Mobile Life – for Everyone
Things you can do on your mobile cellphone.
I like free things 🙂 Don’t we all 🙂
Free games, downloads, backgrounds, picture, programs, applications, productivity etc.
You can either visit these sites from your PC or through your WAP internet browser.
If you visit it from your PC you can save money on your GPRS data bill and also check out what’s available a lot faster before you go with your phone to download the apps.
You could download what you want to your PC, and then upload it to your mobile cellphone afterwards via your phone’s connection if you have one (can be either Cable, Infrared (IrDA), or Bluetooth). Then it really costs you nothing.
- GetJar.com – Directory and download service of mobile Java games and applications.
- midlet.org – The free mobile Java download repository. (mobile java games, java games, mobile games, java games download, java mobile games.)
Jabber (including MXit), MSN, Yahoo!, ICQ, AIM.
MXit is a message exchange program for your cell phone. That means you can chat to people on their PC’s and to other MXit users on their mobiles, from your mobile, anywhere in the world. Communication has never been easier.
And it’s all FREE!
Supports MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, AIM and jabber contacts.
A common question is how to run mxit from your PC? To test it out or what ever.
How to emulate or run mxit on PC/computer. This method can be used to run any cellphone application from your PC/computer.
One of the easiest free ways to have a JAR / J2ME / MIDLET / MIDP emulator on your PC/computer is to use the Wireless Tool Kit from Java.
Read about it here:
Sometimes the MXit servers are just so busy in the evenings, you can’t login!
A solution is to create a jabber account for yourself (there are many servers (za public jabber servers) that let you create a free account) and then use one of these jabber clients for your mobile/cellphone…
- Colibry – Nice Client. (download. Site in Russian, application is English.)
- mobber – Mobber is a mobile communicator based on the Jabber protocol for cell phones with GPRS. It is written in java (MID Profile Version 1.0) – should work on any device that supports Java.
- bombus.jrudevels.org – J2ME jabber client for new MIDP 2.0 phones only mostly. (Download page)
- mjabber.com – mJabber is an instant messaging client for mobile Download now the free mobile Jabber clientphones, PDA or other wireless devices.
- papla – a mobile instant messenger that is a part of global Jabber™ messaging networks. It means that you can chat and check presence of any user of any Jabber™ networks in the world. Moreover, thanks to special gateways called ‘transports’ you can chat with your buddies from other instant messenger networks like ICQ, AOL, MSN, Yahoo IM, Gadu-Gadu, Tlen and many others.
- jabbermixclient – JabberMixClient (JMC) is a GPL IM client for Jabber protocol for portable devices.
- mojab – Small.
Once you have your own JID, you can then login with one of these clients, then you can chat to your friends on MXit (add them as: firstname.lastname@example.org);
Google Mail (GMail), Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, Ananzi Mail.