Most iTunes users are aware of the adverse effects of the application’s existence on system performance. The media player iTunes hoards up a lot of memory, proving to be a considerable nuisance especially for low-end systems.
But if iTunes is such a bad media player, and most users of it are aware of this little piece of information, why is it still in use? Answer: because of the iTunes store. Most users do not know ways to access the iTunes store (which unlike the iTunes player, is doing a wonderful job) other than through the iTunes player.
By clicking here, you can access the iTunes store without having to deal with the iTunes player. The link will take you to this page:
The middle of the page displays the latest applications/products that have a hype going on. The right displays a list of top paid applications.
To access the iTunes store, you click on any one of the links on the left.
I clicked on Audiobooks and was taken to the Audiobooks iTunes page:
Accessing the iTunes store via your browser can save your system from all the hard work that your system has to go through to run the iTunes player. However, if at any time of viewing the store through your browser, you start missing iTunes, you click on the link at the top-left of the webpage which enables you to shift from your browser to the iTunes player.