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- Search for tickets on Oodle real time on the go using SMS, WAP or Email. Use the keyword oodlet followed by what category tickets you are looking for and the zip code. Within seconds, get a list of...
- Search for real estate listings on the go using WAP. From your phone use this 411Sync service with the keyword realtor followed by the zip code. This service is WAP only.
- A quick and easy way to find out distance between two locations from a cell phones: SMS, Email or WAP. This mashup uses Yahoo Geocoding API to compute the lat-lon values of locations based on area...
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