Mobile Apps - what you can do with a cellphone [A beginning list]

When you send a text message to Wiffiti, you txt a place instead of a person.

Call or text. Free mobile answers to just about anything.

Capture thoughts, create to-dos, set reminders and listen to webpages on your phone with a simple phone call.

Dial2Do lets you do common tasks by just calling a number and speaking. Use it to send email or text messages, record reminders to help you remember things, post updates to your Twitter or Jaiku stream and Listen to your favorite internet content. It's easy and handsfree.

Never forget the milk or anything else ever again.

Post photos from your cell phone directly to Flickr!

Some of my Flickr photos:

The mobile site at is optimized for viewing on mobile devices

Copy documents, whiteboards and handwritten notes with your camera phone or digital camera to store, fax, email or publish!

The easiest and most entertaining way to collect feedback from your audience:
Project polls or message boards on a large screen, have everyone send their input via their cell phones and see results instantly!

Google SMS for your phone
From local business listings to stock quotes, you can get the information you're looking for with Google SMS.
Simply text message your search query to 466453 ("GOOGLE" on most devices) and we'll text message back your results.
For a list of useful shortcuts and tips, text message "help" to 466453

utterli and
This site allows you to post text, photos, or audio messages, directly from your cell phone. With cell phones being the most ubiquitous technology on the planet, this may be the future blogging tool!

If you've lost your phone or if you want to get out of a boring meeting, this service allows you to schedule one call or multiple repeating calls to your cell phone.

Wakerupper is the web's easiest telephone reminder tool. Schedule reminder calls on the web. It couldn't be simpler. Some parts of this site are free.

Collaborate on group projects, free online toolkit that makes working together easy.

Write a story, keep a diary, jot notes, or express yourself with poetry. Above all, be creative!

Brightkite is a location-based social network. In real time you can see where your friends are and what they're up to. Depending on your privacy settings you can also meet others nearby. (I have invites if you are interested)
Access your delicious social bookmarks from your mobile device

Bluepulse is a way to effortlessly message and update your friends with what you’re doing, wherever you are.

It’s the world’s first live video broadcast service for 3G mobile phones and other portable platforms.

JuiceCaster lets you meet new people, connect with friends and share your photos and videos directly from your mobile phone. Instantly update your status on Twitter and Facebook.

Share your location and stay connected with your friends. Add people you trust and you want to be your contacts. See who's crossing your path and what's happening nearby.

Mobile widgets, slideshows, gamecasts, feeds, and more delivered to your phone.

ShoZu means you can share the moment, be it photos or video or a blog. You can send your stuff to friends and family, email or social networks as simply as pressing the button.
You can use this to upload photos to Flickr

Your favorite web content to your mobile for free. With WidSets you can get your favorite web content straight to your mobile phone. You can share your preferred content with other users or publish it on the web.

Winksite makes it easy to create a mobile website and community that can be shared worldwide.

Capture the pulse of your life in mobile photos!

ScanR “turns the stuff we have to deal with in our daily lives—receipts, business cards, faxes, jottings on the back of napkins—into something digital. … It’s practical. And it’s simple.”

Mobile website listing


Radioshift Touch for Iphone With Radioshift Touch, you've got the world of internet radio in the palm of your hand, with access to thousands of audio streams over Wifi, EDGE, and 3G.


Skype for Windows Mobile 2.5 Beta , for windows Mobile smartphones

As recommended by Liz Kolb and Jeff Stanzler Feb 25/09 on blocktalk radio
Udefn - everything is just a text away

Textdrop - send from a browser to a cellphone text message and get a reply in your email
Free Text Messaging With txtDrop
Our goal has always been to make web based text messaging free and as simple as possible and we're sticking by that in 2008. Which is why we let you do everything in one easy step, on one simple webpage. TxtDrop enables users in the United States and Canada to send text messages with instant delivery. No more need to pay your cellular provider up to 25 cents for sending your friend a text. Just enter your email (for replies), your friends mobile number and your message and we'll send your text instantly. Completely free of charge.

Free sending of text messages via the web to MTS (Manitoba Telephone systems) accounts

Fring free talk, live chat, and interact. May allow you to skype via wifi on a phone for free
Examples of how to use Fring via youtube

Loopt turns your phone into a social compass