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Message 1077199 - Posted: 14 Feb 2011, 16:49:59 UTC

I haven't looked through the other posts but can someone make a Seti@Home app for the Iphone, Ipad?

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Message 1077280 - Posted: 14 Feb 2011, 20:45:44 UTC - in response to Message 1077199.

It wouldn't be a good idea.

The idea behind distributed computing is to use all spare CPU cycles, which means it runs the processor at 100% all the time. Doing that on mobile devices would kill the battery life.

I think the most people have done is create BOINC apps that you can use to check your credits, etc., but not actual processing.

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Message 1077346 - Posted: 14 Feb 2011, 22:52:18 UTC

Actually, someone started on the project and discovered there were several problems. I am not exactly certain what, but I believe the project was dropped.
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