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…”
NiceHash users know that withdrawing bitcoins from their local wallets, especially when small amounts are involved, has always been costly. Thankfully, it is now possible to withdraw your NiceHash balance to another wallet without paying a single satoshi. In late 2017 NiceHash announced a partnership with Coinbase that would allow NiceHash customers to withdraw directly… Read More How to Withdraw from NiceHash with Zero Fees
Those of us who spend some time at the SSH console at the expense of GUI and web browsers have finally been saved: there is now a way to check the exchange rate of the BTC from the command line. The rate.sx website allows you to request an up to date performance chart for Bitcoin… Read More Looking up BTC exchange rate from Linux console