The world in the palm of your hand…

23 06 2006

Need to know, on the go? Then head to Wapedia – the mobile version of Wikipedia, available from PDAs and mobile phones. Wapedia caches a low-bandwidth, fully searchable version of all Wikipedia articles for delivery to mobile devices, with content appropriately chunked and scaled down to fit on smaller screens.

Mobile phone users should head to: PDA users with slightly larger screens can try instead.




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5 07 2006
Mobile Learning » Mobile Learning 2.0?

[…] Bearing in mind my previous post – that Content is Key – we’ve yet to see the kinds of services now available on the web, on any mobile platform. Web 2.0 is underpinned by a philosophy of a “read-write web”; but at the moment, interactivity between mobile devices and online services is relatively limited. Interactive Web 2.0 sites, such as Wikipedia, are only provided in read-only form for mobile devices (Wapedia); other online collaborative Web 2.0 sites like Writely, and Social Web tools like MySpace, have yet to release mobile interfaces or even support for mobile devices through things like incorporated QR Codes. […]

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