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    Blackberrys, cell phones and communications devices are tagged with post-its during a briefing on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Cabinet Room of the White House, March 26, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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    1. lizzb.com 72 months ago

      geez, you might've used a larger aperture so we could actually read all those post-its! ;) haha

    2. willpost'84 72 months ago

      is it just me or does Senator Reid have 2 blackberrys!?

    3. brandonnnn 72 months ago

      Very interesting!

    4. RiftDweller 72 months ago

      iphones are useless for emails and business work. qwerty phones ftw!

    5. HarBarBar 72 months ago

      Oh wow this is just classy (:

    6. Stormblast2008 72 months ago

      Because the blackberry is a businessman's phone. The iphone is more of a toy.

    7. Phantom Wolf Angel 72 months ago

      @ Steven Pam I was thinking the same thing =D

    8. Stevecollection2008 72 months ago

      So much for the digital revolution!
      Does it really improve the quality of life?
      Do these senators actually know how to operate them or is it a case of mine is bigger/better than yours is!

    9. maxx233 72 months ago

      Uh-oh... someone's battery is low at bottom middle. Also, some poor soul has the worst blackberry ever at bottom left ;)

      It's not that surprising to see so many blackberries, I am kinda surprised to see different carriers though. I would think there'd be a big contract for all of these with one vendor or another. But not having everyone on the same carrier has it's own perks too.

    10. ruthdeb 72 months ago

      I love that Pete Souza caught this moment. I love details like this.

    11. ricardobarro's [deleted] 72 months ago

      muito bom!

    12. avocadoh 72 months ago

      I love that someone also brought (and had to leave outside) a point & shoot camera. :-)

    13. xande401 72 months ago

      simply put, blackberrys suit security conscious IT. iphones rather suit personal, freelance, or startup/small org requirements. it is comparable to the divide between private and public cloud.
      given that this is the US, no surprise that we see such a variety of carriers. the US government is well known for siloed/stovepiped operations.

    14. docjenn 72 months ago

      All that technology and we still have to resort to post-its...

    15. Pelé3 72 months ago

      a part of the kind of mobile model, not intersting for me , I really like this picture, is nice a good lesson. An important meeting and ALL HAVE TO LEAVE IT OUT...

    16. ..::Wozz::.. 72 months ago

      Post-It Vs blackberrys :o)

    17. tensta03 71 months ago

      blueberry isthe way to go

    18. niiko77 69 months ago

      NOKIA rules!

    19. richardburns25 [deleted] 68 months ago

      Blackberries are 2x encrypted ,hopefully that is enough for the Chinese
      but with quantum computers they have i be afraid.

    20. Jazzarina 66 months ago

      Ha! Love it!

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