– Mobile Car Shopping Web App

New Site Added to the Wap Review Mobile Directory   Mobile Link: Rating: Content  Usability  Doctype: HTML Home Page Weight: 1287 KB (1152 KB compressed) Category: Shopping/Autos Description: Founded in 1997, is the US’s largest online automotive marketplace. Sell your car or shop for one using Autotrader’s searchable database of millions of new and used cars from thousands of dealers and private sellers. AutoTrader uses a separate mobile site. Mobile browsers visiting the main URL are redirected to the mobile … Continue reading

Retailer New Look’s Cross Platform Mobile WebApp Delivers 500% Sales Increase!

New Look, a UK based retailer of men and women’s clothing and teen fashions, is reporting a 500% increase in mobile online sales since launching a redesigned mobile site in May. The redesign by Mobile Interactive Group (MIG) employs HTML5 and JavaScript to deliver a rich “app like” experience complete with  zooming and spinning effects in capable browsers. Unlike some recent HTML5 mobile Webapps, this one is not iPhone and Android only.  In fact, MIG’s adaptive design supports over 12,000 different … Continue reading

L. L. Bean’s New M-Commerce Webapp

L.L.Bean, the 100 year old “Down East” retailer of outdoor apparel and gear has finally joined the mobile world with a smartphone optimized m-Commerce web app.  It’s surprising it took Bean this long as the company has a long history of innovation.  It pioneered the now common concept of free shipping for all products and is often cited as a model of customer service excellence. Created by m-commerce specialist house Usablenet, the mobile site lets you browse and search the L. L. … Continue reading

RadioShack’s New Mobile Shopping Site

RadioShack (aka “The Shack”), the ubiquitous (over 6000 stores and a big on-line business) US retailer of electronics and gadgets, has a new mobile site. Mobile visitors to are redirected to the mobile property at The well designed mobile site adapts itself to work well on everything from the old Openwave feature phone browser to the iPhone 4. The mobile Radio Shack front page lets you browse RadioShack’s huge on-line catalog by category, search for a particular product … Continue reading

Parent’s Choice – A Cross Platform Touch Web Site

Taptu released the second edition of their monthly  Touch Web Report today. Taptu defines the Touch Web as consisting of sites that are optimized for touch screen phones, including touch screen feature phones, rather than for a specific device like the iPhone. To date Taptu has found 326,000 touch web sites. In comparison there are only about 148,000 apps in the iPhone app store.  Because it’s not limited to a single device or subject to arbitratry approval processes, the Touch … Continue reading

Save Online With Coupons From

Holiday shopping can be a budget buster. One way to save when shopping online is with coupon codes. Coupon Album, one of the larger coupon sites on the web, now has a mobile friendly version. It’s a simple, low bandwidth site which should work on all phones. It has a dozen featured deals on the front page, but if those aren’t helpful head Coupon Album’s best feature, the search box. There are a number of mobile coupon sites but surprisingly … Continue reading

Use Your Phone to Identify Unsafe Toys

As the holiday shopping rush kicks off in earnest this week, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, an independent non-profit consumer activist organization, has launched a mobile web site, It offers tips on how to identify unsafe toys plus a list of 16 toys that are unsafe due to choking hazards, excessively loud noises or toxic materials. Shoppers do need to be careful when buying toys as the hazards presented by some of these products are very real with … Continue reading

Car Shopping? Check Fuel Economy With Your Phone

If you are shopping for a new or used car or truck you should be thinking about fuel economy. A more efficient vehicle can save you up to $1,400 per year in reduced fuel costs alone.. Plus reducing petroleum consumption is good for the economy and burning less fuel also reduces the emission of greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. was created by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOT) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help consumers … Continue reading