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Obama tweeting from an iPhone isn’t all that it seems

Barry sending his first tweet from an iPhone.

Barry sending his first tweet from an iPhone.

The Apple-watching world lost its shiz yesterday when Obama made his first tweet from his brand-new presidential Twitter account using an iPhone. But don’t get too excited, because the White House has revealed that the phone in question isn’t Obama’s regular handset after all.

Which prompts the question, “Who did it belong to?” Maybe Apple should commission JFK director Oliver Stone to shoot an advert/paranoid conspiracy thriller on the subject of the Obama iPhone.

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Barack Obama writes his first tweet from an iPhone

Barack Obama writes his first tweet from an iPhone

President Obama sending his first tweet.

President Barack Obama is finally ready to enter the age of social media. After sitting behind the Resolute desk for six years, the president finally opened his own Twitter account today, but rather than using his hacker-proof BlackBerry to send his first message, POTUS turned to an Apple product.

Here’s his first tweet, sent from an iPhone:

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Obama openly lusts after iPhone 6 at United Nations

Obama still doesn't have an iPhone, but he wants one.

Obama still doesn’t have an iPhone, but he wants one.

President Obama, sadly, does not have an iPhone 6. But he totally wants one, leading him to openly lust after Apple’s newest handset in a meeting Tuesday at the United Nations.

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Obama Is Stuck On BlackBerry, Not Allowed To Have An iPhone

President-Obama-Facebook-Twitter-BlackBerry

When Barack Obama first made his run at the United States presidency way back in 2008, much fuss was made about how this politician was so cool, he used a BlackBerry.

Seems laughable now, doesn’t it? Yet at the time, Obama was considered so technologically hip for using a BlackBerry that he once laughingly said that if the Secret Service wanted to take it from him, they’d have to pry it from his hands.

Flash forward five years, and President Obama’s BlackBerry doesn’t seem so cool anymore. In fact, it seems ridiculous. So why isn’t he using an iPhone?

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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Fight To The Death Infinity Blade-Style In This iOS Game

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Fight To The Death Infinity Blade-Style In This iOS Game

Who would win?

The 2012 U.S. presidential election is only months away. Leading up to election day, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will continue debating one another and fervently addressing the “issues’ in passionate speeches and ad spots.

Obama and Romney go head-to-head in a new iOS game developed by the makers of Infinity Blade, and well, you get the idea.

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Watch President Obama Drive A Sphero [Video]

Watch President Obama Drive A Sphero [Video]

Here’s Barack Obama taking control of a Sphero during a visit to Boulder, Colorado yesterday.

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President Obama In The Oval Office Getting Briefed On An iPad 2 [Image]

President Obama In The Oval Office Getting Briefed On An iPad 2 [Image]

According to this official White House picture, “President Barack Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing from Robert Cardillo, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration, in the Oval Office, Jan. 31, 2012. Part of the briefing was done using a tablet computer.”

Oh really? I assert that President Obama isn’t using a “tablet computer” in this picture at all. A tablet computer is a vague term for some crummy, half-baked Android thingie like the Motorola Xoom or Transformer Prime. No, what President Obama is using quite openly and proudly here is an iPad 2.

Hey, Android fans! Does your president use an Android device? Ha, just kidding, obviously the answer is no.

[Thanks, Tim!]

President Obama Uses A DODOCase With His iPad 2 [Image]

President Obama Uses A DODOCase With His iPad 2 [Image]

Click the image above to embiggen.See that notebook to the left (his right) of a casually-dressed President Obama? That’s not a notebook, it’s the iPad 2 3G Obama got “a little bit early” from Steve Jobs, wrapped in a Moleskine-like DODOcase.

DODOcase must be beside themselves. They’ve got a good claim to being the only iPad case manufacturer personally endorsed by the President of the United States himself.

[via TNW]

President Obama Sends His First Tweet On A MacBook Pro [Picture]

President Obama Sends His First Tweet On A MacBook Pro [Picture]

Check this out: at a recent Twitter Town Hall hosted at the White House alongside Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, President Barack Obama sent his first live Tweet… and did so on his MacBook Pro, modded with a conspicuous presidential seal over the iconic Apple logo.