Obama plays with iPad

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From a White House pool report on President Obama‘s visit Tuesday to a Maryland middle school, where he made remarks on technology in American classrooms:

Obama then moved on to a group of kids sitting at tables using iPads. One male student, Kevin, stood up to record the president using his iPad. After asking them about their work, he grabbed the student’s iPad and started recording a video of the class. After a false start when the iPad wasn’t recording, he panned around the classroom. “This is Kevin,” Obama said, complimenting his parents on the student’s tie. “This is Valerie,” he said, as he panned to a student he just met. …

Then he panned around to his entourage.

“That’s Mike, my Secret Service agent, he never smiles,” Obama said …