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Cisco Unified IP Phone 7965G
On Obama's desk in the Oval Office rests one of the most important tools that he has at his disposal: a phone. The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7965G is a secure voice-over-IP phone that connects the leader of the free world to other global leaders and heads of states. It features color LCD screen and gigabit Ethernet connectivity with crystal-clear audio quality. It also features an expansion model that includes customizable speed-dial buttons to reach various people around the White House at a push of a button.
Telecore IST-2 secure phone
A strange looking device, this is one of the most secure phones in the United States. Telecore's IST-2 telephone is approved by the U.S. government for ultra-secure communications that includes multi-cryptographic security. It also features automatic security authentication and a noise-canceling microphone.
And, it also includes caller ID feature, just so you know it really is the Israeli Prime Minister on the other end of the phone.
The President can be seen here driving around in his former press secretary's car around the South Lawn Drive of the White House in October 2012.
The Chevrolet Volt electric car, among many features, includes a customizable display that can show details about the vehicle, satellite navigation, and the radio station he's currently listening to. It also connects via Bluetooth with a range of smartphones and can be used with an iPhone app to remotely verify that the car is plugged in to charge, and can let Obama lock or unlock, or remotely start your Volt from anywhere.
Credit: White House/Flickr.