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Old 12-16-2012, 12:08 PM   #1
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I hope this is not a repost, but my interest was sparked with the fact that I will have a spare HTC Sensation overclocked to 1.9ghz when I get my new Nexus 4.

I just started doing Milkyway@Home on a phone!!

http://nativeboinc.org/site/uncat/start

The installation is easy, and it connects to projects(work units) from a variety of DC projects.

My phone does Milkyway@Home wu in about 9-10 hours, where as my video card does it in 1 or so minute! That shows some power comparison between ARM processors and video cards!

Make sure that the device does not too hot!
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:28 PM   #2
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That is most interesting ... thanks for the heads-up!

Which application (of those posted on MilkyWay@home - home page is being used?
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Old 12-16-2012, 01:10 PM   #3
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I just downloaded the NativeBoinc from here http://files.nativeboinc.org/android/NativeBOINC.apk, from there you can select Milkyway@home, and it will install it for you. If you need more guidance, check this installation section. It helped me great deal.

http://nativeboinc.org/site/for_users/install
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What about power consumption? Phones can operate/work 3-4 days from a single full charge,
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What about power consumption? Phones can operate/work 3-4 days from a single full charge,
I would imagine this would kill the battery.
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I would imagine this would kill the battery.
Actually it doesn't. I have a Xperia X10i and the battery lasts 14 hours without BOINC running after down to 12 hours, be careful of the heat though
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Old 12-20-2012, 12:15 AM   #7
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My phone runs out of battery in less than 1 hour, with 14 hour regular battery life. It is that demanding, especially overclocked!
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sounds like unless you have a charger readily available; or the phone on the charger; it is not very practical.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:08 PM   #9
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sounds like unless you have a charger readily available; or the phone on the charger; it is not very practical.
I run it overnight because it is plugged into the charger anyways.

There has got to be more interest in this software that this... Come on, people, any more takers?
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makes me wanna do it. i have a nexus 7 sitting right next to me.
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Don't have any Android - phone ... (nor iPhone either).
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