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Re: Handheld mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg110313] Re: Handheld mathematica
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 04:09:30 -0400 (EDT)
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The app is just =801.59. Has been for quite some time.

Cheers -- Sjoerd

On Feb 23, 2:03 am, Uayeb <uayebswinbu... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 21, 8:23 pm, "ibmich... at hotmail.com" <ibmich... at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Hi all,
>
> > It is just a matter of time before handheld devices like
> > PDA or Ipod Touch are powerful enough to have Mathematica
> > ported. I was wondering why not go all the way and produce a
> > pocket calculator that functions like a mathematica kernel, that
> > is, without graphic output (for now).
>
> > I for one would love to have something a la HP (left- and right-
> > shift buttons type keyboard, for example) with Mathematica
> > capacities. We can download packages and run them as we
> > would in a normal Mathematica session.
>
> > >From Wolfram point of view, they will have a rather decent niche
>
> > on the calculator market that is hard for anyone to compete. On
> > the other hand with a pocket calculator, Wolfram doesn't have to
> > worry about software piracy.
>
> > If many of us talk about this may be Wolfram will warm up to
> > the idea? They can get started in time for my Christmas list
> > :-)
>
> > Comment?
>
> > Michuco
>
> To a certain extent, doesn't this already exist? Wolfram|Alpha for
> iPhone seems to have much of the functionality of Mathematica, and a
> slightly different approach which is probably better suited to the
> mobile interface.
>
> Now if I could just get over the $50 price tag for what is essentially
> a web app, maybe I'd give it a try. Has anyone else played with it?
>
> Andy



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