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Even the White House may drop BlackBerry for Android


In addition to not doing too well in the consumer market, BlackBerry may be in danger of losing some precious business and government contracts in the future. One of BlackBerry’s most faithful customers is exploring other options, The Wall Street Journal reports, with Android smartphones from Samsung and LG being currently tested by the White House’s internal technology team and the White House Communication Agency, which is a military unit in charge of the President’s communications. However, BlackBerry devices will not be replaced immediately, as Android smartphones are in their early test stages, with any possible deployment still “months away.” It’s not clear what Android handsets are being tested at this time, but the Defense Department has confirmed the trials.

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