International Conference on Advances in Computer and Electronics Technology - ACET 2014
Author(s) : VIKTOR RÉBAY
In this article the possible use of smartphones, as potential resources in a distributed computing system has been examined. First, the performance indexes of smartphones, desktop and notebook computers were compared, considering the six year period of the iPhone product line. In the second part some volunteer computing projects were summarized in a glance, to have a better picture of the necessary performance and donation system. Finally some motivating ideas have been proposed, to gather more donors for a smartphone based distributed computing network.