Clinton said she used an iPhone, BlackBerry, iPad and mini iPad in Silicon Valley last month

Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she used a private email account when she served as secretary of state as a way to avoid carrying more than one electronic device.

But she recently said she now uses multiple electronic devices. During an interview at a women's conference in California's Silicon Valley last month, Clinton was asked by tech publisher Kara Swisher whether she preferred Apple's iPhone or Google's Android.

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Clinton said she liked the iPhone but she also used a BlackBerry. She joked to Swisher that she was "two steps short of a hoarder" and has four electronic devices: an iPad, a mini-iPad, an iPhone and a BlackBerry.