Users of Apple mobile devices found in the App Store a clone of the popular music service Yandex. An app called “I Music” is similar to “Yandex.Music” logo and poorly localized description. “Fake” appeared in the app store may 13.
“I am Music” on sale for 149 rubles. As the publisher of the application specified a Johathan Sargent, released in the App Store dozens of programs in different genres. The developer promises users to search and listen to any music, create playlists and sync with iTunes.
It is noteworthy that the app was released in App Store on Friday and got the day 56 estimates – all five stars. Likely fake reviews, so as not to carry a meaning. During the day, the app entered the top 100 paid apps in the Russian App Store.
From the description “I am Music” (spelling and punctuation of the original retained):
“Millions of people use I Music – SoundCloud to listen to music and audio for free. Wherever you are, whatever you do. The I Music app lets you hear more. More hip-hop. More rock. More electronic. More classical. More house, jazz, audiobooks, sports.
I Music is a music player which can play MP3 and M4A (Apple’s Lossless music file Format) files. You can also directly input your music files and there is no need in ITunes syncing. Music player and library Manager”.
MacDigger the reader to pay attention to the fake, offered to light the fact of plagiarism. According to him, in “Yandex” have been aware of the forgery in the App Store.
The appearance in the App Store of fakes posing as popular apps have long been concerned about developers. It has a negative impact on the reputation not only of the Studio that makes the hits, but “Apple” of the platform as a whole. Sometimes forgeries are represented by the development of informal applications store Cydia. Earlier in the App Store were posted “tweaks” and IntelliScreenX Activator.