Found On the Mobile Web #212


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 2227 mobile sites.


Posterous, ( the popular lifestreaming and instant blogging service, has mobile enabled all Posterous blogs with an attractive, one-size-fits-all mobile devices theme.

Posts include comments, which are displayed on the same page as posts. It doesn’t seem possible to leave a comment using the mobile version.

The single-column mobile layout has an average front page size of 38 KB which should work with most phones. However, the individual posts are not paginated and images are not re-sized so post pages can get quite large. Source: The NextWeb
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travel for kids Mobile edition of, a guide to child friendly attractions and things to do in major cities and vacation spots around the world. Source:
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SONIC Drive-In! SONIC is a chain of franchised drive-in hamburger joints with carhop service. Sonic has over 3500 locations in the US. The Sonic mobile site has a store locator and menus. Source:
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iCaltrain ICaltrain is a mobile timetable webapp for the Caltrain commuter rail system which connects San Francisco with the Silicon Valley, San Jose and Morgan Hill. Source: City-Go-Round
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Reference – Tools

Tiger Tank Mobile For military history buffs, here’s a site dedicated to the history and preservation of the sole remaining working example of the WWII German Tiger Tank.
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City and Campus Guides

Orange Co. (FL) Health The official mobile site of the Orange County, Florida Health Department lists services and clinics with hours of operation, maps, driving directions and click to call numbers. Source:
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Eater NY

Eater NY covers the New York City restaurant, bar, and nightlife scene with staff reviews, insider interviews and user-generated tips, rants and raves. Mobile view by Mobify.
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Tech News

The Next Web is a news blog focused on the web services and technology. The main blog is divided into numerous subject area, brand and geographic specific channels like Apple, Google, Social Media, US, UK and Asia.

Curiously, the mobile version of NextWeb (created with WPtouch) is delivered only to iPhones, Android and WebOS devices and Opera Mini. BlackBerrys, dumb phones and Symbian devices are served the 600 KB desktop version, which they are unlikely to be able to load, instead of the 70 KB mobile one!
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Mobile Audio

Blogtalkradio Blogtalkradio lets anyone create an online radio talk show using only a computer and  phone. Listeners can call in and participate  on air. Past shows are archived as podcasts and can be downloaded or streamed.

Blogtalkradio’s mobile site lets users search for and listen to the achieved shows. It does not appear to stream the live shows to mobile or allow broadcasters to manage a show using only their mobile phones
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Mobile Operators

Pbushx2 (Tracfone) Pbushx2’s blog covers América Móvil’s US based Tracfone, Net10 and Straight Talk prepaid MVNO brands. The site has phone reviews, service and phone tips and tricks and extensive, frequently updated lists of airtime promotion codes.
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