Found On The Mobile Web #237

Lawrence KS 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 2337 mobile sites.

City and Campus Guides A beautifully designed guide to events, dining, movies, arts and culture in and around Lawrence, Kansas. Published by the Lawrence Journal-World. Source: Modny73
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BC Hydro

Local Search

BC Hydro Realtime power outage information for customers of BC Hydro, a public utility which delivers electricity to 95% of the population of Canada’s British Columbia. The site also has electrical safety and conservation tips. The mobile view is powered by Mobify.

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Mobile Downloads

PicoMail Download site for PicoMail, a fast, full- featured and free POP/IMAP email application for Java (J2ME, MIDP 2.0) phones.
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Throughly Explained


Thoroughly Explained A website devoted to doing things the best way possible. It features any eclectic collection of articles. The majority are on computer science and programing topics but their are also recipes and articles on topics as varied Ultimate Frisbee and parking etiquette
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Mobile Distractions Mobile trivia site with links to  Today In History, Quotations, Confucius Quotes, Facts About Beer, Your Mama Jokes and Chuck Norris Facts, one-liner “facts” about actor and martial artist, Chuck Norris. Example: “Chuck Norris eats eight meals a day. Seven are steak, and the last is the rest of the cow”.

Chuck Norris Facts Mobile

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Destination Guides

Industrial Tampere The Industrial Tampere Mobile Tour provides information and historical context about the industrial heritage sites in the Tampere, Finland downtown area.

The gorgeous looking mobile web app features a scrolling 3D map interface. Clicking an icon on the map opens a page with details and photos for each site. The site requires a touch screen device. It works well with the Symbian^3 and Android 2.2 browsers but neither the map nor the text description pages were scrollable in Opera Mini or Mobile.
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Google Mobile The mobile Google homepage is a simple directory listing all of Google’s mobile services including Gmail, Maps, Buzz, iGoogle, News, Reader, YouTube, etc.
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Mobile News and Reviews

The Mobile Fanatics Launched in 2010, “The Mobile Fanatics” is a mobile technology blog featuring mobile industry news, reviews and tutorials. It’s updated frequently by a staff of five lead by Mike Macias. The mobile edition uses the WordPress Mobile Edition from Crowd Favorite.
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Brighter Monday

Job Search

Brighter Monday BrighterMonday claims to be the leading job recruitment network in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda. The service is free to job seekers. BrighterMonday’s mobile site lets users sign up for free job alerts, search for vacancies and even apply for vacancies on their phone.
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Hotel Chains

Historic Hotels Published by an association of heritage lodging establishments in the US Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming. All the hotels were constructed between 1862 and 1939 and are listed, or are eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic places.

The mobile site has photos, maps, descriptions of amenities, historic information, click to call numbers and email addresses for each establishment.
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One thought on “Found On The Mobile Web #237

  1. Thanks for mentioning our Industrial Tampere Mobile Tour for Museum Centre Vapriikki in your post!

    We appreciate the love and will hope to add even more mobile browsers to the supported list shortly.

    Now with HTML5 and mobile browsers that are starting to support dynamic web apps better and better, we hope that we developers can really start to push the envelope in mobile web.

    Timo Pietilä
    CEO & co-founder
    Zonear Mobile Solutions

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