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A new website has appeared which offers browser-based access to the App Store, allowing users to browse applications without the need to launch iTunes. Powered by Google App Engine and hosted at app-store.appspot.com, the App Store website lets users access Top 100 lists, every category of application, and even the majority of the iTunes Store for music, TV shows, and movies, although that isn’t its primary focus. While other sites exist that list every app available on the App Store, complete with descriptions taken from the store, this is the first time a site has mirrored both the design and content of the iTunes Store, raising doubts as to whether Apple will allow the site to stay operational. [via Lifehacker]

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Actually it is pretty impressive how much information they have mirrored….even the comments.  I was amazed to see you could even here previews of song.  The one advantage to this is that it is so much faster than the iTunes/App store in loading information.

Posted by TosaDeac on January 22, 2009 at 1:47 PM (CST)

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