Joined: 16 Mar 13
Why doesn't exist an app for iPad? From 2010 - 2012 are 121.022.000 iPads sold and if only 1% of this iPad owners use SETI on there tablets u have 121.022 more users.
Joined: 9 Jun 99
Not that Seti would want 122K more users, as that'll make their problems only bigger. However, the iPad is proprietary hardware, Apple decides what gets on there and what not. BOINC and Seti aren't things they want to sell in the App Store. They can't even, as both are free software.
And even if they were, would you want to run Seti on an iPad? Depending on which iPad you bought, your processor runs at 800MHz, 1GHz or 1.4GHz, and very low floating point speed, it'll go ssssllllllooooowwwwww and only add extra heat to the iPad, something it may not like at all.
For a quick comparison:
The iPad's processor: http://browser.primatelabs.com/geekbench2/1312711
An Intel i5-2500K: http://browser.primatelabs.com/geekbench2/1763873
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