Blackberry’s most loyal customer has always been the US government. But it looks like things are changing, for the Senate at least. According to a memo, the Senate is ending its years-long relationship with Blackberry.

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The memo, obtained by reporter Jim Swift, says that once the Senate runs out of on-hand BlackBerry devices (Classic, Passport, Z10, Z30, Q10), that’s it. No worries though, Verizon will supposedly be allowing easier transfers to a Samsung Galaxy S6 (not the S7 for some reason) and the new iPhone SE will even be added to the approved devices list for all those small-handed staffers out there.

Barack Obama has famously been held hostage to his own Blackberry device, even though he prefers an iPhone. Hillary Clinton, who was a US Senator from 2001 to 2009, has also openly admitted that she’s secretly an iPhone (and iPad) fan during an interview last year, saying:

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“There are reasons why you start out in Washington on a Blackberry, you stay on it in many instances. But, I never throw anything away. I’m two steps away from being a hoarder.”

That’s about as close as you can get to calling Blackberry trash without actually calling it trash.

It doesn’t help that Blackberry’s BB OS 10 also took a huge hit in March when Facebook announced it would drop support for the platform. The Obama’s staff was allowed to use iPhones a month later. Even Blackberry itself has forsaken its own software, releasing the Blackberry Priv last year running Android.

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So it looks like the next administration will face the same difficult decision many of us have dealt with for many years—Apple or Android?

[Bomble via Politico]