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 (no space restrictions) but the only way to get… Read More It’s Time for OpenDime™!
Back in December 2018, there was a small period of time during which the price of the KeepKey hardware wallet on the Bitcoin.com store page was either entered wrong ($79 instead of $129) or heavily discounted, and at the same time it was possible to get 35% discount plus free worldwide shipping by using a… 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…
While I was having a late lunch today I overheard a couple — a girl and a guy — talking about Bitcoin at the table next to me. The man was working as a bartender and had no idea what the blockchain was. I don’t know what the girl did for a living, but when… Read More “You’re Telling It Wrong…”