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Will the Adult Industry Drive Android Adoption?

Nov 30, 2009, 12:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

[ Thanks to Jason Perlow for this link. ]

"Back in September of 2008 I said that Android's strength had nothing to do with the OS's innate "sexiness", in that it didn't need to have the iPhone's sex appeal in order for it to succeed. But maybe I was wrong. Maybe what it needs to truly take off is sex, period.

"Early last week, startup MiKandi launched a 3rd-party app store for Android phones which will allow any developer to sell adult-oriented content for the Google Android platform, which includes devices such as the Verizon/Motorola DROID, the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G and the Samsung Moment/HTC Hero on Sprint...

"What's to stop Mikandi from using their same app store platform that they might use to distribute porn for say, religious material? Or sports-oriented content? Or cooking and restaurant related material? Or for scientific and academic purposes? Or ebooks?"

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