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This article was published on March 27, 2009


    No bad language in the appstore but gaydar apps are no problem.

    No bad language in the appstore but gaydar apps are no problem.
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    Zee

    Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

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    Sure, the app is tongue in cheek and I personally have absolutely zero issue with it, but it is pretty puzzling how Apple will ban apps that have contain vulgar language or have political influence, yet allow an application that – albeit as a joke – detects homosexuals.

    According to it’s developers, AppCartel:

    “ManDar uses the iPhone’s plethora of secret sensors and microwhats to determine “whos who” in the eyes of ManDar. Not meant to be offensive, ManDar aims to bring good fun and laughs to any after-evening punchline.”

    Appstore Link £.59