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iPads being used in pilot program to assist in home care for wounded veterans

0. phoneArena 21 Apr 2013, 20:56 posted on

A pilot project being implemented by the US Department of Veterans Affairs will loan over 1,000 iPads...

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posted on 21 Apr 2013, 21:02 1

1. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5471; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


"Apple’s iPad was chosen because of the convenience of a single-platform versus potentially dealing with multiple OEMs on Android."

I'm sure that it is not the real reason.

posted on 21 Apr 2013, 22:53 1

4. gallison1983 (Posts: 41; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)


Before the comments really get going, read this: Stop before you start. Regardless of the platform, this is a wonderful pilot program for men and women who fought bravely for your freedom to disagree with this post (or Apple, or a laundry list of non-Android things) and for PhoneArena's ability to freely post this on the internet.

I would hardly think that someone who took a bullet or IED for you is going to cry out in outrage that they were presented with an iOS device for rehabilitation. Please show some respect for these men and women who were fortunate to come home with their lives from the battlefield.

Just remember; if you really want to continue complaining about the VA's choice of device/os/manufacture, NASA launched an Android-powered satellite into space.

posted on 22 Apr 2013, 07:54 1

5. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5471; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


First of all I'm not from U.S.A. so they didn't took any bullet or IED for me, nor was fighting for my freedom...
Look around, there is much more countries in this world than only U.S.A. and not all PhoneArena.com readers are from U.S.A.

Second, I wasn't giving any comments about this program, I wasn't talking disrespectfully about veterans or U.S.A., I was STRICTLY TALKING ABOUT TABLETS CHOICE! So please, when next time you will want to trash someone's comment, use your own advice and do not use national grievances as a tool to trash someone's comment because manipulate with such things is deplorable step! Shame!

posted on 21 Apr 2013, 21:16 1

2. Ninetysix (Posts: 1481; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


Add it to this list.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2012/08/31/top-50-ipad-rollouts-by-enterprises-schools/

posted on 21 Apr 2013, 22:08 1

3. APPDROID (banned) (Posts: 7; Member since: 20 Apr 2013)


Simplicity what Cures, not complexity for the Sick. They don't have time navigating with Multiple OEMs to Cure the SICK. I know what I'm talking about, my Family is the Medical Fields.

posted on 22 Apr 2013, 08:11 1

6. gmracer1 (Posts: 646; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)


Androids are used in space.

Next............

posted on 22 Apr 2013, 08:48 1

7. jsdechavez (Posts: 701; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


Well, old people love their Apple.

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