Looking for the über RSS reader for your mobile phone?

by Volker Weber

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Which phones support WidSets? The rule of thumb is that you'll need to have a mobile that supports Java (most mobiles sold in the last couple years fit this description) and it will have to be able to connect to the Internet. It should also have a color display that is bigger than a stamp. As a summary:

So here is my initial setup. Fifa World Cup, BBC, The Register, Spiegel and Tagesschau, two vowe.net feeds, two weather reports for Dublin and Frankfurt.


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And since Samuel Adam always asks whether it works with the O2 WAP flat rate in Germany I have tested WidSets with the WAP APN and they do work. :-) If you have this tariff please test as well. I would like a confirmation.

Volker Weber, 2006-06-13


Samuel Adam, 2006-06-13

Kein RSS für mich. Doesn't work with my T-Mobile Blackberry (or anything from T-Mobile yet).

Greg Walrath, 2006-06-13

From the FAQ:

WidSets does not currently work with Nextel, T-Mobile USA or BREW-enabled phones (e.g. Verizon, Alltel, U.S. Cellular), or Palm devices.

Volker Weber, 2006-06-13

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