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Re: Mathematica on tablet computer

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  • Subject: [mg123993] Re: Mathematica on tablet computer
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 05:03:50 -0500 (EST)
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On 1/3/12 at 5:24 AM, Serych at panska.cz wrote:

>I hope, that my queestion is not too much off topic for this group.

>I'm planning to buy tablet PC (or netbook). My first candidate is
>ASUS Transformer Prime, but the problem is, that until now it is
>sold only with Android OS (it is promised, that it shall be sold
>with MS Windows 8 in the near future).

>As a teacher I don't need any massive computation, but I realy do
>need Mathematica running on that device. I would like to ask group
>members if they have any personal experiences with Mathematica on
>such devices (tablet PCs or netbooks running Windows or Linux (not
>MacOS)).

I don't believe Wolfram currently offers a version of
Mathematica that runs under either Android or iOS.

>The second question is for group members from Wolfram: Is Wolfram
>planning to sell also Android version of Mathematica in the future?

I've no idea. You would need to ask someone at Wolfram about
such plans.

>If not, would it be teorethicaly possible to run Mathematica on
>Windows 8 running on ARM processor platform?

In theory, yes, it should be possible. Whether it is practical
or profitable for Wolfram to do so is the real issue.




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