Smartphone apps banned by Apple, Google, and RIM

Eight notorious apps from gambling to baby shaking that were yanked from app stores.

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iDroid

No, Apple is typically not in the mood to let apps in its own store promote competing platforms. The (very) short-lived iDroid iPhone application wasn't all that elaborate but it was still whacked by the App Store overseers. According to Tech Crunch, iDroid's function was to "display the glowing red Droid eye" that "showed some marketing bullet points about the competing phone" if you tapped on it.

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