Russian iTunes launch marred with porn content

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 5, 2012

Apple yesterday officially rolled out iTunes in an additional 56 countries, including the 142 million people market of Russia. A report out this morning and numerous Twitter posts point to pornographic content somehow managing to find its way into the Movies section of the iTunes Store. Specifically, a section titled “more films in different languages” is promoting escort services.

It’s true, I ain’t making this up. Given Apple’s puritan approach to its content stores (“folks who want porn can buy an Android phone”, Steve Jobs famously said), it’s clearly a human error. It wouldn’t surprise me if somebody’s head already rolled over the scandal. Go past the fold for an NSFW screenshot… Read More

 

Introducing GhettoSiri [NSFW]

By Sébastien Page on Feb 8, 2012

Introducing GhettoSiri… Watch out, it’s definitely not safe for work, and can also be offensive to some people. Read More

 

If You Don’t Have an iPhone… Good! In Your Face [NSFW]

By Alex Heath on May 12, 2011

Apple has started running a new series of commercials that all play off the tagline, “If you don’t have an iPhone...”

It’s no secret that Apple’s new ads are a bit prideful. The tone of the voice-overs is boastful and almost snarky. Apple has clearly succeeded with the iPhone, and now they’re rubbing it in.

For a look at what Apple really means by these ads, check out this parody video… Read More