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Yahoo! App Search and AppSpot Helps You Find Favorite Apps

Yahoo! just introduced a fun, fast way to search and discover mobile apps: Yahoo! App Search for the PC, and AppSpot, a free mobile app for iPhone and Android users.

The ratings and reviews in app stores help, but with 425,000-plus apps in the Apple App Store and 200,000 apps in Android Market, discovering new apps you like isn’t easy.

App Search and AppSpot allow you to zero-in on any app by showing matching app titles with a full comprehensive description, price, overall star rating from users, and screenshots in one spot to help you with your decision: to download or not to download.

For an enhanced mobile experience, Yahoo! AppSpot delivers daily, completely personalized recommendations of the mobile apps you should consider based on the apps you’ve downloaded.


  • Daily Personal Picks: Unlike ‘Top Apps’ lists that provide the same apps day after day, you’ll get new, personalized app suggestions on a daily basis, so you’re always introduced to the latest, most interesting, and relevant apps.
  • More Precise Results: Using Yahoo!’s sophisticated search technology, quickly zero-in on an app by showing matching app titles as well as related keywords as you type.
  • Related Apps: Discover similar apps within the “more apps you’ll love” section to find related apps that best match your needs.
  • At-a-Glance Shopping: Review the price, overall star ratings, screenshots, and description all on one screen to avoid the endless scrolling.
  • Fast & Easy Downloads: Direct links to the specific app pages within the Apple App Store or Android Marketplace make downloading an app a snap.

Yahoo! App Search to provide the best of both the PC and mobile worlds – you get the convenience and speed to shop on your PC and the ability to easily download apps on your mobile device.

AppSpot is available now for download on AppSpot for iPhone and iPod touch and AppSpot for Android. Or give it a spin on your PC at http://apps.search.yahoo.com, or scan the QR code blow:

Yahoo! AppSpot for iPhone and iPod touch:

Yahoo! AppSpot for Android:

[Source: Yahoo Search blog]

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