Phandroid, the First Android Fan Site, Gets A Responsive Makeover

New Mobile WebApp Added to the Wap Review Directory Mobile Link: Rating: Content  Usability  Doctype: html Home Page Weight: 1716 KB (832 KB compressed) Category: Android Description: One of the biggest and oldest Android sites, Phandroid, which launched 2007, has a new responsive design.  When viewed in a browser with a viewport width less than 800px, the site’s shape shifting custom WordPress template performs a complete visual makeover. The sidebar and desktop ads disappear and the header’s traditional masthead is replaced … Continue reading

New Site Added to the Wap Review Directory – Stefan Constantinescu’s Android Beat

New Site Added to the Wap Review Mobile Directory Mobile Link: Rating: Content  Usability  Doctype: xhtml-mp Home Page Weight: 1085 KB (573 KB compressed) Category: Android Description: Stefan Constantinescu (@WhatTheBit on Twitter) is one of the best known and IMHO best online journalists (although he prefers to call himself a blogger) covering the mobile scene. Stefan spent a couple of years working at Nokia in its better days and over the years his byline has been seen at Intomobile, Engadget, Android Authority … Continue reading’s Holo Light Inspired Responsive Redesign

New Site Added to the Wap Review Mobile Directory   Mobile Link: Rating: Content  Usability  Doctype: HTML Home Page Weight: 1358 KB (1077 KB compressed) Category: Android Description: CyanogenMod, the oldest and most popular community built alternative Android distribution has a new responsive website. It’s now easier than even to learn about and contribute to Cyanogenmod directly from your smart (or not so smart) phone. The new design, created by the Glitch Agency, draws design cues from the Android Holo Light theme. It … Continue reading

Android and Me’s Mobile Design Adapts Well and Looks Good

New Site Added to the Wap Review Mobile Directory   Mobile Link: Rating:Content  Usability  Doctype: XHTML Transitional Home Page Weight: 776 KB Category: Android Description: Android and Me, which claims to be the largest Android community on the web, is a major Android specific news and tips site featuring Android news, phone, app and accessory reviews and tips, tricks and hacks for the Android user. It’s published by ad company, turned online publisher SAY Media, whose other properties include ReadWrite, Techdirt, and gdgt. The WordPress … Continue reading

Found On The Mobile Web #208

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 2195 mobile sites. Search/Local Papa John’s Pizza UK Online ordering service and store locator for Papa John’s locations in the UK. On the iPhone and other devices  with HTML5 location provider support the web app uses it suggest nearby locations. Source: Mobile … Continue reading

Making the Most of the Android G1 and Magic’s Limited RAM

I’ve had  an HTC Magic (aka T-Mobile MyTouch, aka Google Ion) for close to a year now.  The phone was a gift from Google, handled out to me and the other 3000 attendees at Google I/O last year.  I like the phone’s form factor. It’s slim, light, highly pocketable and has a responsive capacitive screen that works well in sunlight.  But I’ve never used the Magic much until recently. The problem was the browser or more correctly the phone’s woeful … Continue reading

Full Android Source Code Released

Google promised to release the Android source code when the first handset went on sale.  The T-Mobile Dream Android phone will be officially available tomorrow in the US.  And true to their word, Google released the source today.  It’s at, where you can also find instructions for building Android on Ubuntu and Mac OS. I wonder how long it will take for the first ports to existing hardware like Windows Mobile, S60 and Palm OS handsets?  When will we … Continue reading

A Flood of Android G1 Full Reviews

Many mainstream tech journalists and major tech blogs received T-Mobile G1 review phones last week.  The phones came with the condition of a press embargo.  No one was supposed to publish anything about the devices until today.  The floodgates are now open and the web is awash with of G1 reviews. A few of the better ones I’ve seen so far: ZDNet’s Matthew Miller has probably the most comprehensive review with seven pages, five videos and 260 images including a … Continue reading