updated 07:35 am EST, Wed January 14, 2004
Apple\'s XGrid technology
Apple's new Xgrid application, launched last week, is , according to Computerworld's first look at the software: "Think of Xgrid as a customizable SETI at Home software package for serious computing folk. The Xgrid software allows you to tie together any number of desktop machines (Apple suggests using those with G4 and G5 processors) to work as a single machine to process a job. When one of the computing hosts is idle, it can join the 'hive' and process part of the currently running job."