The Insane Hardware Driving the World's Biggest LED Billboard

In a dusty supply closet at 1 Times Square, a computer terminal hooked up to hordes of ethernet servers, RAID arrays and monitors humbly runs the largest LED sign in the world. The sign, a 3-sided, 17,000-square-foot Goliath, debuted last night at the opening of a Walgreens in New York City. Today, I got to see what… » 11/21/08 9:30pm 11/21/08 9:30pm

Walgreens Building Time Square's Largest Billboard

We don't normally think of glitz when we think of Walgreens, but maybe that's entirely the point. The company is building the world's "most complex, powerful and digitally advanced" sign to hover over their new flagship store. And 17,000 feet of it is covered with 12 million LEDs capable of producing a trillion… » 5/27/08 5:20pm 5/27/08 5:20pm

Dealzmodo: Free Printer Ink Refill At Walgreens Today

Print out this coupon and head to Walgreens to get a free printer ink refill today. Hey, waaaaait a minute. How are you supposed to print this coupon if your ink is dry? You almost got me, Walgreens. Good for Dell, HP, Lexmark, Okidata, Primera, Sharp and Xerox cartridges. [Walgreens via Wisebread via Consumerist] » 4/02/08 4:00pm 4/02/08 4:00pm

Burn-Your-Favorite-Cult-Classic DVD Kiosk Coming To Walgreens

New ideas are needed to keep the tumbleweeds from blowing through the Walgreens photo department, and the latest is a burn-your-own-DVD kiosk, specializing in the rare and out-of-print. We were the first to report on the DVD Copy Control Association voting to approve the "DVD Download" CSS format. But many of you… » 10/29/07 8:34am 10/29/07 8:34am