The use of iPhones and Android smartphones used to be frowned upon inside the Pentagon. The disapproval of the officials there of the two powerful devices is due to the security risks that the users of the devices may bring about. It should be noted though that they have always allowed BlackBerry inside the agency.
Research in Motion, the manufacturer of Blackberry, suffered another major loss in its business after Pentagon announced that it has already ended its exclusive contract with the company. Pentagon stated that it’s now encouraging other software companies such Apple, Microsoft, and Google to apply for a government contract and provide them with software developed to
In a world that was at one time strictly exclusive to RIM and the Blackberry Platform, The United States Department of Defense and the Pentagon have approved Android for use on their networks. Specifically the Dell Venue running Android 2.2, Froyo, has been cleared for Pentagon network access. Also there are limitations in place with