Found on the Mobile Web #191


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 2036 mobile sites.


Weatherzone (AU) Australian and international weather information site with satellite images, weather radar, forecast charts and a full range of Australian forecasts and current observations.It’s a “Middle-web” site optimized for the iPhone, Pre and Android but doesn’t require JavaScript and is usable on most devices.
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MobiLocation Part of MobiPedia, MobiLocation is an annotated mobile world atlas created with a mashup of Wikipedia and Google Maps. It offers maps and background information on thousands of cities and towns around the world and is available in 17 languages. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
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Entertainment/Mobile Video-Audio

AccuRadio A small directory of streaming Internet radio stations in streaming http MP3 (aka Shoutcast) format. Few if any phones support this format natively. The site has links to Palm OS and Windows Mobile players. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
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Royal Artist Club The Nokia sponsored Royal Artist Club, which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary is a free blog platform for bands. Sort of like MySpace but older and not nearly as big with only about 50 bands represented currently. Source Nokia Conversations
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News/Meme Trackers

Instablogs A user driven news site. Stories are submitted by users with the most popular ones (based on user voting) appearing on the front page. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Travel-Transit/Destination Guides A nicely done guide to Alcatraz Island, the famous maximum security prison in on a rock in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Shut down in 1963, Alcatraz is today one of the top Bay Area tourist attractions. The site has Alcatraz history, photos, weather and tour information and phone numbers. Source Mobienthusiast
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appetite for China


HYPY Chinese-English Mobile Chinese-English-Chinese dictionary. Supports entry of English words and phrases, Chinese characters or Pinyin (phonetic representation of Chinese using Roman characters). Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Spanish Translator Mobile Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation site with a simple no-nonsense user interface. Source Mobienthusiast
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Entertainment/Life Style/Food


Appetite for China A beautifully designed blog by a professional writer and cooking instructor, Diana Kuan covers the cuisines of China. It’s full of recipes, restaurant reviews and reminisces of the author’s experiences growing up in the kitchens of her family’s restaurants. Mobile view by Mobify.
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News/International/Africa Published by the International Marketing Council of South Africa, a “public-private partnership established in 2002 to create a positive, unified brand image for South Africa”,‘s mobile site has headline news, local weather forecasts and currency exchange rates along with business, travel, world cup and events sections. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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