Alltel launches Celltop

Jan 18 2007 - 08:04 PM ET | Alltel

alltel celltopAlltel Wireless has launched a new widget based home screen its calling Celltop. Celltop makes it easy to fetch and display basic information like weather, news, sports scores and stock quotes. Alltel is calling their widgets "cells" and Celltop comes with 10 cells built-in. The company hopes to increase that number soon and has also made it possible for developers to contribute their own work.

Celltop is now available on select Alltel handsets and will be shipping on all new phones by late 2007. Alltel customers can check compatibility and (perhaps) install the free program from

You can view a video tour of Celltop that was created by our friends at PhoneScoop.