We all know that Samsung loves to copy Apple more than anything in the world. It’s embarrassing And while most of the copying has been limited to hardware, Samsung’s decided to step up its game on the software front, too.
Yesterday Samsung introduced its version of Apple’s iTunes Store, except it’s got a really bad interface and even worse name. They’re calling it “Samsung Content & Services“, and with a little magic pixie dust, Samsung hopes its customers will think it’s as good as the App Store or Google Play.
The new app portal provides a one-stop shop for content and services which can be enjoyed on Samsung’s smartphones, tablets and smart TVs. Samsung Content & Services is divided into different sections to promote featured apps, along with some charts so users can see what the hottest apps are in each category.
They’ve even got a Find My iPhone ripoff called ‘Find My Mobile’ which works pretty much the same way as Apple’s product. Oh, and there’s also AllShare Play, which sounds a lot like AirPlay.
To make things even better, Samsung has an OS X version of Kies which lets you browse the store and sync apps. Maybe they actually need their copycat App Store for when Tizen OS takes off, but at this point, it’s hard to tell if Samsung is trying to copy Apple, or if they’re just trolling for lulz.