Amazon Windowshop Brings Product Perusal to the iPad

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It's easy to find what you're looking for when you're shopping online, but what if you're not really looking for anything in the first place? Amazon Windowshop lets you flick until you find something that catches your eye.

The free new app lets you cruise through Amazon's seemingly endless inventory for products both physical and digital—electronics, books, ebooks, toys, clothes, mp3s, and everything else under the Amazon sun. You can flick horizontally or vertically through thumbnails, which load snappily as you poke around. Tapping a thumbnail brings up a little window for that product with photos, details, reviews, and more, and you can buy items securely from right in the app. All in all it's a pretty novel (and potentially dangerous) way to skim through Amazon's offerings. [Windowshop]