the second biggest (after Yelp.com) US city guide site. The mobile edition of Citysearch includes most of the features of the full site including user reviews, maps and directions, photos and editor picks. Citysearch Mobile also has click to call phone numbers and an option to send an SMS containing a business listing to any phone.
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Web Search

Just.mobi just.mobi A nice mobile web search site based on the Bing Api. Unlike m.bing.com, Just.mobi favors made for mobile sites over inferior transcoded desktop ones! Source: Mobility.mobi
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MiamiDadeTransit

Transit

Miami-Dade Transit www.miamidade.gov/transit/mobile/ Miami Florida transit information including realtime arrivals for MetroRail rapid transit and Kendale Cruiser express bus services plus Metrobus schedules, elevator and escalators status, fares and service updates.
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Mobile Tech News and Reviews

TheTelecomNews thetelecomnews.com/?mobile=1 Indian based news blog covering the Telecom and Mobile industries. The mobile edition was created with Wapple Architect.
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Art & Design

This That These Those

ThisThatThese&Those thisthattheseandt.mobify.me San Francisco based graphic designer Crystal Chou’s blog showcasing outstanding design examples from around the world. Mobile view by Mobify.
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Social Networking

Rocketalk wap.rocketalk.com RockeTalk is a forum based social network where you can meet new people, message and chat. It supports photo and video sharing by direct file upload. Chatting in the mobile web version of RockeTalk is limited to text but there are RockeTalk Symbian and Java apps that support voice, audio, video chatting.
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Movies

FEARnet wap.fearnet.com FEARnet has reviews of and news about the latest horror and suspense movies and videos. Sadly the mobile edition of FEARnet does not include any of the actual videos that are the main attraction of its desktop counterpart.
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