You know, you can now take part in scientific projects using your Android Smartphone. You don’t have to learn science or any new technology to do it. All you will have to do is install an app that will use your Smartphone’s hardware during the idle time. It is called as “Cluster Computing”.
According to Wikipedia, Cluster Computing as a computer cluster that consists of a set of loosely or tightly connected computers that work together so that, in many respects, they can be viewed as a single system.
Unlike grid computers, computer clusters have each node set to perform the same task, controlled and scheduled by software.
Here in this post we are going to list you the top 3 Apps that can help you take part in Scientific Projects.
Top Android apps that use your Smartphone for Scientific Projects
For those of you who are living in earthquake prone zones, it will be of great help to the mankind if you install this app. The app keeps track of earthquake using the sensors of your mobile and also sends some data to the seismologists at the same time. At the end of the day, the data which the app collects from different smartphones can make a huge impact both for the earthquake warnings and the researches.
This app stands for a good cause. To find an antidote for certain cancers. After installing the app, you can choose any type of cancer from the list in the app in order to take part in the research program of the cancer that you have chosen. Trust me, you won’t regret installing this app.
BOINC is another app from the makers of MyShake. This app provides you a list of fields from where you can select your desired field in order to take part in its research. You will not have to worry about your data and battery as it allows you to use it only when your Smartphone is charging and provides you with options such as “transfer tasks only on wifi”.