Department of Defense is not dropping BlackBerry, says report of iOS buy is in error
0. phoneArena 22 Mar 2013, 07:40 posted on
The report that said that the Department of Defense is buying 650,000 iOS devices is in error and employees can buy a BlackBerry Z10 if they want as they move to a mobile management that includes a "variety of devices" and Lt. Col. Damien Pickart, an official DoD spokesman, says that he is unaware of any large order being placed for iOS devices...
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1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Oh, 470,000 BlackBerry units? Really? (FAINTS)
3. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
thanks God....I wouldn't imagine to have a tablet or phone (iConboard) for work
1) that is not able to copy any file
2) and open it in any app
3) and can not install company's one purpose app
without these 3 points, please, tell me, where is productivity? :)
4. JC557 (Posts: 1286; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)
To use Angry Birds as a lesson in attack and defense?
7. Diego! (Posts: 545; Member since: 15 Jun 2009)
hahahaha you took a laughter from me hahaha That was fun :D
14. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
Funny, but you just didn't get it :-)
5. lyndon420 (Posts: 3353; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
Yeeeeesssss! The DoD needs to sue apple now...just because.
6. GadgetsMcGoo (Posts: 168; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)
Took some time before the original article here to get retracted. LOLZ. But good to see the truth gets posted even if it's delayed.
8. Topcat488 (Posts: 1377; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)
This Story did in deed take a while to get retracted... Kinda reminds me of that there Roswell incident wit dem dang ole aliens over yonder... hehehe
9. GadgetsMcGoo (Posts: 168; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)
Likely, news that don't fit their narrative actually gets a double and triple check. LOLZ.
12. ZayZay (Posts: 571; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)
Not because I am not a fan of Apple, but I was pretty irritated with that report yesterday to spend our tax dollars on high end smart phones when Blackberry has been working securely for them for years. Hate me if you want. You as Amercians can spend your money on whatever phone you want, but when our tax dollars start going towards these expensive devices for reasons other than only being secure (seems a bit more pleasure or to be "cool" america) I am not ok with it. Just my opinion, let the thumbs rain down.
13. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
Good news. LOL @ iOS.
15. MC1123 (Posts: 1254; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
coz gain its more secure than iOS or android!
16. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
Makes sense as it takes how many updates for Apple to make their phone secure?