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What would you do if Steve Jobs personally emailed you a denial for for an App Store approval? Tawkon, an app developer has already shown what they would do. Petition Apple, and make their app available through a jailbreak service.

Tawkon's app is self-titled, and they released it for Blackberry, Android, and tried to receive approval for the App Store. They were initially turned down, which led to them emailing many of the Apple execs to get an explanation. Eventually, they went to the head honcho himself, Steve Jobs. Here's word-for-word Job's response:

"No interest"

Tawkon is a radiation monitoring app, which warns users when their phone could be releasing higher amounts of radiation. If this sounds odd to you, it should. There is inconclusive evidence to suggest cell phone radiation causes anything sinister in humans.

Even though this is the case, it still doesn't explain the reason behind Apple banning the app from release. Tawkon seems like a legitimate company, with plenty of money to invest in the quality of their product. This isn't some useless app, with interface abnormalities. It was made by pros.

The battle between Tawkon and Jobs/Apple has divided many people. Some people have been complaining Apple is being inconsistent with what they're allowing and scrubbing from their service. Others have sided with Apple, claiming apps such as Tawkon simply add to the hysteria of cell phone radiation and have no place on the app store.

I have to say I'm with Tawkon here. While cell phone radiation is a wishy-washy subject in terms facts and research, I would think a monitoring app would be completely left off the app store. Tawkon's system certainly makes sense in terms of how it works, so I don't see the harm in allowing people to use it.

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