Wolfram Alpha Dishes Out A Desktop Application For $2.99
Students and professionals use Wolfram Alpha in a variety of subject areas. Students can enter their specific homework problems and get immediate answers, including a "Show steps" feature for math-related queries. Later this year, Wolfram Alpha will release its series of Course Assistant Apps through the AppUp center in subjects such as calculus, astronomy, physics, and chemistry.
Other specialized Wolfram|Alpha-powered apps include resources for professionals and in-depth reference materials in a vast array of subject areas. To see a preview of what apps will be available on the store this year, please view the complete collection of Wolfram Alpha-powered apps here. As with other Alphas, nothing's free; it'll be $2.99 for those interested.