Obama sticks to his BlackBerry

Obama sticks to his BlackBerry
In the beginning, we all thought that the newly elected President of the United States will have to forget about his BlackBerry, due to security measures. Relax, it’s not that your information isn’t safe and sound with the ‘Berry that you’ve bought just yesterday, it’s just that the standards for the President’s phone are higher.

A few days ago, Mr. Obama was about to lose his beloved gadget by accidentally letting it fall on a hard airport tarmac. However, it was not meant to be, as it has become clear that his phone is alive and well. Yesterday however, the President has been snapped as he was walking along the West Wing Colonnade towards the Oval Office. On the picture, he is looking at a device in his hands, but it’s obvious that this isn’t the Sectera Edge by General Dynamics, which was one of the approved alternatives for him. It’s more like a BlackBerry… A BlackBerry 8830 maybe?

source: PHYSORG via Engadget



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25 Comments

1. Razeu187

Posts: 17; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Ahhhh, Blackberry. Once you go BLACKberry...you now never go back. Feels good to know the Commander in Chief is a Crackberry addict like me.

15. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Uh oh, he said something naughty. Now his post will have to be deleted because my fragile little mind cannot process such mature language.

2. westbank504

Posts: 39; Member since: Jan 23, 2009

cant say that i agree more

3. Mayday3420

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

This site is now deleteing comments out of nowhwere. I am definitely done with this site, they can't take any critism and they start censering people.

8. igor550

Posts: 27; Member since: Dec 16, 2008

i agree, they delited a lot of my comments, if you say that you ere not a verizon fan your comment is delited right away. it,s not interesting anymore to be on this site.

13. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Luckily, there are many other sites that blow this circlejerk out of the water. Engadgetmobile for instance.

16. Big Red

Posts: 101; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

I have also had comments deleted that were VERY related to the article. This site has gone bogus. Bad Grammar in every article, adds everywhere you click, and every interesting comment deleted. Shame on you iPhonearena. Too bad this comment will never see the light of day.... Please don't delete me.....

18. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Big fan of Engadget! They always have the latest news (for the most part). And, you can pretty much post what you want.

24. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Indeed, they are the first site i check.

4. Razeu187

Posts: 17; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

At the risk of this comment getting delted please explain Mayday. Because if what you say is true then I think a lot of other people are gonna be interested in your reply. What did you post that was deleted? Thanks!

5. westbank504

Posts: 39; Member since: Jan 23, 2009

Mayday is correct, there was an article about the G1 memory or apps something like that being deleted and the first 3 posts said " holy ****", " holy batman" and " holy guacamole" all three of them were deleted....and you can check any article and whenever you see numbers and posts missing, its cuz there were deleted

17. Big Red

Posts: 101; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

haha I was the fourth person to post on the article, I posted "holy cow". Stuff like that makes this sight fun. Deleting it ruins the fun. Delete the annoying people that throw unnececary language in here, leave good fun alone.

6. tribilinaNYC

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

That is true. I once pointed out that there was an error with the site, and it was deleted. The error was fixed but any "mention" of the error was deleted as well.

7. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

the mods on here act like we are 2 and cant take swear words

23. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Seriously

9. Mayday3420

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Thanks for the back up. I think it is very poor taste of this site. They have onesided articles and reviews most of the time and now articles with many errors, then when someone says something that is not looked favorably upon they just go through and delete them. This site has many problems and I used to really like it but now....... bad site, bad I say. It's not even swear words either, there are a lot that are pulled with out swearwords involved.

10. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

I guarantee they will remove your post and my post... They just deleted one of my other posts on this article... funny. Phonearena IS very one sided in their articles, depending on what they discuss. And then the phonearena Nazi-Monitors go around and make sure only certain things remain on the site. So much for open forums... Phonearena just doesn't want anything bad posted about them. Well, they would get a lot less crap from us if they would just allow us to post what we wanted. I can understand the racism being deleted (as it is just ridiculous post anything racist), and I can understand some of the out-of-hand vulgarity... but really, they are out of control Nazis... Prove me wrong, B******! Prove me wrong. I guarantee they will delete this post.... just wait and see. -SC

11. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

hahaha lol. i totally agree. i dont speak as proper english as you do tho ;-)

12. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Seriously, to whom will be deleting this post, you should be absolutely ashamed of yourself. Forget your excuses, NOONE buys it.

14. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

The mods here are a joke! My 10 year old could run a better site than these bufoons.

19. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Why is this JUST NOW being recognized? I've made several comments on here throughout about the way this site practices censorship and deletes comments at whim. Oh wait, maybe no one saw those posts because they got DELETED!

20. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

haha... seriously.

22. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Right

21. cnpthe3rd

Posts: 103; Member since: Feb 01, 2009

yeah this is such a bad site, they DIDN'T delete all your rambling on about how bad they are or your shameless plug for Engadgetmobile. and by the way I do like Engadgetmobile as well but I counted 21 banner adds on their home page alone thats just the world we live in get used to. just ignore the adds and read on life is too short to be upset by a web page and a web page about phones at that. And for my opinion (because the world needs my opinions) Blackberry is GREAT (some of them) if you want a solid phone you can throw across the room and it still works perfectly, but for a GREAT all around everything device you cant beat my highly modded HTC tilt

25. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

HAHA you are one to talk about plugs which I wasnt by the way.

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