President gets to keep his BlackBerry

President gets to keep his BlackBerry
We recently reported that President Obama would have to go cold turkey to end his BlackBerry addiction because the device was not secure enough for those Top Secret calls. But Obama showed that his ability to compromise is good as he apparantly worked out a deal with the NSA to use the RIM device for personal use. When he is wearing his Presidential hat and communications need to be secure, the President will use the Selectra Edge, a device that we previously called a chunky relative to the Treo 750. To refresh your memory, this device runs on Windows Mobile, uses modules to connect with GSM, CDMA and Wi-Fi networks, and can survive a 4 foot fall on concrete. This isn't the crisis in the Middle East and it really won't turn the economy around, but it does show that President Obama is a man of his convictions. Is there a phone that you feel as strongly about as our President does his BlackBerry?

source: NYTimes

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