His staff will have to leave their iPhones at the door.
The President elect told a friend Thursday that at the request of White House security he has given up his mobile phone, the Associated Press reports.
According to Recode‘s Ina Fried, he’ll probably end up with something like President Obama’s government-modified Blackberry—no GPS, no camera, no Internet, no Twitter.
His staff can still tweet for him, as they often did during the campaign, usually from an iPhone. But before entering a secure area, they’ll have to leave their smartphones at the door.
Below: A box of phones outside the National Security Council’s Office of International Economic Affairs. Photo by Recode’s Fried.