Your smartphone will have access to massive computing power if Intel's Clone Cloud finds a place in the sky. Intel demoed this fledgling tech this morning at its seventh annual Research@Intel event in Mountain View, California. As Intel researcher Byung-Gon Chun told The Reg, the Clone Cloud is designed - as its name suggests - …
So I will now be able to calculate pi to 10000 decimal places on my phone at long last.
I just cant wait.
Paris, because she couldn't care less about pies.
Such a simple concept ...
... capable of so much.
Somehow I think the only obstacle will be the telcos themselves.
Will they make the technology and transfers required so easily and readily available?
This would all be fine while you're home in nice 3G coverage. Go on holiday and crop a photo or something and watch your roaming data charges climb...
First the phone, then the PC?
The concept of using a phone as a terminal makes sense. It opens up huge amounts of computing power and data storage without loading cost onto the phone.
But why stop there? The same paradigm would work handily for the desktop.
Will there be a day soon when my TV is my "home computer" and all of the processing and storage is safe in the cloud?
... it really is a truer glimpse into tomorrow?