Samsung Launches Copycat App Store To Combat iTunes And Google Play

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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.

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  • icedming87

    Wait! So are they behind the scenes making their own mobile(Copying) os or are they hoping that google does not get to pissed off to end their agreement over android. If that gets pulled they have no software to attach to their plastic trash.

  • Robert X

    Lost all respect for Samsucks.

  • aardman

    No wait, this report is a complete fabrication. Didn’t Samsung’s design chief just say they aim for design that “has soul”? Yeah, the soul of a Xerox copier. Ha ha. Shameless.

  • chrisrenaldi

    they can try to copy but it will always be sub quality! I will never buy a Samdung product!

  • scottnch

    Samdung has been working on their sTunes store rong time. Cut them some srack. And it’s better than Google Pray, because it has rots of eye tlacking apps.

    Cancel. Siri? Cancel. Hello… Oh fu…

  • Inaba_kun

    The quality of writing in this article is appallingly low. It sounds like it was written by a 12 year old. And I thought it was just Apple Insider which was run by crazed fanboys…

  • Cgs101

    lol

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