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iPad Helps Norwegian PM Run His Country

   
4:39 pm on Apr 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

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iPad Helps Norwegian PM Run His Country [edition.cnn.com]
Running a country? There's an app for that.

When Norway's prime minister found himself stuck in New York as a volcanic cloud grounded flights to Europe, he fired up his new Apple iPad and did the job remotely.

In what could be a first for the new gadget, Jens Stoltenberg told CNN he used the iPad to manage the situation at home as Norway closed its airspace under threat from the ash.

A photograph of Stoltenberg using the device was posted on the Internet by Norwegian officials under the title "The prime minister is working at the airport.



LOL
4:53 pm on Apr 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I hope he was using a secure wi-fi network ;)
5:09 pm on Apr 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I would hope so. Many of the 'airport wifi' broadcasts look a little suspicious to me.

It just made me smile that a photo shows him using it, but, you can't quite see that he's playing solitare. ;)