Obama: I'm a PC

The "Apple Administration"?Don't hold your breath.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor

The "Apple Administration"?

Don't hold your breath.

Just because Obama's youthful staffers have a thing for Cupertino's favorite company doesn't mean the Commander-in-Chief does.

On the tails of news that Intel has committed to spending $7 billion in the U.S. -- apparently at Barack Obama's request, no less -- it seems that Obama has, too, admitted that yes, he is indeed a PC.

The news comes via Intel CEO Paul Otellini, who says he learned it from Obama first-hand.

Computerworld reports:

Otellini said Obama called him last night to congratulate him on company’s decision. The president "reminded me that he sees the Intel logo every morning when he opens up his laptop; I was pleased to hear that," he noted.

Of course, Apple products -- particularly their Macbooks -- are based on Intel chips, too. But none of them advertise that fact the way that Windows machines do. I imagine the shiny little stickers don't jive very well with the Apple design aesthetic.

With that question answered, I ask you just one more, by way of MediaMemo's Peter Kafka: So what OS do you think Obama uses?

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