Sure, the major ones are there in Facebook, Twitter, Angry Birds and even Spotify, Rdio and Reddit browsers.But besides apps from big-name developers, the rest of the apps are ironically reminiscent of Windows 95-era shareware. The lack of high quality apps has seemingly made more room for dirty apps.Below are reports of those discussions.“My disability has more of a chance of being laughed at than any other disability,” David Funes told me over lunch of lobster rolls and sweet tequila cocktails earlier this year.Three years ago he was a presenter on Network of the World (NOW), which was billed as the world's first converged TV and web service and mp3TV, an online music show.Sometimes I get the urge to top.”Funes knew he was gay his “entire life” but was forced to acknowledge it out loud when he was 16 and his older sister spotted some gay porn on his computer.That was the first and last conversation he had with them regarding his sexuality.
These dirty apps are the top hits in Entertainment, Music Video, Lifestyle, and Health Fitness. This isn’t about sheltering youngsters from boobs — rather, Microsoft has failed to give developers freedom and a chance to succeed while at the same time keeping potentially offensive material from sitting so close to the surface. Google effectively countered the lewd material with a smarter storefront.Microsoft’s mobile platform needs all the apps it can get including the dirty ones.Nokia attempts to side-step Windows Phone’s Marketplace entirely with a home page tile called App Highlights that’s a fine collection of Windows Phone apps minus any of the off-color apps.I was inspired to seek out him and his fellow interview subject, Joey Navedo, after I watched an episode of -esque reality franchise that throws together a bunch of little people for nominal sociological reasons (but mostly just to have them argue endlessly for entertainment).In this particular episode, cast member Lila Call talked about setting up an online dating profile but leaving blank the field that asked for her height—not because she was embarrassed of her dwarfism, she said, but to stave off fetishists who only would want to date her because she’s a little person.“That’s the first time I’d ever be able to dominate someone.After all, as the age-old saying states, sex sells. Make 14- and 40-year old boys at least work a bit to find the steamy material.has been around for a long time, since 2005 in fact.For better or worse, sexually explicit material has always been absent from Apple’s App Store.But Windows Phone doesn’t have the luxury of massive demand.Windows Phone is being marketed as a low-cost smartphone, perfect for the younger crowd and first time smartphone owners.I for one would pause recommending the hot Lumia 900 along with other Windows Phones for younger kids because of the amount of sleazy apps. If there’s a market for T&A apps (there is), then it would behoove Microsoft and developers to include them.