A first look at the App Store
Even before AppleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s iPhone 2.0 software has become available, Apple has introduced the App Store as a feature of the recently-released iTunes 7.7. This way, users can get a head start on purchasing and downloading software for their iPhone and iPod touch, even if they canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t run it quite yet. HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a first look at the new service and how it works.
Anyone whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s spent any time in the iTunes Store should be instantly familiar with the App Store. Access and navigation is identical Ã¢â‚¬â€ the App Store shows featured applications, along with categories, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Quick Links,Ã¢â‚¬Â a Ã¢â‚¬Å“WhatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s HotÃ¢â‚¬Â list, and a Ã¢â‚¬Å“Staff FavoritesÃ¢â‚¬Â list. Each application name is accompanied by its category listing and its icon as it will appear on your iPhone or iPod touch.
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