AmazonMP3 comes to iPhone - without in-app purchase tax

RHIAN JONES

Amazon has managed to dodge Apple’s in-app purchase tax by making its MP3 Store available to iPhone users via open web browser Safari.

By optimising the site for Safari on the iPhone and iPod Touch, Amazon customers with Apple mobile devices can browse and purchase any of the 22 million-plus songs in the company’s online web store.

After purchase, the MP3s can be listened to and downloaded via the Amazon Cloud Player iOS app.

Apple still doesn’t allow third-party access ...

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