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White House Testing Samsung and LG Phones, Looking to Get President Obama Off of BlackBerry

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It seems BlackBerry devices don’t see much use here in America unless you work for the US government, as “only BlackBerry is designed to meet the high-security needs of U.S. and allied government agencies,” said a BlackBerry spokesperson. That was stated following the news that our nation’s White House staff is internally testing devices from both Samsung and LG, possibly looking to get President Barack Obama off of his beloved BlackBerry device. 

While declining to state which exact devices from the two OEMs are currently being used, a Dept. of Defense representative was quoted as saying, “we can confirm that the White House Communications Agency, consistent with the rest of the Department of Defense, is piloting and using a variety of mobile devices.” With that said, they commented further, clarifying that we could be months away from this great nation having a new First Smartphone.

A Samsung spokesperson also commented on the news, stating that the company is working with various government agencies to start a pilot program up in Washington D.C. However, on the contrary, an LG rep stated they haven’t heard of any such testing taking place.

It’s gonna be a sad day at BlackBerry HQ when and if Obama drops their hardware for something a bit more “new.”

Via: WSJ
  • Obama’s_tranny_wifey

    They need to impeach the SOB, he is as bad or worse than Bush, can’t believe so many Americans are inept enough to elect Obama twice, elect Bush twice, elect Clinton twice. Geez. Now they are talking about running Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush, are Americans stupid to keep electing rich lawyers who just want to become richer???

    How many vacations have you taken in the last year? You like the president and his “wife” spending millions on vacation or going golfing while you got to slave away at your job hoping to have a few bux left to eat after you pay your bills and taxes?

  • Mick

    “Off of?????” I can ignore shoddy grammar in a comment posted by a user or maybe even in an article but in the title of the post? You’re a journalist! Back to school dear boy i think…

  • mcdonsco

    Can’t help myself…he’s a scumbag!

    Ok…done.

  • https://soundcloud.com/camnointros Neichi

    Obama needs to hit up Moto Maker and get him a custom made American flag Moto X. Merricah!

    • mcdonsco

      He wouldn’t want one, he doesn’t like Mericca.

  • Justin Tays

    it even says in the article that there is no intention switch from his modified blackberry in the Wall Street article in regards.

  • Justin Tays

    They are going to end up keeping upgrading their blackberry devices and upgrading to BES 10. Knox which is based on top of android and isn’t a suitable alternative for top secret communication. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/01/13/knox_vuln_is_android_not_us_says_samsung/

  • Vermin_Cain

    I use a Blackberry Z10 at work, I don’t have a problem with it, since that’s all I use it for. But they are phasing them out, and replacing them with i*hone. I will try to hang on to that Blackberry for as long as I can since I really don’t want the jesus phone.

    • Intellectua1

      You should run for President again so we can all get a good laugh..

      • Vermin_Cain

        My 999 plan would have put the country back in track. :-)

        • Hank Pym

          I would vote for you, Herman cain

  • S9779

    He needs to go iPhone. I cringe at at the thought but he needs to use devices created if not made in America.

    • Adrynalyne

      IPhone isn’t made here…

      • S9779

        Yes hence the “if not made here”. But at the least apple is an American owned company.

    • Eric R.

      MOTO X

    • Kevin

      Can’t get anymore American than a Moto X.

      • S9779

        Soon to be Chines unfortunately

        • Kevin

          Unfortunately… :( For the time being it’s an American made phone, made here in America.

          • Ryan

            Truthfully, its just assembled in the US, not necessarily made. Its a marketing ploy.

      • AbbyZFresh

        Moto X is Chinese now. Too risky for Obama to have.

        • michael arazan

          Just as long as it’s not a ZTE or Huawei, basically malware forked android

    • Vermin_Cain

      The iPhone is made in America????

    • mcdonsco

      I’m pretty sure the iphone is made In what many would equate to a third world country sweat shop.

  • Chewy789

    Who’s going to teach Obama how to root?

    • Jprime

      Amazing

  • Intellectua1

    They’ll go with Samsung. The military already has a contract with Samsung for 6000 phones and the NSA is close to closing a deal with Samsung also, Moto-Life I mean Droid-Life life just refused to write up an article about it. So I have a feeling Samsung will get it

    • Ralph Bretz

      Someone miss their nap and all cranky? There’s a lot of Moto articles since they’re doing the most right now. Constantly updating their Apps. Actually improving the experience. All you whiners need to give it a rest or just go find another site.

      • KleenDroid

        Doing the most?

        • Kevin

          Moto X is AMAZING!

        • Ralph Bretz

          Actual innovations. Pushing all it’s Apps to the Play Store for updating instead of having to wait to update through the carriers. Fastest updates to the new OS. The Moto X has been updated faster than any phone (non nexus). New features no one else is doing. Those innovations. I don’t see anything the Samsung has done recently that is actually useful. Samsung just has great marketing. The phones are just bloated up so much and Touchwiz looks so cartoonish. They’ve turned into a phone for the masses. HTC’s design is amazing, the phone just doesn’t seem that great. Poor battery life.

      • Intellectua1

        Oh hush you sound like you missed your nap. Anyway I meant that in a funny way because everybody knows this site is heavy on the Motorola articles.. Stop being so serious, it’s only the Internet

        • Kevin

          This site was founded upon a Motorola device that was stock with no skin. Don’t be surprised that we don’t like Touch Wiz.

          • Intellectua1

            I know that. That’s where the Droid moniker came from it’s a Verizon Droid site.. Droid-Life originally came from Verizon line of Motorola Android phones. I use to have the Droid X

          • Intellectua1

            FYI Motorola Droids did have skins it was called Blur. I used to be in love with it

          • Kevin

            Motorola Droid never had a skin on it! What are you talking about? DL wasn’t found on Droid X. It was found on the Motorola Droid. And even back then we hated Moto Blur, Ninja Blur etc.

          • Intellectua1

            Learn to read. I never said it was founded on the Droid X I said I had a Droid X. The Droid name came from the Verizon Droid. and my X did have Blur and I never said everybody liked it I said I loved it.

          • Kevin

            I was talking about a device that was founded upon. Then you bring up Droid X.

          • Intellectua1

            Oh I was just mentioning the fact that I owned a Moto Droid (still have it btw) so I’m familiar with the Droid moniker

      • Intellectua1

        And what do you mean Moto is doing the most? Have you been living in a cage for the past year or do you have selective vision that only sees and reads Moto related articles

        • MicroNix

          Actually there are quite a few Samsung articles here. They are provided for the Moto community’s bashing entertainment.

      • Guest

        I agree with both of you. The Moto X is every where for every little thing. There hasnt been that much coverage for other devices. The Verizon G Pad price dropped from $199 to $99. No article. G3 screen shots confirming 2k screen emailed to Kellen. No article. G2 kitkat for T-Mobile and ATT thrown together with HTC. Photo taken by a G3 and emailed to kellen. No article. Personal leaked info on the G3 to no other site No Article. The G2 has its own apps being updated internally through LG’s app system and none of them get coverage like the X.

        All im saying is that the Moto X is favored. Thats good but sometimes get annoyed with it. Not hating on the X just wish other things would covered also. BTW I love droid life and realize how it all started

        • Ralph Bretz

          How stupid are you? There’s was a lot of articles about the LG G3 and the screen.

          http://www.droid-life.com/?s=g3

          • Guest

            I sent one from a US model. Point taken tho.

    • http://www.ytmnd.com MH

      it’s HTC life right now….

  • Corey De Lee

    Give him a note 3

    • Kevin

      Down voted.

      • MicroNix

        Down voted.

        • Kevin

          Lol, you butt hurt?

          • MicroNix

            Were you?

          • Kevin

            No. But you down voted a down vote. That’s why I asked.

          • MicroNix

            And you downvoted a reasonable comment. That’s why I asked.

  • Mark Aaron Collado

    Give him freedom give him a nexus.

    • Freedom

      Liberal Democrats do not like Freedom.. Give him an I Phone, Apple is a much better representation of his style of governing.

      • RTR2011

        Better idea. Keep the outdated BlackBerry and replace the President.

        • The Narrator

          Yeah, let’s replace him with another war criminal. I lost friends in Iraq when Bush sent them there for no reason to fight for nothing. Hillary 2016.

          • Disqus_n00b

            You realize she voted for it too, right…

          • George

            They signed up for the military sooo

          • mcdonsco

            Anyone that signs up for the military and is a gast when sent to fight, well…they aren’t too bright.

            Keeping in mind, though Obama promised a lot of things re: ending conflicts etc, he’s actually started a few of his own and kept bush’s going.

            It’s absolutely amazing how many lies he has stated on record and no one in the media calls him on it…only way to know he’s been lying is to track the comments and actions yourself, something the average media sipping idiots won’t do.

          • mcdonsco

            Yea, great choice there. Shortly after being in one of the most powerful positions in our government and during a VERY fragile time with our relationship with Russia, she displayed absolute political finesse by openly on record equating Putin to Hitler.

            Great choice; yea our future would be bright with her at the helm…Unfortunately might be TOO bright with her political prowess and quick thinking.

            /s

      • The Narrator

        Lol but Tea Party republicans like freedom? Give me a break ya assshats.

        • Voltism

          They love freedom so much they want to regulate what you put in your body, who you marry, whether their religion can be forced on you in schools, harsher jail sentencing and the list goes on… oh wait that’s the exact opposite of freedom.
          There’s always the token conservative to blame everything on people different from them

  • Richard Yarrell

    Blackberry sucks monkey balls just like this PECKER HEAD scene in the picture. That’s that Internet fool Squiddy20 dam he looks like the bitch he is.

  • Maxim∑

    Coming soon

    • Tony Byatt

      Nice ‘Shop Lebron’s tweet…

      • Kevin

        What phone was Lebron talking about?

        • Satan

          Note 3

          • Guest

            BAHAHAHAHA

    • Kevin

      TouchWiz is a threat to national security. What if he keeps his nuclear codes on his phone and it erases?

  • Maxim∑

    He’s going to love TouchWiz.

  • emoney

    they’re just playing flappy bird

  • KleenDroid

    Amazing