Singapore army iPads?


The Apple iPad

SINGAPORE (AFP) – New recruits to Singapore’s military, air force and navy are to get a new standard-issue item of equipment besides their rifle — the iPad. [..] The defence ministry said Monday it will be issuing “about 8,000″ of the sleek, touch-screen tablet computers — already wildly popular with the city-state’s tech-savvy youth — to recruits from November.

I originally wrote that I'd prefer governments used Android devices because they were open to different OEMs, but given the latest versions aren't open and are limited too, I guess my point was moot. MeeGo instead? :D

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