Check Out Acer’s Shameless iCloud Ripoff Called ‘AcerCloud’
We have all been cursing Samsung for a while now, a company trying real hard not to copy Apple for marketing its own gadgets but what Acer has done here, well I really don’t have words to describe it. As noted by The Verge, Acer demonstrated its new cloud based storage service today which is actually a pretty shameless ripoff (to say the least) of Apple’s iCloud service. Not only does its name sound similar to the iCloud, the “PicStream” element also sounds a lot like iCloud’s Photo Stream. In fact, Acer totally ripped off Apple’s keynote slide for iCloud (shown below).
As put into words by the source:
“Which is which?”,
“We try really hard to highlight the important distinctions that companies bring to their me-too services, but Acer isn’t making it easy. Let’s try a little harder next year, yeah guys?”
Here are the two slides: