Samsung opens access to its new Theme store to designers, urges them to apply for a partnership

Samsung opens access to its new Theme store to designers, urges them to apply for a partnership
Judging by Samsung's and HTC's latest flagship devices, themes are the new fad with Android manufacturers. Indeed, both the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and the HTC One M9, come with a theme engine (and store) built into their respective proprietary spins on Android 5.0 Lollipop. But while neither camp is launching empty-handed, it is fair to say that they'll need to enlist the support of third-party developers in order for such a feature to really make sense and ensure that we end up being sorry for using the word fad at all.

Samsung is doing just that, at least judging by a new GalaxyThemeStore.com web page, which invites designers to submit their ideas, along with a portfolio, in order to be considered for the company's partner program. We're in the dark as far as the specifics of the program go, though it should be safe to suggest that enrolled parties stand to gain from eventual sales of their creations, and we, the customers, can only benefit form having access to more themes. If all this theme talk doesn't mean squat to you, check out the video walk-through below.

In conclusion, it's only a matter of time until we get to download a stock Android Lollipop-based skin, and we honestly can't wait to try and see what that would be like on a Samsung device. Any takers?



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