President Obama is a tech enthusiast and known for his love for BlackBerry. However, he was a little heart-broken since the BlackBerry didn't get the security clearance for the White House. Mr. President, last month, also admitted that he owns an iPad despite the fact that he believes iPad is a distractive device.
According to the sources at The New York Times, President of the United States Barack Obama flew to California today where he had a one-on-one meeting with Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs. Their meeting was later confirmed by Robert Gibbs, who is the press secretary at the White House.
Today, in an attempt to have better interaction with general public, The White House has announced the official iPhone and iPod touch app named ‘The White House’. This app offers latest news updates, videos, photos and blog posts from the official White House blog. In addition, it also delivers live video streaming which from now on will enable iPhone and iPod Touch users to watch future Presidential addresses live on their favorite iDevice. The app also opens up access to White House speeches and press briefings in real-time.
Robert Gibbs who is the press secretary got some what annoyed with April Ryan, a White House correspondent for the American Urban Radio Network. During the course of an interview where she was questioning Gibbs regarding Desiree Roger, who is the social secretary at White House for having attended a diner sans invitation at White House, Gibbs got offended by it on Ryan. Although the transcript of the interview has not yet been released on the White House website, a segment of the interview has been leaked and can be read as follows.