Condoms on Demand, new Durex iOS app in Dubai

Boing Boing reports that Durex has launched an iOS app to help surreptitiously deliver you a johnny in the event you get caught short.

Who knew there was such a demand for frangas in Dubai?


There are many layers of WTF in the apparent news that Durex is launching an emergency condom delivery service application for Apple devices, and doing so only in the Muslim, culturally conservative, city-state/emirate of Dubai. That’s right. Dubai. Here’s a promo video:

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.