Found on the Mobile Web #247

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 2359 mobile sites.


OMG! Ubuntu

OMG! Ubuntu! Launched in 2009 and targeted at mainstream users, OMG! Ubuntu has quickly grown to be the most popular and fastest growing Ubuntu-specific website. Updated daily, it features the latest Ubuntu news, application updates, and releases along with opinion pieces, interviews, polls, tips, tutorials and more. WordPress Mobile Pack handles the mobile browser detection and optimization.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Tech/Tech News Sites and Blogs

Arcane Code

Arcane Code The personal tech blog of longtime developer and Microsoft MVP Robet C. Cain. Covers software development using SQL Server and  Microsoft .NET languages and tools.  The focus is tools, add-ons and techniques to make your coding easier, more fun and more productive.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


MediaNama A high traffic and frequently updated news blog covering telecom, Internet and digital media businesses in India.

Medianama focuses on providing intelligence for investors and entrepreneurs with an emphasis on topics like government policy and regulation, mergers, acquisitions, VC & PE investments, metrics, earnings reports and IPO, legal, IP and patent related news as well as digital advertising.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


3-Lib Mobile Web Guide

3-Lib Mobile Web Guide Steve Litchfield’s (The Phones Show host and a frequent contributor to All About Symbian) hand selected directory of mobile web sites.  Not a huge collection and by Steve’s admission “somewhat UK-centric” but it has at least one of every type of site you need. All the sites listed are high quality and relatively low-bandwidth
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Curated Symbian App Store

Curated Symbian App Store Another site from Steve Litchfield. For this one Steve has sorted thru the cruft and spamware that infests all app stores, including the Ovi Nokia Store, to create this concise directory of worthwhile apps for Symbian phones.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


GoHandee A new mobile file sharing and user submitted content site.  Share and download mobile wallpapers, ringtones, videos and music.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX



abouTourism News blog covering the tourism business. It’s a hosted blog and benefits from WordPress’ built-in mobile browser detection and adaptation. See: Updated: All Blogs Are Now Mobile Friendly for more about WordPress’ mobile obtimisation.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Entertainment and Leisure/Life Style/Food


Ninefood A food-based social networking site, where users can share their favorite dishes, review and recommend restaurants and share and upload pictures of their favorite food and drinks. FaceBook and Twitter integration lets you log into Ninefood using your Facebook credentials and share your Ninefood  updates on Twitter.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Debenhams Debenhams is a large UK department store chain selling women’s, men’s and children’s clothes, jewelery and shoes as well as furniture, small appliances and gifts. It has a major online business and ships to France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, United States, Australia and New Zealand at reasonable rates, £10.00 for most orders to the US for example .

Debenham’s one size fits all mobile site uses JavaScript to enhance navigation on smart devices but works well if a bit slowly in most basic feature phone browsers without Javascript support,
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Reference – Tools/Calculators – Converters


Calkoo is a big collection of free online calculators and converters, over 30 in all including  tools for financial analysis, weight and measures conversion, VAT, BMI calculations, fractions to decimals, trigonometry and many more. Most of the calculators require JavaScript.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX