Amazon to Allow iPhone, iPod Touch Users to Buy Digital Music
Amazon.com has announced that Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users will be able to buy music from its digital store for the first time.
Amazon says that that since the launch of the Cloud Player app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, customers have been asking for the ability to buy music from Amazon directly from their devices.
The Apple device users can browse Amazon's MP3 store for music using Apple's Safari Web browser. Music users buy gets saved to their Amazon Cloud Player libraries and can be downloaded or played instantly from Apple devices or other gadgets such as the Kindle Fire.
According to Amazon, its MP3 library currently has 22 million songs available for purchase.
Another new Amazon music service, AutoRip, gives users access to free digital copies of CDs bought on the site dating all the way back to 1998. AutoRip currently has 50,000 albums.