Follow the London Olympics With Any Mobile Browser

The 2012 London Olympics start tomorrow July, 27th and run through August 12th.  I expect the Games will dominate online news for the next two and a half weeks. There will be no shortage of ways to follow the Olympics on your mobile phone.  But finding the best Olympics coverage or the results of your favorite obscure sport won’t be so easy. From the Wap Review Mobile Directory’s Sports/Summer Olympics page, here are my top picks for in depth coverage of the 2012 … Continue reading

Found On The Mobile Web #202

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 2131 mobile sites. Sports/Winter Olympics Yahoo Olympics! Both Yahoo and Google waited until the last minute to launch their Olympic mobile sites with both popping  up on the eve of the games. Yahoo gives most smartphones, touch devices and Opera Mini users … Continue reading

The Olympics on Your Phone – Part 3

The Olympics Mobile web sites keep on coming. I’ve added four more to the Beijing Olympics category of the WapReview Mobile Directory and the YesWap Mobile Portal bringing the total to 20. Dameon Welch-Abernathy, aka PhoneBoy, discovered Mippin‘s Olympics page ( which aggregates content from 30 different full web sites. I’ve written about Mippin before, it’s a service that lets publishers instantly create mobile sites from an RSS feed. Mippin is more than just a publisher’s tool though, in fact … Continue reading

The Olympics on Your Phone – Part 2

The Beijing Olympics are now underway, the opening ceremonies have already happened although we won’t see them on TV in the US until “Prime Time” this evening. I featured 12 Olympic mobile sites last month in Get Ready for the Olympics on Your Phone, since then four more mobile sites have created dedicated Olympics pages so here’s a quick look at the new entrants. In the original article I mentioned the mobile version of Google News as a good way … Continue reading

Get Ready for the Olympics on Your Phone

The 2008 Beijing Olympics are less than a month away, August, 8th.  There doesn’t seem to be much pre-Olympic hype as in years, at least here in the US.  But dedicated Olympics mobile sites are starting to appear.  I’ve found a dozen so far. The official site of the 2008 games has a mobile edition in English at  It’s a “one size fits all” wml site but is quite comprehensive with news, schedules and free wallpaper downloads for … Continue reading