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Aaron Roma
02-01-2007, 09:53 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.zunerama.com/articles_011.php#070130_zune_story' target='_blank'>http://www.zunerama.com/articles_011.php#070130_zune_story</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>&quot;Being an iTunes user for several years, I never thought much about its search capabilities. Until, that is, I experienced the elegance of Zune software's search. Before you iTunes fans cry heresy, consider the following...&quot;</em> </p><p><img alt="" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/zt/2007/zunerama-search-020107.jpg" /></p><p>After having logged some serious search time in both iTunes and Marketplace during their <a target="_blank" href="http://www.zunerama.com/articles_011.php#070126_zune_story">Rock'n&rsquo;Roll Showdown</a>, Zunerama has posed an article comparing the Marketplace and iTunes search features. Marketplaces search functionality is much more forgiving, allowing for partial word searches and misspellings, while the iTunes seems to be a little more restrictive. Marketplace also has dynamic searching; displaying search results as you type. Having used iTunes for some time before switch to Marketplace, the search functionality was one of the first features I took notice of, particularly the dynamic search functionality.</p>

02-02-2007, 01:49 AM
Ya, I really like the search function in Zune Marketplace. It really is better than the search function in iTunes.