TVs removed from NYC taxis

We weren’t too disappointed to discover that the New York City Taxi and Limousine is pulling the plug on a pilot program that put LCD touchscreens in the back of 515 cabs. Even though we only occasionally rode in a cab with one of the screens, we found ourselves thoroughly annoyed every time single time, since despite having all sorts of “interactivce content”, all they really do is just blare advertising on a captive audience. [Gizmodo]

While an interesting gimmick, they were actually quite annoying…

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