Last month I wrote a brief opinion piece on why I will not support SegWit2X. Since I published it, I thought much more about the problems caused by this fork, and will try to make my further arguments now. I have two issues with 2X. The solution fixes a thing that isn’t broken (1) and the proposal originates… Read More Some More Thoughts on SegWit2X
I just updated my PCs with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and discovered a small improvement to Windows Task Manager that will be helpful to GPU miners. Task Manager now has a GPU load column and reports the kind of graphics operations that keep a GPU busy. Here is how my rig looks like with NiceHash running… Read More Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and GPU Mining
Two good things happened in October 2017: the price of Bitcoin grew insanely, and the crypto community voiced strong objections threat against the SegWit2x fork. Compared to a month ago, I now feel much more confident that Bitcoin will survive and thrive. Don’t get me wrong: the 2X fork will cause trouble and you must take… Read More Earnings Update (October 2017)
Hardware wallets are advertised and often recommended as the ultimate solution when it comes to safekeeping your coins. There are many cases where you will benefit from using such a device but there is also a surprisingly large number of situations where it will not bring too significant additional safety. I have written this article with… Read More Do You Need a Hardware Wallet?
Samourai is the Bitcoin mobile wallet I fell in love with immediately. It is still in development yet it already has functionality that other wallet apps haven’t even dreamed of. Comparing Samourai to more popular wallets such as Electrum (Android) or Bread (Android, iOS) is nearly impossible: the only thing common among all three is that… Read More Samourai Wallet — The Best Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Yet
Today the guys at trezor.io had a brilliant idea: they decided to drop the price of a single Trezor Hardware Wallet from €89 to €79 (ex-VAT) and to offer free delivery via postal service in Europe. At such price, the overall cost of a Trezor becomes lower than that of a Ledger Nano S (€58… Read More Trezor Hardware Wallet Now Cheaper