Shownkeen's smartphone of choice is the BlackBerry Curve, a decision he said he made based on security. "I got used to BlackBerry and don't want to change," Shownkeen said. He added he typically associates Apple products with the younger generation. "I see an iPad as a toy; it's not for me," Shownkeen said. As for SAI Systems' employees, Shownkeen said they are free to choose their own device. Shownkeen said he has seen iPads and Lenovo tablets running the Windows operating system around the office.