Found On the Mobile Web #239

Toronto TC

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 2321 mobile sites.


Toronto TC The Toronto Transit Commission’s official site has bus, subway and streetcar schedules, a transit trip planner, fare and pass information and PDF! maps.
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Toronto Next Streetcar Built on open transit data from the Toronto Transit Commisson, this webapp gives real time arrival information for Toronto’s streetcar lines. Optionally, it uses the HTML5 geo-loaction API, if available, to display times for the nearest stop. Via @acurrie
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Nokia DNA

Nokia – Symbian – MeeGo

NokiaDNA Written by MikyFin, an English mobile radio engineer living and working in Finland. NokiaDNA reviews phones, apps, software and accessories.
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Mobile News and Reviews

Distimo Blog Distimo covers App Stores. Not just the Apple App Store but also the dozens of manufacturer, operator and 3rd party stores that are springing up every where you look. Content includes mobile app and app store news and market reports.
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Adam Cohen


Adam Cohen Gymnast, juggler, circus performer and teacher Adam Cohen’s lively blog covers literature, theater arts, the circus and life in general.
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Mobile – Downloads

Substance of Code Mobile Java and Qt app developer Tommi Laukkanen’s blog and download site. Read Tommi’s thoughts on mobile development and download his apps which include the Twitter clients Twim (Java) and TwimGo (Symbian) and NewsFlow, a new Google Reader client for Symbian and Maemo.
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Shopping – Stores

Kmart2Go The mobile online arm of Kmart, one of the largest US chains of discount department stores in the US. Kmart sells clothing, small appliances, electronics, toys, tools and auto accessories. Payment is by credit card or by logging into your account and using your stored payment information.
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Alibris: clams to be the independently owned and operated online marketplace for used books. The site lists over 120 million new and used books, including textbooks and rare and collectible titles. as well as music, and movies,

The site’s mobile view only seems to support the iPhone, Android, WebOS and BlackBerry 6. Other mobile browsers including Opera Mobile and Mini and the bada and Symbian browsers are served the desktop version by default.
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Media Matters Media Matters for America is a not-for-profit, research and information site dedicated to monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
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Teen Vogue is a glossy version of Vogue magazine targetted at teen girls. The magazine’s web site is focused on fashion and celebrities and also has contests. Content includes videos. The site’s mobile view is powered by Mobify.
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