Thursday, May 25, 2006
The official FIFA World Cup mobile site is now live.
Lots of people have been sceptical to the utility of mobile browsing. The Yahoo mobile team has stepped up and made this gift to the football fans on the move. Access it on your 3G phone and get a sense where the mobile world is heading. What I like is the ability you have to customize. You can select favourite teams, pick a couple players to follow more closely. You can bookmark interesting news. To me this is a small prelude after years of hype of mobile internet, experienced through the mobile browser, this is very useful. Never before have the fans had this much information while mobile. Well presented and optimised for one hand operated devises. I guess the other hand could hold a beer? You find it by entering www.fifa.com on your mobile browser. Just make sure you have internet enabled as it is on the open internet.
09:41 PM | Permalink
I surfed to www.fifa.com on Nokia N91 and got an ordinary site without any optimization for mobile browsers. Are you sure that's the correct address?
N91 has the minimap browser too, but it's rather to difficult to navigate on this site.
Posted by: Tero Lehto at May 25, 2006 11:08:10 PM
Hi, I did short testing and it seems that fifa.com recognizes S60 platform browser (the WAP/XHTML browser, which opens when you long-press '0' key in S60 devices like N91) as mobile browser and optimizes the content accordingly. However, when using the open source based "Web Browser for S60" (the one with full web capabilities and minimap) the site does not recognize that as mobile browser and provides the same site as for PC browsers.
Christian, is that intentional or should the mobile site be provided also for the "new" browser?
Posted by: Sami Uskela at May 26, 2006 10:51:53 AM
You can force the mobile version to appear regarless of which browser you are use ing (even IE6) by using the url http://fwc.wap.yahoo.com/
Dennis at WapReview.com
Posted by: Dennis at May 27, 2006 7:44:17 AM
Dave Harper and I met this same issue with the OSS browser.
If you want to know what we did, just drop me a line.
Posted by: charlie at May 29, 2006 3:54:40 PM
Hi, I think we have not registered the N91 UAProf, as we do not have a device in the labs ;-) I have to see if I could get one as a loaner somewhere for the guys to test. The N80 has been tested.
Posted by: Christian at May 29, 2006 8:52:08 PM
Too bad there is no RSS feed to keep track of news. RSS is supported in new Nokia and Sony Ericsson phones.
Posted by: PeterS at May 31, 2006 2:32:55 PM
[URL=http://usuarios.lycos.es/aiqouuf - ford part number 7107[/URL - <a href=http://a2.ydwole.com >plan de paris aeroport cdg tgv</a> http://usuarios.lycos.es/aiqouuf
Posted by: Allokslew at Jun 20, 2009 9:17:35 PM
[URL=http://grittonhabisep.bravejournal.com - bjs wholesale club[/URL - <a href=http://longerbeamik.bravejournal.com >maggy london matte jersey dress</a> http://grittonhabisep.bravejournal.com
Posted by: fenshinia at Jun 21, 2009 2:37:24 PM
[URL=http://trueheartad.bravejournal.com - cash payday[/URL - <a href=http://trueheartad.bravejournal.com >regular loan</a> http://trueheartad.bravejournal.com
Posted by: VexBymnBene at Jun 26, 2009 4:05:21 PM
<a href=http://eriksonn.bravejournal.com>disney cruise clothes</a> <a href=http://eriksonn.bravejournal.com>medieval woman's dress</a> http://eriksonn.bravejournal.com
Posted by: TheoveLouse at Jun 27, 2009 2:01:21 AM
<a href=http://coursey.bravejournal.com>native american wedding clothes pictures</a> <a href=http://coursey.bravejournal.com>lacoste clothes uk</a> http://coursey.bravejournal.com
Posted by: enfonlomuncep at Jun 28, 2009 12:24:16 AM
<a href=http://moultry.bravejournal.com>hindu traditional clothing</a> <a href=http://moultry.bravejournal.com>clothes shopping online ireland</a> http://moultry.bravejournal.com
Posted by: mithoffisee at Jul 1, 2009 11:29:25 PM
I like everything positive. I’m on this website since the first day of its existence and I have never seen anything negative on it. This website is made by people, who think positive and who have many things to tell others. I love this website, I always get positive emotions from it and I can stay here the whole days and nights!
Posted by: nike Air Force black at Aug 1, 2011 4:54:56 AM
I love the dear information you offer in your articles. I will bookmark your blog and feature my youngsters test up right here generally. I am slightly certain they will learn a lot of new stuff here than anybody else!
Posted by: johnny damon jersey number at Aug 5, 2011 11:56:52 AM
Although your article was well written but I do not agree with you some of the points
I hope we can have the opportunity to exchange with each other. lyj
Posted by: dental lab equipment at Apr 18, 2012 8:31:58 AM
really appreciate YOU — thanks a lot!
Posted by: Nike shoes at May 22, 2012 6:50:01 AM