Anyone who’s clicked an iTunes link in the last day or so has likely noticed that “Apple has updated links generated via iTunes to direct to a Web site called iTunes Preview, which gives customers the option to view content without launching the application,” AppleInsider reports.
“Previously, users who did not have iTunes installed were prompted to do so in order to view content. Now, users can share music links via iTunes without the need to launch Apple’s media suite,” AppleInsider reports.
“The iTunes Preview page allows browsing of artists and albums on Apple’s Web site. Artist biographies and similar acts can be viewed, as well as details on song prices and individual track lengths,” AppleInsider reports. “The new Web page also offers album reviews and customer reviews, just like is provided in the iTunes application. Content can also be browsed by genre.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Better late than never. Apple should have implemented this years ago.
Here’s an example of Apple’s new Web-based iTunes preview: Kings of Leon.