Found On The Mobile Web #248

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 2366 mobile sites.

Tech/Mobile/OS – Brand Specific/Microsoft

WP Central

WP Central Formerly WMExperts, WP Central is a news blog covering Windows Phone. Hardware and software reviews, news and rumors. Part of the Mobile Nations network (Android Central, Crackberry, TiPb and PreCentral).
Content **** Usability XXXX


Metra Mobile

Metra Mobile Schedules, fare information, maps, nearest station finder and travel advisories for Chicago’s Metra commuter rail system.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

CTA Mobile

CTA Mobile CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) official site.  Schedules, live arrivals, trip planner, fares and maps for Chicagoland transit bus and “L” train services.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Tech/Mobile/News – Reviews

UK Mobile ReviewUK Mobile Review UK Mobile Review is a consumer oriented blog covering mobile handsets. Content includes product launches and announcements, rumors, industry news and phone reviews. The site is updated frequently, several times a day on most days.

Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Gadjade Jade Bryant’s tech blog covering mobile gadgets, apps and industry news. Jade is also a frequent contributor to Nokia Innovation and Nokia World, but he covers all platforms on Gadjade.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

The Handheld Blog

The Handheld Blog Vaibhav Sharma’s The Handheld Blog grew out of the merger of hisThe Symbian Blog and The MeeGo Blog. As the name suggests, The Handheld Blog  covers all platforms with a current emphasis Android, Windows Phone, Symbian, and what’s left of MeeGo. It features news, device and app reviews and tips for getting the most from you phone.

The mobile version of The Handheld Blog uses WPtouch, which supports Webkit based smartphone browsers. If you have trouble loading or using  the site with an unsupported mobile browser try the Mippin mobile version.
Content: **** Usability: XXX

Search/Package Tracking

DPD UK Mobile

DPD UK Track parcels sent from the UK via DPD, a large European based express parcel delivery service.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Xubuntu Blog

Xubuntu Blog Guides and tips for users of Xubuntu, a lightweight version of Ubuntu that uses the Xfce Desktop Environment.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

the new topyli standard

the new topyli standard Juha K. Siltala’s blog covering Linux and Ubuntu. Content includes news, software and UX reviews. Juha (@topyli) is a long time member of the Ubuntu project and chairman of The Finish Linux User group. He describes himself as; “I am a Free Software enthusiast, an electronic civil rights fist-shaker, an armchair tree-hugger, a geek, and a pretty good drummer. I’m a great drinking buddy but not much of a craftsman.”
Content: **** Usability: XXXX


News Hunt

Newshunt Indian news aggregator NewsHunt lets you browse top stories from more than 50 leading newspapers in India.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX

Travel-Transit/Hotels/Hotel Chains

Loews Hotels

Loews Hotels View current specials, check availability and book rooms at Loews Hotels in the US and Canada. Hotel listings include description and amenities, photos, street address, maps and click to call numbers.
Content: **** Usability: XXXX