s*com – U.K. Based Mobile Job Search

s*com is a U.K. based recruitment agency specializing in aviation, defence, engineering, government, IT and telecoms jobs. Usability of s*com’s mobile Web site is somewhat hampered by the large banner images and several screens full of boilerplate text touting s*com’s benefits that job seekers have to scroll through to reach the search form. An advanced search form dispenses with the verbiage and allows results to be filtered by industry, permanent/contact and U.K./Rest of the World. Source: Mobility.mobi Filed in: Wap … Continue reading

The Times’ New Mobile Going Out Guide

The venerable (founded 1785) U.K. daily  The Times, has a rather nice mobile site at timesmobile.mobi.  The attractive and content rich site features articles from the paper’s News, Business, Sport, Tech & Web, Entertainment, Weather, Markets and Jobs sections. But that’s not all, earlier this month The Times launched a new feature,  the  Going Out Guide. It’s a location based directory of nearby events, movies and watering holes. The guide looks useful with a large database of establishments, reviews and … Continue reading

AutoTrader Mobile

Looking to buy or sell a used car or motorcycle? If you are in the UK, AutoTrader looks like it would be helpful. It started as one of those free shopper magazines that you find on racks at the supermarket but has expanded to include a website and now a mobile site at autotrader.mobi. The mobile version lets you search a database of over 400,000 vehicles for sale by make, model and postcode. The site is free to use for … Continue reading

The Telegraph’s New Free Mobile Site

The Daily Telegraph is the UK’s largest newspaper in terms of circulation,  The paper was also one of the first to adopt digital distribution, launching its first web site in 1994. They’ve had a mobile site for while too but I never really paid much attention to it as it’s a £5/month subscription deal.  The pay version still seems to be available but I guess not many people were willing to pay the equivalent of $10/month to read the news … Continue reading