There's no denying that Amazon's new Cloud Drive is pretty awesome--especially if you routinely buy music from Amazon's MP3 store. Among other things, you can get 20GB of online storage (for a year) for the price of one dirt-cheap album.
But as reported by Lifehacker today, Amazon just updated the service to support streaming over Safari. In other words, iOS users can now use the Amazon Cloud Player. They just have to go through their browser to do it.
Assuming you're already set up with a Cloud Drive account (and have some music in it), just point Safari to www.amazon.com/cloudplayer. (Ignore the warning about your incompatible browser.) Sign into your account and you'll see the same interface you get on the desktop.
It's a little unwieldy, to be sure, and very limited in terms of how you can queue up music to play--but it works. We hope this is the precursor to a full-fledged Amazon MP3 app for iOS.
Your thoughts? Are you eagerly awaiting a cloud-based alternative to storing all your music on your iPhone? Think Apple will beat Amazon to the cloud-music punch? Heard any good new tunes lately?