The Born Loser by Chip Sansom

The Born Loser

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  1. James Lindley

    James Lindley GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    That would work if the remote control used an audio signal instead of rf signal.

  2. Prof d'anglais

    Prof d'anglais said, about 1 year ago

    How long before the app. becomes available.

  3. W5WMF

    W5WMF said, about 1 year ago

    Hey Prof, it is available. It is called OnStar!

  4. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, about 1 year ago

    @Prof d'anglais

    GM already has something similar. Call OnStar and they will remotely unlock your car.

  5. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, about 1 year ago

    And the brainlessness continues…

  6. Vice Admiral Allan |  youtube.com/iamallan2

    Vice Admiral Allan | youtube.com/iamallan2 said, about 1 year ago

    @AshburnStadium

    I do believe it’s done through cellphone networks though.

  7. Vice Admiral Allan |  youtube.com/iamallan2

    Vice Admiral Allan | youtube.com/iamallan2 said, about 1 year ago

    Ok so OnStar uses satellite to know where you are, and cellular network (proprietary) to connect with OnStar. My guess is they send a “hidden text message” to the car’s onboard computer, and that unlocks the door. (Similar to the text your cellphone provider sends after you’ve listened to your voice mail – you should never see the text message, but, it arrives, tells your phone “remove the icon”, and then auto deletes itself.)

  8. oldman2013

    oldman2013 said, about 1 year ago

    cute

  9. BIGCHRONO

    BIGCHRONO said, about 1 year ago

    Why not have the keyless remote entry pad on a separate keyring, along withj an extra key for the criminally inept?

  10. Ron Skoally

    Ron Skoally GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    ROFL now that would be awesome, to open your car by phone, oh wait I think there is an app for that too

  11. CFinFL

    CFinFL said, about 1 year ago

    With my 2013 Hyundai, I can lock, unlock, & start it with my cell phone. Similar to OnStar, but called Hyundai BluLink. It also allows my GPS to be programmed for a trip, hundreds of miles away, by a person with a computer that has my password.

  12. prasrinivara

    prasrinivara GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Eh Brutus, given your car’s age and condition (reference 09/08 strip, http://www.gocomics.com/the-born-loser/2013/09/08#.Ukj34hBShIo), does it even have keyless-entry?

  13. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, about 1 year ago

    I can’t say this enough: Get a magnetic “Hide a Key”.

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