Top 10 Mobile News Sites

Read News on Your PDA

For many of us, our daily routine involves catching up on the latest news. Did you know your PDA can be a great tool for staying informed? Assuming your PDA has a way to access the Internet, you can browse some of your favorite news sites directly from your handheld. Here’s a look at ten popular sites that you may want to bookmark.

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In addition to a brief look at the day’s top stories, you’ll see a preview of news from other categories on the ABC News mobile site. For easy access to specific news, you can also search directly from the main page.

CNN’s mobile page provides a look at today’s latest news along with news from a handful of other categories. You can also enter your zip code or city to receive weather forecasts.

View your favorite Fox News stories on your handheld using this mobile site. In addition to a preview of news in various categories, you can also receive weather reports.

Local Wireless provides simple, on-the-go local updates for a city of your choosing. The site’s directory offers several categories for easy information look-up, including Weather, Sports, Flight Tracker, and Gas Prices. When traveling, change the city to match your current location.

In addition to popular news categories such as Business, National, and World news, you can catch up on your horoscope, search for cars that are for sale, and even job hunt. The Los Angeles Times provides a link from the home page to help you search for jobs by type, keywords, or location.

You’ll have full access to the New York Times’ content from its mobile site. Stock quotes are listed on the home page and you can tap the section heading to check the major U.S. indexes and track top moving stocks. If you’ve registered at, you can also set up My Alerts to track news stories by topic or keyword.

Get your daily market updates from The Wall Street Journal’s mobile site. By tapping the Markets link at the bottom of the page, you’ll see the latest news on stocks, shareholders, and other market-related news. Other sections include Weekend & Leisure and Arts & Entertainment.
Get everything you love about TIME magazine in a mobile-friendly form from this site. Here, you’re sure to find some entertainment in the numerous blogs, Quotes of the Day section, Photo Essays, and more.
USA Today offers a familiar, easy-to-use interface that is organized into color-coded sections for effortless navigation. USA Today’s Travel section is sure to be a big hit with people who are on the road with its city guides and travel arrangement contact information.

WordTube provides a quick glimpse of a handful of headlines from one of five categories at the top of the page (Top News, TechNow, iHeard, Biz, and Sports). You can then click the full story link to view the entire article or share it with a friend via email.