Found On The Mobile Web #250

Found on the Mobile Web is an occasional 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 2365 mobile sites.

Entertainment and Leisure

jwzjwz An entertaining and popular blog by Netscape and, founder and developer(XEmacs) turned nightclub operator/restaurateur Jamie Zawinski. On his blog, Jamie covers everything from techie conundrums to hardware hacking to all the weird and wacky stuff he finds on the web and in real life.

jwz is a Responsive Web Design (RWD) site that adapts itself to fit narrow mobile browser viewports.
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@akumar overflow

Tech/Tech News Sites and Blogs

@akumar overflow An interesting and mobile friendly blog from Amit Kumar, former product director for Yahoo Search and founder and CEO of Lexity, an online marketing for small businesses startup. A self described hacker, Amit blogs frequently on topics ranging from web design to tech trends to iPhone apps. I especially liked his recent piece on Google’s Search+ changes A layperson’s explanation of rel=nofollow: Twitter’s stuck, but Google’s being coy.
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HTML5 for Web Developers


HTML5 for Web Developers The HTML 5 spec in a responsive web design from WHATWG that works well in modern mobile (and desktop) browsers. Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Tech/Mobile/News – Reviews

cellular-news London based online trade publication that has been covering wireless telecommunications since 1998. The site publishes an average of 50 items a day. Content: **** Usability: XXXX


Pro Football Reference


Pro Football Reference Comprehensive NFL statistics for each player, team, coach and league in pro football history including award winners and all-time, season and team leaders for passing, rushing, etc. Also schedules and box scores back to 1940.
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Entertainment and Leisure/Life Style/Women’s Interest

Cosmopolitan Targeted at young women, Hearst’s Cosmo emphases articles on relationships and sex along with beauty, fashion and lifestyle tips.
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Chess Elo

Entertainment and Leisure/Games

Chess Elo This site provides a simple explanation of the Elo chess rating system works. It also provides chess puzzles for intermediate players and chess beginners.
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Tech/Internet/Web Design & Development AOL Web developer Addy Osmani’s popular blog covering jQuery, CSS, Javascript, User Interface design and other topics of interest to developers and designers. The site is built using responsive design techniques and adapts itself to work well both on the desktop and in modern mobile browsers, including Opera Mini.
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net magazine

net magazine Online mobile edition of the world’s best-selling print magazine for web designers and developers. Based in London .net was founded in 1994.
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Say It Ain't So Already

Say It Ain’t So Already A lively and frequently updated blog from ex-reporter and professional gardener @melaniekv wherein she looks at US politics, pop culture and more.
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