Found On The Mobile Web #234

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 2348 mobile sites. Tech News Sites and Blogs Wired Wired magazine’s slick new mobile site features most of the content of in a very attractive touch mobile format that takes some of its design cues from the magazine’s acclaimed (and pricey) … Continue reading

Updated: Easy Mobile Web Based Contact Sharing

Mobile Share seems like a  simple but potentially handy new service. It lets you create a personal online contact page, a simple mobile formatted web page containing your name and phone number. A link on the page lets you share it by sending the URL in a text message. Another link lets the recipient add your name and number to their phone’s contacts with a single click.  I see this as an alternative to sharing a contacts with Bluetooth. I’d  … Continue reading

First Interstate – Mobile Banking Security Using SMS

First Interstate Bank, a regional bank with 50 locations and 100 ATMs in Montana and Wyoming, has launched a mobile banking site at The bank is doing a good job of promoting the site with a prominent ad on their web home page and an extensive video tutorial. Themobile  site has ATM and branch lookups which do not require a login to use and include maps, driving directions and, for the branches, hours and click to call phone numbers. … Continue reading

Gizmo5 – Mobile Web IM, SMS, Email and Calls

Gizmo5 has a new mobile web front end to their IP based Internet telephony and messaging platform. It’s sort of the Swiss Army Knife of mobile web based communications. Gizmo lets users communicate by IM on nine different networks and by SMS, e-mail and voice – all from a single integrated contact list. Gizmo5 is often compared with Skype. Both let you make free computer to computer calls and low cost calls to phones worldwide. Unlike Skype though, Gizmo5 is … Continue reading