UPDATED:DROID to turn Times Square signs into giant Google Maps and Navigation display

UPDATED:DROID to turn Times Square signs into giant Google Maps and Navigation display
If you have been thinking about getting the Motorola DROID but wanted to test out the Google Maps and Navigation, you can "kick the tires" on one of the biggest stages in the U.S.-Times Square. For 20 straight hours today, anyone who calls 888-376-4336 will get a chance to do a Google Search by voice and the results will show up on either the giant NASDAQ sign or on the mammoth Reuters display. So if you were to call and say, "McDonalds", the display would show a giant Google Map, pointing out to you the closest Micky D's with signs showing you how to navigate to the location. For the last couple of weeks, this promotion has been running in 90 minute time slots in the afternoon and night. With the heavy parade traffic, the 20 hour promotion today should bring plenty of attention to the Android powered DROID. Just try to keep your search "clean". After all, Times Square has been Disneyfied for a few years now.

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source: TechCrunch

*UPDATE*
The 20 hours that DROID does Times Square will start 6am EST Friday and if you can't be in the Big Apple to watch, you can view all of the action through a webcam from this link.

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8 Comments

1. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

cool. droid ftw.

2. SamTime

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 07, 2009

Its not just Droid FTW, but Android 2.0 FTW.

3. Illyich

Posts: 167; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

That's a pretty awesome idea.

4. Quemical

Posts: 162; Member since: Jul 14, 2009

I would say the nastiest shit i could think up. DROID FTW

5. joeschmo

Posts: 9; Member since: Nov 11, 2009

what the hell are you talking about?

6. josuearisty

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

DROOOOOOOOOOOID

7. DOGIEFRESH

Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Pretty good for the fanboyz, keeping their hopes alive...!!!!

8. dubracer223

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

and retarded "anti-fanboys" keep it at the top of the list...keep it going numbnuts

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