Originally Posted by aiharkness
I don't know if anyone is going to be able to give you anything like a definitive answer. Programs that are left running or left to run in the background can be huge power hogs. Not all are, but enough that this is one of the first questions when someone complains about battery charge being depleted quickly. And there are other factors of your individual setup and useage that introduce variability. So, try it for yourself and see.
In your opinion. Is the BigTinCan program worth running? I like see the blinking LED's so I know what I missed.