Obama bids farewell to beloved Blackberry

January 14, 2009 5:20:15 PM PST
The hand held device was a constant companion on the campaign trail, but it is not secure enough for white house business. San Francisco-based CNET says the $3,500 Sectera Edge is the only phone currently available that meets National Security Administration requirements for transmitting classified data, but it's much bigger than the Blackberry and uses Windows Mobile software.