Can you actually mine crypto on your phone?

I guess we can safely say that the quick, undiluted, unfiltered answer to that question is ‘no’. Most mining apps were removed from both the Android Play Store and the Apple Store a while ago, and even if it were possible to mine crypto on your phone, it wouldn’t be worth it because smartphones don’t really have the necessary processing power to actually make it worth your effort and the battery capacity.


There are a few exceptions but all of these apps come with big question marks attached to them. The most (in)famous example is PI Network, an app that’s been available for years and people tend to either love it or hate it. PI Network simply allows you to ‘mine’ a currency named PI by tapping a button once a day.


I’d call their project demi-serious. Their whitepaper is available for anyone to read, and they’ve recently announced the upcoming launch of their mainnet and several users have been using the app for years with no significant downsides to report, apart from the fact that, so far at least, nothing happened and no one made a cent. It’s worth noting that the launch of the mainnet has already been postponed multiple times. (There’s another app called Bee.com, which basically utilises the idea).


Another app worth mentioning is called ‘XMR Miner’, which is structured like a mining platform in a traditional sense but again, I don’t think it’s worth your time. I tried using it but it took days to get to 0.00001 XMR.


Lastly, there’s an app called Ember Fund. To me, and I might be wrong, this is the best option. Or at the very least I’d call it ‘the least pointless’. It’s basically an exchange with a ‘mining-style’ feature. You tap the button once a day and BTC is deposited every 10,000 satoshis. It also offers pre-ready packages that users can subscribe to. At the time of writing, you’ve got (among many) the ‘Ember Metaverse Index’, with an all time ROI of 33.01%, a package that comprises around 15 coins/tokens including 20.07% ILV, 15.11% MANA, 14.92% SAND, 13.6% Axie Infinity Shard, ENJ, WAXE, AUDIO, YGG, ERN, DG2, WHALE, TVK, RARI, NFTX, REVV and RLY.


Then you’ve got the ‘Big 3 Weighted’ with 56.60% BTC, 37.11% ETH and 6.2% LTC, or the Ember Defi Index with UNI, AAVE, MKR, LRC, YFI, SUSHI, BADGER, FARM and a few more.


This isn’t the most terrible of ideas, to be frank, but so far I’ve only used the ‘mining’ feature. We’ll see.


Do you know of any safe, reliable to mine crypto on your phone or laptop without killing it? Let me know in the comments.


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Tesla may launch a smartphone soon, will integrated PI Network?

If I had a dollar for every time I read an article about the upcoming Tesla phone, I’d be able to afford the Tesla phone. But to be honest, it looks like there might be some depth to these rumours. And there’s more.


We know that Apple does not allow third parties to use their iOs, and we know that, on the contrary, Android does, but to be honest I can’t really imagine a Tesla-branded smartphone running android. If I were a gambling person, and I sort of, I’d say Tesla has probably developed an entirely different operative system, which will presumably sort of resemble Apple iOs.


But it doesn’t matter, for now, what matters is that these rumours also say Tesla’s smartphone will be called PI, which made PI users very excited.


PI is essentially a proposed cryptocurrency, and also one of the few remaining apps that allow you to mine using your smartphone.


I’ve downloaded said app about a month ago and have since ‘mined’ about 65 PI. To be honest, it does not feel like a scam but it does feel like a project that’s going nowhere. But who knows, maybe it is. You can download the PI app and start mining (it doesn’t really affect your battery or your data) on the app store.


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