US Air Force awards $9M contract for up to 18,000 iPads



  • Reply 81 of 82
    conrailconrail Posts: 489member
    Originally Posted by techno View Post

    Exactly! That substantial discount will seem pretty weak in a week.

    iPad2 is proven hardware. They've no doubt been testing them for a while and know exactly what they're getting. While unlikely, iPad3 may have problems. If it suits their purposes, what difference does it make how old it is.
  • Reply 82 of 82
    docno42docno42 Posts: 3,164member
    Originally Posted by l008com View Post

    It seems very weird to me that they would buy iPads from a 3rd party instead of direct from Apple.

    Because they (like many companies) only sell to the government through resellers?
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