It’ll certainly be useful for students, teachers and technical types who need to locate specific data about a particular topic.
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However, Wolfram’s claim that the app can handle wider general knowledge topics seems a bit exaggerated. When I asked some questions about how mobile broadband works it simply gave me information about high-speed data communications in the city of Mobile, Alabama, and I couldn’t find a more precise way of explaining what I was really interested in.
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Even so, Wolfram Alpha is a good research tool for technical and scientific information, and can help you to cut through the froth and gossip that pours forth from search engines most of the time. ®
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The main benefit of the app is the included custom keyboard with all the mathematical & greek symbols on it which are rather difficult (impossible?) to type in on a phone otherwise.
Also, it's only a quid! Support useful services and long they may continue.
Perhaps you needed to search by the technology type (HSDPA, etc)?
Any hits on this?
It may well work
Or you could buy and android and run exactly the same app on that (£1.24, but TBH I think that's overpriced for a view of a website).
ah, right. NOW I might by an iThing.
mobile broadband question
perhaps you needed to ask about cellular broadband. two nations divided by a common language and all that.