Samsung is teaming up with WeWork for its own version of Apple’s Genius Bar

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If you break an iPhone, your next step is simple: you schedule an appointment at a Genius Bar and hope that someone can fix it. If you’ve got a Samsung phone, though, things are a little harder, but Samsung is looking to change that with a new pilot program. The company is teaming up with WeWork to provide “care centers,” as reported by Fast Co Design.

The idea is two-fold: first, you have a central place to come and get help with your Samsung products, and second (this is where WeWork comes in) you’ll have a place to get some work done while you’re waiting for your phone or laptop to get repaired. As Mick McConnell, Samsung’s VP of design, puts it, “Service is a hassle. I know I’m going to have to take time out of my day to do it,” so…

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