Donald Trump Uses a New iPhone Now — Despite Prior Calls for Apple Boycott
President Donald Trump is saying goodbye to his old friend— an android phone of Samsung for years, and switched to using an “new iPhone”, however, he has seemingly rescinded his call for Apple boycott during last year’s campaign…
Boycott all Apple products until such time as Apple gives cellphone info to authorities regarding radical Islamic terrorist couple from Cal
— Donald J. Trump , February 19, 2016
White House director of social media, and senior advisor to Trump, Dan Scavino Jr. took to Twitter Tuesday night to reveal the president’s smartphone buy. It seems to be for couple of weeks, Trump has used this phone and twitt.
“[Trump] has been using his new iPhone [smartphone emoji] for the past couple of weeks here on Twitter. Yes, it is #POTUS45 reading & tweeting!” he writes.
Trump has been criticized in the past for using an old, unsecured, off-the-shelf Android smartphone while operating in the highest office. This bad habit of cellphone using might lead to a high risk of secure, and it worried members of Congress, and even senators, two of whom wrote a letter in February of this year to Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to show their concerns and worries. The New York Times reported in January that the phone was unsecured. This means that it is vulnerable to hackers, something of great concern because the president of the U.S. would be a key hacking target.
Now, seems the concern and worried was gone now, because the President had thrown away his old- type android now, his new iPhone may be a more secure option than his unsupported older model, but that certainly won’t allay all security fears.
Now, we like to say President Trump picked a rather bad time to buy a new iPhone considering we’re in the midst of year. It’s also unlikely that Trump is using the new (RED) iPhone 7S seeing that he’s been using it for the last “couple of weeks.”
But the two sides have tried to mend their relationship in recent months. Cook has connected with the Trump administration and its top aides, including Jared Kushner, at a dinner in Washington in January 2017. On the other side, by accepting an iPhone, Trump’s icy relationship with Apple appears to have thawed.
“First of all, Apple ought to give the security for that phone,” Trump said during his rally.
“What I think you ought to do is boycott Apple until such time as they give that security number.”