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The Power of Wolfram|Alpha is Coming to Android

September 24, 2010 —
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Secrets can be so hard to keep—especially when your loyal users are anxiously awaiting news of a new app for a certain mobile platform! Today we’re excited to share with you that the Wolfram|Alpha App for Android will be available on October 6, 2010. We’re also pleased to announce that we’re teaming up with T-Mobile to launch the Wolfram|Alpha App for Android for the new T-Mobile® G2™ with Google™!

The Wolfram|Alpha App for Android delivers the full power of the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine, providing you with a massive knowledge base of factual information in the palm of your hand. With the T-Mobile G2, the Wolfram|Alpha app takes advantage of the blazing fast 4G speeds of T-Mobile’s network to get you answers in an instant. Combining the power of the G2 with the power of Wolfram|Alpha creates an extraordinary experience for knowledge on the go.

The computational power of Wolfram|Alpha is coming to Android

Using Android’s native voice input capability, you can speak your queries to Wolfram|Alpha and get your answers hands-free. The app integrates Wolfram|Alpha’s growing repository of curated data, including over ten trillion data elements, and its library of tens of thousands of sophisticated computational models, to deliver knowledge quickly and seamlessly, on demand, anywhere. It also leverages the advanced screen capabilities of Android 2.2, providing sharp, high-resolution results.

The Wolfram|Alpha App for Android will be available for $1.99 (US) on October 6, 2010 in the T-Mobile Channel for download on the G2, as well as globally through Android Market. The app is compatible with devices running Android 1.6 and later.

The Wolfram|Alpha App for Android is our next step toward making the power and knowledge of Wolfram|Alpha available to everyone, anywhere, anytime!


At last… Thanks!

Posted by Oliver Tacke September 25, 2010 at 12:30 am

Awesome! I’m looking forward to the 6th of October. Nice birthday gift, thanks 🙂 .

Posted by Snark September 25, 2010 at 3:12 am

Will this be a world-wide release? I live in Germany and have been waiting for a native WA app for ages.

Posted by Richard Hartmann September 25, 2010 at 5:04 am

    Hi Richard, The Wolfram|Alpha App for Android will be available globally through the Android Market on October 6, 2010. Thank you.

    Posted by The Wolfram|Alpha Team September 25, 2010 at 8:38 pm

      So its $1.99 via T-Mobile Channel, but free everywhere else? Thats really the only way to go world wide unless its an in app upgrade to a free version.

      @Richard: There are a couple Wolfram | Alpha wrappers and of course the mobile web so why the wait?

      Posted by Carl September 27, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Great to get a native app 🙂
Will it integrate with the Android Search functionality? Will it bundle a specialized keyboard to enter complex queries just like on the iOS devices?

Posted by Chris September 25, 2010 at 6:43 am

So… it’s only coming out for T-Mobile networks?

Posted by Dan September 25, 2010 at 1:03 pm

    Hi Dan, The Wolfram|Alpha App for Android will be available globally through the Android Market on October 6, 2010. Thank you.

    Posted by The Wolfram|Alpha Team September 25, 2010 at 8:38 pm

      Any plans for Blackberry too?

      Posted by Andrew Schomin September 27, 2010 at 10:43 am

Juhu… thats so awesome! have been waiting for this day for ages 😀

Posted by George September 28, 2010 at 1:23 pm

Will this be available for offline use, or will it require an active internet connection?

Posted by William September 28, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    It’s a WolframAlpha app… I think that answers the question pretty good.

    Posted by Chris October 1, 2010 at 4:38 pm

It looks great and right at the moment I’m looking for a phone. Same question as Bill, is this another app where we have to use online only so it works?

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