Politico points out that Obama brings his electronic safety net with him to the most peculiar places. The Capitol Rotunda during his six-minute Abraham Lincoln tribute? Check. On the floor of a manufacturing plant in Indiana? Check.
Perhaps Obama is really just a modern president, using the best tools technology has to offer so he can do his job better. Who needs paper notes when you can look straight into the camera and straight into your speech. Since Obama takes an unusually hands-on approach to his speech writing, do you care that he's TelePrompter dependent?