Recently, Ledger (the makers of popular hardware wallets like the Nano S and Nano X) published an article in their blog where they explained how they validate the genuineness of their devices between the factory and the end user. The article is called ‘A Closer Look Into Ledger Security: the Root of Trust‘ and I… Read More Ledger Nano S is NOT Good for Long-Term Multi Altcoin Storage
I am filing this OpenDime review under the ‘Bitcoin Wallet Reviews’ even though it is not a wallet but something entirely different. The easiest way to ELI5 OpenDime is to describe it as a piggy bank — you put as much money inside as you want but the only way to get that money is… Read More It’s Time for OpenDime™!
Update: The price of KeepKey has been permanently reduced to $79. At the moment (June 2019) you can order the device from the official KeepKey store with 50% OFF using promo code ‘GENESISFOX‘. This promotion will likely expire as soon as the new shapeshift.io website comes out of beta status. At 50% off, I recommend… Read More Notes about KeepKey hardware Bitcoin wallet
Today Ledger announced their new hardware wallet, the Ledger Nano X, available for shipment in March 2019. Preorders will get a special ‘Genesis Block Edition’ with an engraved steel cover. Here are the main key points of this new product that Ledger have decided to share with us: Increased internal storage, sufficient for 100 apps… Read More Ledger Nano X — Is It Any Good?
BitPay is an example of a Bitcoin service where you take something fantastic and render it nearly unusable through aggressive insolence. They take the concept of bitcoin addresses wrapped in QR codes which everybody understands, and replace them with a different kind of code that wraps the bitcoin address with some additional data (order number,… Read More How to pay BitPay Invoices with a Hardware Wallet
I called it bullshit when Giga Watt ran an ICO last summer. Here are the results today (emphasis mine): The firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy at a court in the Eastern District of Washington on Monday, revealing that it still owes its biggest 20 unsecured creditors nearly $7 million in court documents seen by… Read More One for the ‘I Told You So’ department…