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10 iPhone, iPad Apps For Data Nerds

Small devices such as iPhones and iPads can't handle big data, but they can help you gain big data skills, access cloud-based data, and leverage that cloud-based data for insights. Here are 10 iOS data-centric apps for hardcore dataphiles.
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Wolfram|Alpha
In its iTunes description, the developer introduces its app this way, 'Remember the Star Trek computer? It's finally happening with Wolfram|Alpha.' This app provides instant expert knowledge and computation, based on 25 years of development led by Stephen Wolfram.
The app uses a vast collection of algorithms and data to compute answers and generate reports. Parts of Wolfram|Alpha are used in the Apple Siri Assistant. Some of the domains covered in this app include several branches of mathematics from elementary math to algebra, number theory, and calculus; statistics and data analysis including regression and probability; chemistry; materials; engineering; astronomy; earth science; weather; places and geography; culture and media; words and linguistics; organizations including companies; and food and nutrition. 
Price: $2.99
Developer: Wolfram Group
(Image: iTunes)

Wolfram|Alpha

In its iTunes description, the developer introduces its app this way, "Remember the Star Trek computer? It's finally happening with Wolfram|Alpha." This app provides instant expert knowledge and computation, based on 25 years of development led by Stephen Wolfram.

The app uses a vast collection of algorithms and data to compute answers and generate reports. Parts of Wolfram|Alpha are used in the Apple Siri Assistant. Some of the domains covered in this app include several branches of mathematics from elementary math to algebra, number theory, and calculus; statistics and data analysis including regression and probability; chemistry; materials; engineering; astronomy; earth science; weather; places and geography; culture and media; words and linguistics; organizations including companies; and food and nutrition.

Price: $2.99

Developer: Wolfram Group

(Image: iTunes)

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