Times Square Billboard Crashes To Desktop… On A Mac [Image]

Times Square Billboard Crashes To Desktop… On A Mac [Image]

It used to be that the fancy computerized billboards that blare on constantly in New York City’s Time Square were a frequent victim to the fabled Blue Screen of Death pretty regularly, but that was years ago.

These days? They apparently all run on a Mac, as snapped by Instagram user and MTV Geek contributor Alexander Zalben.

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  • dcj001

    Actually, that is advertising that Apple paid for.

  • bdkennedy

    The program crashed, not the operating system.

  • HunterD

    Yeah, what dcj said. Not a bad advert for Apple. Even if it’s an older OS.

  • Bob Smogango

    Now, THAT’S a computer monitor. I wonder if they can make a mouse, track pad and keyboard to run it from that distance? Bluetooth 5 with a 1/4 mile radius?

  • Freek Monsuur

    It’s done on purpose! Look at the other ad on the right…

  • powerbook_pete

    Someone hit command+F1

  • 5imo

    Actually, that is advertising that Apple paid for.

    looks like an AD from a 3rd party dev to me called “MeMo”.

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