Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Aug 2017 19:01 UTC

The NYPD has to scrap the 36,000 smartphones it gave cops over the past two years because they're already obsolete and can't be upgraded, The Post has learned.

The city bought Microsoft-based Nokia smartphones as part of a $160 million NYPD Mobility Initiative that Mayor Bill de Blasio touted as "a huge step into the 21st century".

In 2014. They bought these in 2014.

In 2014.

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Which again are we talking about? This is what, the third or fourth time Microsoft have totally failed to get into the mobile market and then abandoned the handful of users they did have?

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