British Prime Minister To Run The Country With The Help Of A Personalized iPad App

British Prime Minister To Run The Country With The Help Of A Personalized iPad App

British Prime Minister David Cameron is having a personalized iPad app built by programmers inside the Cabinet Office that will provide him with the latest information he needs to run the country, The Telegraph reports. The app, which was inspired by advisers after a trip to the U.S., will compile real-time information like NHS waiting-list figures, crime statistics, unemployments numbers, and more all in one place.

The app will also provide news information from Google, Twitter and The Times, according to the report. David Cameron famously uses an iPad — like U.S. President Barrack Obama — to keep abreast of the day’s news, and tune into his favorite radio programs, the report says.

However, it’s unlikely he uses the device for email, preferring instead to receive handwritten notes and text messages.

The app is expected to be ready by March of next year.

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  • Jordan Clay

    if this was built for the US Gov’t,  It would be an app that would take 18 months to build, cost $27 Billion plus $7Billion in yearly running costs, and only link you to Bing…

  • Finlay MacArthur

    Same in the UK Jordan.

  • Eternity Infinity

    if this was built for Brazil Gov…. oh! wait… here in Brazil we don’t have such kind of technology :(

  • Laurie645

    @readers:disqus my buddy’s step-sister makes $85 every hour on the internet. last month her pay was $7783 just working on the internet for a few hours.Follow the instructions at Online Income Solutions http://goo.gl/he7mr

  • Al

    And Nick Clegg is getting a HP TouchPad preloaded with Angry Birds!

  • Kajje

    Seems Sim City found its way to the app store

  • Kajje

    Let’s hope he plays on the safe side.
    Five times the ‘FUND’ cheat and he’ll get Godzilla on Downing Street teatime or the Thames will flood.

  • Killer_Kadoogan

    Excellent. He’ll be able to find out just how badly he is f**king up this country much more efficiently from now on.

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