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HTC Boinc Client for M8

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10th May 2014, 08:51 AM   |  #1  
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Has anyone tried HTC Power to Give? This is a Seti@home client (plus other projects that run under boinc). It's crunching seti mods at a fair clip.

It only runs when battery is over (default) 90%, and not hot. Must be charging. You can pick how many cores to use, and by default it only runs while screen is off. So basically it just runs overnight while charging. Mine seems to run cool, so I think I am going to let it run for a few days and see how it goes. So far, I have processed a few mods and all is well.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...id=com.htc.ptg
10th May 2014, 12:18 PM   |  #2  
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Has anyone tried HTC Power to Give? This is a Seti@home client (plus other projects that run under boinc). It's crunching seti mods at a fair clip.

It only runs when battery is over (default) 90%, and not hot. Must be charging. You can pick how many cores to use, and by default it only runs while screen is off. So basically it just runs overnight while charging. Mine seems to run cool, so I think I am going to let it run for a few days and see how it goes. So far, I have processed a few mods and all is well.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...id=com.htc.ptg

So, this is an app that takes power and stores it?
besides good karma and being a good person, what benefit does this have?
11th May 2014, 05:23 AM   |  #3  
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So, this is an app that takes power and stores it?
besides good karma and being a good person, what benefit does this have?

In theory, you're helping power medical and scientific research. It's pretty much the folding@home project, but for android.
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So, this is an app that takes power and stores it?
besides good karma and being a good person, what benefit does this have?

Take a look here for more info.
http://boinc.berkeley.edu/projects.php
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12th May 2014, 04:34 AM   |  #5  
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Has anyone tried HTC Power to Give? This is a Seti@home client (plus other projects that run under boinc). It's crunching seti mods at a fair clip.

It only runs when battery is over (default) 90%, and not hot. Must be charging. You can pick how many cores to use, and by default it only runs while screen is off. So basically it just runs overnight while charging. Mine seems to run cool, so I think I am going to let it run for a few days and see how it goes. So far, I have processed a few mods and all is well.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...id=com.htc.ptg

Ran it for a bit on my M8.

Beamed from the holodeck of my Nexus 7 FHD.
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