New Site Added to the Wap Review Mobile Directory: SFist's Responsive Magazine Style Design

New Site Added to the Wap Review Mobile Directory   Mobile Link: sfist.com Rating:Content  Usability  Doctype: HTML Transitional Home Page Weight: 4437 KB Category: City and Campus Guides Description: Part of the Gothamist network of city blogs, SFist covers local news, food, art, entertainment and events for San Franciscans. Like the other Gothamist sites, SFist has a magazine style front page that uses responsive design techniques to adapt on the fly to all screen sizes from mobile (left image) to PC (right image). It's one … Continue reading

Mogoso - Search with a Split Personality

Mogoso (mogoso.com) is a search site that simultaneously searches Yelp for stores and restaurants and also does an Amazon shopping search. The results link to reviews Amazon or Yelp reviews. It's a strange combination, while Amazon will sell you almost anything and you can review anything on Yelp, those sites specialize in books and restaurants respectively. I suppose I might want to simultaneously search for sushi bars and sushi cookbooks it doesn't seem very likely. Grumbling aside, I do find … Continue reading

Yelp Mobile

Yelp.com is a site featuring user generated reviews of businesses, services and attractions mainly in major US cities. Restaurants seem to be the main focus but users are free to review anything. There are plenty of reviews of clubs, hair salons, auto repair places and even cell phone stores. I'd never heard of Yelp until I read Oliver Starr's writeup of it's new mobile site. Apparently I don't get out enough. It seems that Yelp is a genuine hit especially … Continue reading

wcities.com

A nice WAP2 guide for travelers. Wcities covers cities on all continents with listings of restaurants, lodging, bars, public transportation (bus, train, taxi) current weather and sights to see. Coverage of the United States is particularly extensive with 94 cities covered including relatively small places like Buffalo, Branson, MO and Sacramento. The listings of individual establishments are quite detailed with current prices and a brief description. The descriptions read more like something written the venue's marketing person than an impartial … Continue reading