Found On The Mobile Web #198

TheUrbanTwist - Nobile View

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 2105 mobile sites.


TheUrbanTwist Enterainment blog featuring music, videos, news, and opinions with a youthful, urban slant. Mobile View by Mobify.
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Twin Cities Transit Interactive bus schedules for The Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota). Looks like an iPhone optimized site but small page sizes and no JavaScript dependencies allow it to work on most phones. Source: City-Go-Round
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iSepta (Philadelphia) Easy to use interactive schedule and route planner for Philadelphia’s SEPTA regional rail system. Optimized for touch devices like the iPhone, the site is usable on most phones. Source: City-Go-Round
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Portland Transit Surfer

Portland Transit Surfer A lightweight front-end to Trimet’s real-time arrival information for Portland’s streetcars and buses. Enter a stop number or pick a line and stop from a list to see when the next bus or tram will arrive. Also lists arrivals at nearby stops. Source City-Go-Round
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Motricity Off-deck mobile web portal from Motricity,a big provider of white-label mobile portals and ring tone, game, application downloads to mobile network operators including AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-mobile, Bell Mobility, Tracfone, Virgin U.K., KPN, and Vodafone.


The Motricity portal has news, sports, weather, business, movie reviews, movie show times, a theater locator and horoscopes. There’s a somewhat misleading download page that lists individual paid downloads, but the “Buy Now” button redirects to Thumbplay, where the only option is a $9.95/month subscription service. Source: HowardForums
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Oxfordshire Herald The Herald is a daily newspaper serving Oxfordshire, Abingdon, Didcot, Wantage, and Wallingford in South East England. The paper’s mobile site has local news, sports, traffic, weather and jobs listings. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory.
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Oxfordshire Herald Mobile

This is the West Country The latest local news, sport, events, weather and travel information for Somerset, Devon and Cornwall from a group of regional newspapers in South West England. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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South Wales Argus News, sports, traffic, business, weather and job listings from Newport, Chepstow. Pontyport, Gwent and the rest of South Wales. Source Oh! Mobile Directory
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Business/Banking and Payments/US Regional Banks

TrustBank Mobile

TrustBank TrustBank’s new mobile site lets account holders view balances, and lat 30 days of transaction and transfer funds between accounts. Trustbank operates in Olney and Cisne, Illinois and Tempe, Arizona. Source:
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Business/Banking and Payments/Non-US Banks

ANZ (Australia) ANZ is one of Australia’s “Big Four” banks. Their mobile site is optimized for touch devices like the iPhone and Android but is usable with most phones. Features include balances, details of last 10 transactions, transfers between accounts or to Australian bank account, SMS alerts, a branch locator and click to call contact numbers. Source
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