The State Department demands that Defense Distributed, which has created a series of 3D files used to print firearms, take down the files because they could violate export restrictions.
A slower processor, older Android OS, and uneven camera keep the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G and its very good slide-out keyboard from reaching their highest potential.
The department hopes new network will improve collaboration among separate branches of the military, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says.
The Department of Defense security and compliance blessing means more government agencies can move workloads to AWS.
The department expects to clear the devices for use on its network early next week, according to a report.
During a cyberattack on the agency's computers and servers, the personal data of employees and contractors is stolen, but, reportedly, no classified data is leaked.
At one time BlackBerry received all of the Pentagon's mobile contracts, but times have changed.
The LG Apex offers a great keyboard and affordable price tag, but its high points do not include speed or battery life.
Still using Research In Motion devices for e-mail, the Pentagon also seeks software from Apple and Google that has the capability for "new and innovative applications," Reuters reports.
The Defense Department will be allowed to distribute iPhones and iPads with Apple's iOS 6 to employees, though that doesn't guarantee Apple will actually receive contracts.