When wallpaper goes wrong

Alltel might just have the worst cell phone wallpaper ever.

Oh, that's bad. Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks

And here I thought Alltel's commercials were bad. As I prepared to review the Motorola Rokr Z6m I was scrolling through the phone's available wallpapers to see what it offered. After passing by the standard options that come with any Alltel or Motorola handset, I found a wallpaper that stopped me cold.

In the middle of a blue sunburst pattern was an animated figure of the blue-shirted spokesman from Alltel's grating commercials. The wallpaper shows "Chad" (as he is called) gyrating away to some unheard music. Though I can't put my finger on exactly why I think so, all I can say that it's just wrong on so many levels. And did I mentioned it's called "Disco Chad"? Yikes.

 

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