The story about President Barack Obama’s ability to keep a smartphone keeps on generating interest.
A reader in Huntington Beach, Calif., writes: “I think it is good that Mr. Obama is keeping his smart device and is using it on a daily basis. I bet the same thing happen[ed] when telephone service was installed in the White House for the first time.
“I am sure there were security concerns about the president using the new device (the old-style cord telephone, black in color). I believe we are going through the same thing, learning how to use and accept such devices among us, including our own White House. I bet if you look, you can find some research or biography about telephones when they first showed up at the White House.”