How to Use IPhone and Android Webapps in the Opera Mobile, N9, Windows Phone and Other Browsers

There are a lot of wiz bang new webapps that use rich graphics, fancy JavaScript effects and HTML5 features like geo-location and local storage. But if you have a BlackBerry, Windows Phone, N900, N9, Symbian or WebOS phone or you’re using Opera Mobile or Firefox Mobile, you probably aren’t seeing them because they are only served to IOS and Android devices Opera Mobile and Firefox Mobile and the browsers on other smartphone platforms are often as poweful or more powerfull than iOS Safari or the … Continue reading

Use the iPhone Google Reader, Calendar, Talk and Gmail WebApps on Symbian

Asri al-Baker at has put together a set of  Web Runtime Apps that let you use the iPhone versions of the Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar and Google Reader WebApps on Symbian phones. The Asri’s pps are essentially bookmarks which launch the GoogleWebApps in the Nokia browser. But they several advantages over normal browser bookmarks. For one, they have nice icons and look rather smart sitting in your Application folder or a Symbian^3 Shortcuts Widget on your home screen. Plus … Continue reading

Amazing Hack – Bejeweled As A Symbian Webapp

If you have a Nokia Symbian S60 3rd or 5th edition phone  you’ve got to try It’s a game called “Crack IT!“, a  faithful reimplementation of the classic Bejeweled game in HTML and JavaScript that runs entirely in the browser. Playability is excellent on my N95 and there are even game sounds and animated hints showing you potential moves. I had no idea that the much maligned Nokia webkit browser was capable of such a sophisticated user interface and … Continue reading

Found On The Mobile Web #211

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 2215 mobile sites. Mail-IM-Talk-PIM/Productivity and PIM Checklist an HTML5 checklist webapp which works offline using the local storage API. Works with Mobile Safari, Android 2.1, N900 MicroB and Mobile Firefox and Palm WebOS. Content: Usability: Reference – Tools EveryTimeZone Android, iPhone, … Continue reading