A good list of mobile optimised websites


Last night I was browsing around the web when I saw very handy collection of Web Sites that are optimised for mobile devices. I thought I should share


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Business


Ameritrade


Trade and Watch Stocks


Bloomberg


Track your portfolio


Business Week


Mobile Business Week


Fidelity


Trade and Watch Stocks


Forbes


Mobile Forbes


StockPoint


Can’t create a portfolio, but other tools such as charts are awesome


Schwab


Trade and Watch Stocks


Entertainment


Billboard


Music industry weekly that tracks record and song popularity in dozens of “charts”, the best known of which is the Billboard Hot 100. All the charts are available on this new mobile site along with album cover art and chart history by artist.


Broadway Mobile


Mobile guide to Broadway plays, pls synopses, cast list and curtain times for current on-Broadway shows.


ClubFone


Nightlife guide for 30 US cities. Lists the major venues and headliners for various categories of music and comedy. Also a good selection of neighborhood bars, brewpubs and dance clubs.


Fandango


Buy those tickets on your way to the theater.  Theatre show times and movies as well.


Radio Online


Steam that radio to your device using Tuned.mobi’s service.


News – International


AllAfrica


Good to see Africa represented in the mobility space. 


BBC News


This is BBC’s PDA website.  The graphics are awesome and are optimized for the PDA form factor.  For WAP website, go here.


CanWest


CanWest’s take on the news is also non-wap based.  Mobile continues to go mainstream.


ChannelNewsAsia


Based in Singapore, here’s a non-wap news site for APAC.


CNN International


If you’re a CNN junkie, here’s your fix.


DW – Deutsche Welle


German broadcaster but you can get content in 29 different languages from this site.


India Times


I usually don’t like wap but India Times is a really rich site.


International Herald Tribune


117-yo Paris based English language daily.  Solid graphics and very fast.


Malaysian News


Here’s a site in English, Malay and Chinese


SwissInfo


Can’t get enough of EMEA, here’s another great broadcaster taking it to mobile


News – United States


ABC News


WAP based


CBS News


HTML based


Chicago Tribune


Get the latest from the Windy City’s best daily newspaper.


Christian Science Monitor


Popular and html based.


KING5


Seatttle area folks can get the latest news, weather, and traffic.


LA Times


Arguably one of the top papers in the country mobilized!


MSNBC


Uses browser detection to serve you the best content for your device. 


New York Business


Gotta get your business news from the Big Apple. 


Orlando Sentinel


Going to MGX or CTIA?  Here’s your news, plus you can email articles.


Salon


Popular Online News magazine is mobile.


SF – KTVU


Fox’s KTVU uses intelligent browser detection to help send content for your screen size. 


Washington Post


One of the most prestigious papers in the US has fixed it’s mobile site.


USA Today


WAP based version of a popular American Daily – Great Sports.


News – Humor/Satire


The Onion


Humorous, made up news stories.


Package Tracking


FedEx


Track a package, get rates, or find a FedEx store.


People Search


InfoSpace


White Pages, Yellow Pages and Reverse Phone directory.


Switchboard


White and Yellow pages. Reverse phone number lookup. Driving directions


YP


Yellow Pages, While Pages Reverse Phone Lookup, Reverse Address Lookup, Neighbor Look-up, and MapQuest Maps and Driving Directions


Reference


Answers.com


 


Dictionary.com


Dictionary


LangtoLang


Medical Questions


Pocket Doctor


 


Wapedia (Wikipedia)


 


Search – Local


10Best


Find the 10 Best of anything in 3,500 cities around the world.  Very nice HTML based site.


MSN Live Local


Web site for Live Search.


Starbucks Locator


Get your fix anywhere in the US or Canada…..sorry EMEA


Search – Web


Google


Pretty good site but results are an amalgam of mobile and non-mobile optimized sites which makes the usability of web searches questionable. 


Live Search


Microsoft’s Web Search


Yahoo oneSearch


Yahoo’s Web Search


Shopping


Amazon


Amazon.com Shopping Site – Books/Music/DVDs/Toys/etc.


Craigslist


Free Classified Ads


Century 21 – House Shopping


Drive a new neighborhood and search fort available houses while you’re at it.  Brilliant!


Ebay


Worlds Largest Auction site / Garage Sale


Overstock.com


Supposedly overstock items being blown out at low prices.


NY Book Review


Books


Social Networking


Flickr


Yahoo’s Photo Sharing Site


Live Spaces


Your personal web page with blogs, photos, etc.  By Microsoft


Sports


BBC Sports


 


CBS Sportsline


 


ESPN


ESPN Sports


Travel – Airline


Air Canada


 


America West


 


American Air


 


Alaska Air


 


Austrian Air


 


Continental Air


 


Delta Air


 


El Al


 


Jetblue


 


KLM


 


Lufthansa


 


Northwest Air


 


Qantas


 


SAS


 


Southwest


 


United Airlines


 


US Airways


 


Travel – Destinations


Disney


Visitor’s Guide to Disney parks – Superfast!


Travel – General / Tools


Cabbies.mobi


Get a cab in the US, Canada, or the UK


CarRentals.com


 


Concierge


 


FlightStats


Simple Flight Status Website.  Great for checking on airport status, security wait times, and flight delays.


Fodors


Travel Guide


 


 


Travel – Hotels


Hotels.com


 


Travel – Rail


DB European Travel


Plan trips between any town in Europe.


Travel – Booking


CheapTickets


Can’t book, but you can view your itineraries.


Kayak.com


Travel Meta-Search engine is really cool.


Orbitz


Flight status, itineraries, hotel finder, and contact info.


Travel – Trip Planning


Hop Stop


Public Transportation in DC, NYC, SF, Boston, and Chicago


NextBus


Satellite tracking tells you when the next bus will arrive.


Portland Transit Tracker


 


WebWatch


 


Worldwide Travel Info


 


Weather


Animated Weather


PDA Animated Weather – Not only can you get the weather, but the satellite images are animated and zoomable. 


WeatherBug


 


Weather Channel


Get your US weather here by zip, or city/state.


Weather Network


Get your international forecasts here.

Comments (2)

  1. sky23 says:

    These are really good list of the mobile websites. I sometimes use http://tiltview.com to be redirect to mobile site, but if you are using mobile phone then you will be automatically redirected.