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Durex rolls out condom app and delivery service [Video]

February 01, 2013|By Salvador Rodriguez

Durex may have a solution for those who feel awkward buying condoms, and it's simple as ordering a pizza.

The British condom maker has launched an app for Apple devices called SOS Condoms that lets consumers order condoms and have them "discreetly" hand-delivered immediately.

"Get condoms whether it's day or night in less than one hour," the app's start screen reads.

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For now, the service is only available in Dubai, but Durex is taking a poll to see where it should roll out the service next. For the U.S., Los Angeles, Boston and New York City have all received votes, but according to a diagram on the SOS Condoms website, it appears Paris has the most votes -- although Buzzman, the app's developer, could not confirm that.

In Dubai, the consumer has to purchase at least a pack of 12 condoms to take advantage of the free delivery service, according to the app developer.

The company says its couriers are discreet and will show up dressed as either a pizza man, a police officer or a tourist so as to not draw attention from neighbors or passers-by.

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