As we’ve been tuned into the Google live event, something that many folks have been waiting a long time for has now become reality. Yes, the Android Market is now online for purchases straight from you desktop web browser. You can check out the Android Market webstore now although it does not seem fully enabled as of yet as most folks cannot login. Some of the features added to the online webstore include an app and device manager that allows you to install apps direct from the market to your device as well as improved methods of filtering items so that it is ultimately easier to find apps of interest. In addition to those inclusions, Google has also made sure to include as much social networking integration as possible.
Google has launched a web-based store for the Google Android Market, which can be visited at market.android.com. The web site provides various apps which can be found by searching, browsing by category, or viewing featured apps. Each app displays a details page which features its description, reviews, user permissions and other related apps. Once the user clicks on an Android Market in a desktop web browser, it displays an appropriate web page. When the same link is clicked on a mobile device, the user will be taken directly to the app’s listing in the Android Market. This website can also be openedon the desktop or laptop computer, find apps, which can be installed directlyon the phone, everything without touching your phone.
With more than 100,000 apps, games and widgets,the Android Market can be accessed directly from the device, thereby enabling the user to browse and search for great apps right from the web browser. Great new apps with a bigger, brighter interface can be easily discovered on this website. These apps can also be sent directly to the Android device with just a few clicks, eliminating the need for wires. It also has built-in new social features, wherein these apps can be shared with friends through Twitter. The user can also read and post app reviews directly to Android Market from the web or from their device. They can sign in to the website with a Google account and by clicking “My Market Account” to view all the apps that have been purchased or downloaded, thereby enabling easy management of all apps quite easy.