Found On The Mobile Web #214


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 2246 mobile sites.

City and Campus Guides

nextstop Nextstop describes itself as a “…community effort to build a catalog of all the best things to do, places to go, and experiences to try anywhere in the world” It’s a mobile webapp for Android 2.0+ and iPhone that uses HTML5’s geolocation, local storage and application caching features to display interesting nearby places as a grid of thumb-nailed images. Click an image to see a descriptions, larger photo, map and user reviews and comments. Source: Google Code Blog
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mtoto wa jirani

Tech News

mtoto wa jirani Kenyan tech entreprener Simeon Oriko’s personal blog covering tech, Africa, politics, art and more.
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Mobile – Brand Specific

Samsung Samsung India’s official site with images and specs for current models and a dealer locator. Source: Oh! Mobile Directory
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Rail Travel

thetrainline (UK) Check train times and fares for on any UK intercity train. You can also buy tickets by calling a (sadly not click to call) number.
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Yellow Book


YellowBook Keyword search for local businesses anywhere in the US. Listings include hours, address, click to call number, description, map, directions and a link to the business’ (not always mobile friendly) website. Source: Taptu Mobile Touch Web Report
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Productivity and PIM

Ovi Calendar Nokia Beta Labs have launched Ovi Calendar 1.6. While there will eventually be an app, Calendar 1.6 is currently available only on the mobile and desktop webs. The major enhancements in 1.6 are support for multiple calendars and shared calendars. Other features include a To-Do List, Notes and the ability to organize calendar items by category.
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RSS – Blogging

WPbeginner As inplied by its name, WPBeginer is a site aimed at getting newcomers up to speed with the WordPress blogging platform. Loads of tips, tricks and tutorials covering topics like WordPress installation, recommended plugins and themes, integration with Feedburner, Facebook and Twitter and lots more. Mobile view by Mobify.
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Mobile Site Builders

XtGem Create a mobile site in minutes using just your mobile phone and xtGem’s free template based site builder. A desktop site builder interface is also available. The sevice is free and includes hosting with no bandwidth limits. xtGem allows you to monetize your site using AdMob, InMobi, AdModa and several other ad networks. Site urls are subdomains (
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Jet City Orange

US Local News by State -Virginia – Wyoming

Jet City Orange The brand new mobile edition of Jerry Whiting’s venerable Seattle blog “Jet City Orange”. Covers Seattle, tech, politics, photography, Buddhism and meditation in a unique and eclectic style. The site’s mobile design is unusual too, It’s a single page holding a random thought and a random, usually unrelated photo; refresh the page to see a different thought and photo.
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Dell Mobile Browse or search for laptops, desktop computers, monitors, mobile phones, printers & PC accessories or read user reviews on Dell’s mobile site. Easy ordering with click to call link or online with your ID or by entering credit card information.
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