NASA Says iPhone Has The Wrong Stuff

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Officials within NASA's Outsourcing Desktop Initiative For NASA (ODIN) program have rejected iPhone for use as a corporate communications device, opting instead for RIM's Blackberry 8800 series. NASA deemed iPhone "not to be enterprise ready", which is a reference to corporate deployment, not the starship Enterprise.

The space agency is in the process of selecting a Smartphone to employ with its fleet of workers, and is giving serious nods to the Blackberry 8800 and the Palm Treo 750. The news means, unfortunately, iPhone won't be seen in launch control any time soon.

Ground control to Major Tom.....

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all of you with iphones..... just wait for the winter time. when its cold outside and you have your gloves on and your phone rings..... good luck picking that call up. youve got 2 options. one being taking your one glove off with your teeth to pick up the phone. the other being (what i do with my chocolate phone) is use the 'touch capability' of my warm nose to pick the phone up. good luck