DotMobi’s New WordPress Mobile Plugin

Images courtesy of dotMobi dotMobi just released WordPress Mobile Pack, a plugin that creates a mobile version of your WordPress Blog.  There are at least a half a dozen plugins that claim to do the same thing so you might ask if we really need yet another.  I’ve been playing with a pre-release version of Mobile Pack  for the last week and believe that is the most complete, standards compiant and extensible yet.  It’s also very easy to install and … Continue reading

Instant Mobilizer Taking Off

Ronan Cremin at dotMobi sent over an image containing sheetshots of some of the thousands of sites that have been created with Instant Mobilizer since its launch at MWC two months ago.  I’ve reproduced a small part of it above.  The whole image is 2714 x 3473  px so what you are looking at is only about 1/60 of it.  If you want to see it all,  click here.  Be warned that the jpeg is a little over 3 MB … Continue reading

Fifth Third Bank – First

A couple of months ago, dotMobi announced the availability of one and two character domain names. These so called “L” and “LL” names are considered highly desirable because they are easier to type, an especially important consideration for mobile. If a short name is a logical abbreviation of a company or site’s full name it can be easy to remember too. Like for American Airlines and for Kaiser Permanente, a big U.S. HMO. Rather than selling these short … Continue reading

MWC09 – dotMobi Instant Mobilizer

No, I’m not at MWC (Mobile Web Congress), the huge mobile industry trade show in Barcelona.  I’m following it closely on Twitter and with a Topix search feed that picks up most of the press releases and will be covering  the mobile web news from the show.   Subscribe to the Wap Review RSS feed for reports and commentary on  major mobile web related MWC announcements. First up, DotMobi has released Instant Mobilizer which I believe is based on the Mowser … Continue reading

DeviceAtlas Data Explorer

dotMobi has released a new tool for mobile developers and designers.  It’s Data Explorer, an easy way to interactively browse and query the DeviceAtlas database.  Device Atlas is dotMobi’s mobile device repository which combines data from 12 sources including WURFL, Volantis, Sony Ericsson, Nokia, Vodafone, Bango and ArgoGroup. Its main purpose is to provide data that mobile developers can use to optimize mobile pages for various devices. Data Explorer is a web based interactive tool that lets you analyze the … Continue reading

CTIA: dotMobi to Revamp Developer Site and More

I had a long talk with dotMobi‘s Paul Nerger at CTIA earlier this week.  Paul is VP of Advanced Services and Applications which means he works with all the cool stuff that dotMobi is doing to help developers and publishers build better mobile sites more quickly and easily.  He filled me in on what’s happening at dotMobi which is really quite a lot. This coming Monday, Sept 15th, the developer portal, which hosts developer forums,  the devMobi blog and … Continue reading