Here's Another Reason The Future Of Web Apps Has Already Arrived

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Grooveshark just released a beta for an HTML5-based version of its online music streaming service.

That means you can now search for any song and play it through a mobile web browser, effectively allowing you to skip Apple and Google’s mobile app stores.

This way it doesn’t have to deal with their restrictions, and it can save development money.

Grooveshark is kind of a question mark when it comes to whether it’s legal. But this is some next-level technology that is extremely exciting to see. 

Go try it for yourself — the library is huge and the sound quality is ridiculously good. At least, while it stays online.

For a walk through of what it looks like, we’ve taken a few screenshots…

Bam! Let's get started. Here's what the front screen looks like. Pretty simple.

You can search for any song that's been uploaded to Grooveshark's database.

If the song is in Grooveshark's archive, it'll show up.

Just tap a song to play it. It'll show up on the bottom and play right away.

And that's it! Simple, isn't it?

Spotify is another gorgeous music playing app, but it's a native app...

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