Found On The Mobile Web #225

Parking Assistant

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 2296 mobile sites.

Local Search

Parking Assistant A Google maps mashup the uses the Geolocation JavaScript API to create a map showing nearby parking lots. Green and red icons indicate free and paid lots, respectively Although the developer calls it an “iPhone WebApp” webapp it also works well with the Android browser, Samsung’s Dolfin and Opera Mobile 10.1! Source: PC World
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io9 Mobile


io9 Mobile edition of Gawker Media’s science fiction blog covering science fiction movies, books, TV programs and comics. Source: Eugenia’s Rants and Thoughts
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Air Travel

PriorityPass Priority Pass is a service that for an annual fee lets members use over 600 business airport class lounges at  100 airports around the world. The Priority Pass mobile site lists participating lounges by airport and provides walking directions to each lounge.
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Tech/Tech News Sites and Blogs

Danielle Gatsos daniellegatsos.wordpress.c

Danielle  Gatsos' Blog

om Marketing professional Danielle Gatsos’ mobile friendly personal blog covers social media marketing, video, graphic design and mobile and digital technology.
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Home/Reference – Tools

FEMA The US government’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s innovative mobile site now lets disaster victims to apply for FEMA assistance using their mobile phone.

FEMA’s site also provides information on emergency services in regions affected by a disaster and has general information on what you should do in the event of a hurricane, flood, tornado, earthquake, terrorist attack, thunderstorm, tsunami, wildfire or severe winter storm. Source: Federal Eye
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NetVibes Android


Netvibes Touch Personal portal site Netvibes has launched optimized “Touch Web” versions of the site for the iPhone, iPad and Android. Instead of using  a single URL with browser detection and adaptation, Netvibes provides separate URL for each platform:
The appearance, UI and content of all three variants appears to be identical although there are probably some behind the scenes device specific optimizations

The sites use HTML5 local storage and real time synchronization of read/unread items across platforms to deliver a seamless experience to desktop and mobile browsers.
Source: NetVibes Blog
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Necole Bitchie Mobile


Necole Bitchie Having a name resembling that of a celebrity seems to be the key to success for gossip bloggers. First there was Perez Hilton, then came Necole Bitchie, who focuses on the music industry with an emphasis on black artists.

Of course success requires much more than a memorable name and Ms. Bitchie clearly works hard at her trade, updating the site frequently throughout the day. And now thanks to a new mobile view created with Mobify you can  follow on your phone.
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Mobile – Operators

Pay as you go Wiki The “Pay as you go SIM with data Wiki” is a mobile friendly community site listing details of prepaid data offers for operators around the world. Currently it has information on relatively few countries and operators, but it’s a Wiki which anyone can add to so it should grow as the community shares its local knowledge. Source: @skr
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DealNews Mobile

Shopping – Deals Popular deals site,’s “Touch Web” optimized site helps you find bargains on gadgets, computers, electronics and more. With a page size of only 24 KB the site would work on almost all phones except for the fact that the product links require JavaScript, which is not supported by many feature phones.
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Job Search

Jobmail (ZA) Search for jobs and browse through job listings in Africa, Europe and the Middle East with the mobile edition of South Africa’s largest job search site. Source: mobiThinking
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