Obama team used to working on Macs are shocked to find antiquated Windows systems in the White House

Sat, Jan 24, 2009


The Washington Post had an interesting article earlier this week highlighting some of the technological hurdles the Obama team is encountering as it begins to set up shop in the White House.

One member of the White House new-media team came to work on Tuesday, right after the swearing-in ceremony, only to discover that it was impossible to know which programs could be updated, or even which computers could be used for which purposes. The team members, accustomed to working on Macintoshes, found computers outfitted with six-year-old versions of Microsoft software


Finally, if you happen to be left-leaning Mac user, you’ll probably enjoy these photos from last November:

Obama and a MacBook Pro

Vice President Joe Biden with a MacBook Air on election night


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