Alltel's acquisition by Verizon Wireless continues to move forward, but that hasn't stopped the regional carrier from rolling out new services and phones. And on Thursday, just in time for holiday play, Alltel launched a new GPS app with Trimble Outdoors.
Trimble Outdoors brings basic GPS services to select Alltel phones, though it appears to be meant more for hikers and mountain bikers rather than drivers. First, you must plan your trip online, but you then can send the routing information including maps and waypoints wirelessly to your phone.
The maps, which come in topographic, street, and aerial … Read more