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    NewYork Billboard fail

    To be able to do this is just funny and is really a game changer for billboards!

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    It's not real but a damn good editing job by that dude.
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    Looks real to me.

    What makes you think it's fake?

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    There is no wireless transmission to any of those displays, so nothing for a "transmitter" to step on to become a pirate signal.
    If your browser can't read unicode, you should probably switch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humboldt View Post
    Looks real to me.

    What makes you think it's fake?
    I agree.. even CBSNews figured it real enough to post on front page news.

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    The breadboard is plugged into the headphone port....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sava700 View Post
    I agree.. even CBSNews figured it real enough to post on front page news.
    Wouldn't be the first time a news station failed. lol

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    the board he used is for a battery charger of some sort lol

    http://hackaday.com/2011/03/14/comma...-real-or-fake/

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    Certainly would be possible I guess, after all instructions exist online to hack road signs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qwijib0 View Post
    There is no wireless transmission to any of those displays, so nothing for a "transmitter" to step on to become a pirate signal.
    Yep

    Also, check out his blog, he's big into video editing.
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    Have your feelings been hurt by a random act of E-Thuggery? If so, call 1-800-Waaaaahmbulance, we're here 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week, to take your call, you could be due a large monetary settlement, don't delay, call now.

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