Vivid Entertainment, the maker of dirty movies you’ve been keeping secret, today said it will release a dedicated Google TV app on Android Market which will provide access to their wealth of sexually explicit content through Android-powered set-top boxes. In addition to streaming your own tongue-in-cheek clips through the Plex app, subscribers to vivid.com now also get to stream short clips at no additional cost using this app, which has been a year in the making.

In case you’re not already familiar with it, vivid.com hosts adult movies, celebrity sex tapes, XXX parodies of popular superheroes, educational videos and other content. This is interesting. Apps like this one yet again highlight the key difference between Google’s relaxed treatment of the screening process versus Apple’s curated approach to mobile app development. Sex sells and Google is well aware of the fact. While its rival Apple does allow certain adult apps in the App Store – mostly softcore material such as the Playboy app and match-making programs – high-end pornography of this level is unheard of on Apple’s platform..

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