Found On The Mobile Web #215

The YBF Mobile

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 2249 mobile sites.


CelebEdge Billing itself as “The Cutting Edge about Celebs, Stars & Artists“, Canada’s biggest celebrity site has celebrity news, photos, games, gossip, and drama about and from your favorite stars and personalities.
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The YBF m.theybf.comThe Young, Black and Fabulous“, is a leading black celebrity fashion and gossip site with over 13 million monthly visitors. The site’s mobile view, created with Mobify, contains all the articles, items, photos and interviews from the desktop site.
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AppBrain AppBrain is the latest of several web based services intended to make it easier to find, install and share the Android apps and games that are available in the Android market.

The desktop and mobile webapp lets you quickly browse and search available apps. Tag the ones you want to install and then launch AppBrain’s companion Android native app which calls the Android Market app to install all tagged apps with a single tap each.
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Spud Link Recipes A huge collection of over 38,000 recipes. As the name implies, Spud Link is dedicated to the potato. Thankfully, the recipe database is not restricted to spud dishes and includes recipes for every occasion. Source: Mobile Mammoth
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Wireless And Mobile News

Mobile News and Reviews

Wireless and Mobile News Mobile edition of the up and coming news blog Wireless and Mobile News, which covers mobile news with the emphasis on new smartphones and apps for them. A popular feature of the site is the “Review of Reviews” summarizing online reportage for a hot new handset.

The mobile site offers  virtually the entire content of the full site. It’s targeted at modern mobile browsers with a front page size of 78 KB and images up to 300px wide. There are no JavaScript dependencies. .
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Web Search

tilt view An unusual approach to mobile site discovery, tilt view helps you find mobile versions of websites. Enter a desktop URL and tilt view takes you to the equivalent mobile formatted site.
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Voice Of America  Mobile


Voice Of America Mobile news site from the US government’s official international radio and TV broadcasting service. VOA Mobile is available in 21 languages and offers about 30 full length text news stories with photos and 12 five minute podcasts. Source:
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Virgin Blue Australian-based Virgin Blue operates between Australian and international destinations in the South Pacific and Southeast Asia. The airline’s mobile site offers flight booking, booking changes online and online check in using a 2D bar code boarding pass delivered to the phone.
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HotUKDeals  Mobile

AirAsia Low cost airline’s mobile site lets you book a flight, view your bookings, do online check-ins and check flight status. Based in Malaysia, AirAsia flies throughout Asia and to Australia and the UK.
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Shopping Deals

HotUKDeals claims to be the UK’s largest site for member submitted deals, voucher codes and bargains. Users share deals which other members can discuss and rate as “hot” or “cold”. Deals have a temperature rating which is driven by user’s “hot” ot “cold” votes, with the hottest deals appearing on the site’s front page.

The mobile edition of HotUKDeals is optimized for 320px or wider screens and has an average page weight of 130 KB. Source: Taptu Touch Web report (PDF)
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