Bitcoin History Part 18: The First Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin History Part 18: The First Bitcoin WalletBitcoin users today are blessed with a panoply of feature-rich software and hardware wallets. When Bitcoin launched, however, there were no wallets. It took Satoshi Nakamoto to engineer the first desktop client, and his creation proved surprisingly resilient, serving the community faithfully for years. Also read: Bitcoin History Part 17: That Time Mt. Gox Destroyed […]

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Installing a Subdermal Bitcoin Wallet Is Only for the Brave

A Look at the Cost Involved With Installing a Subdermal Bitcoin WalletIn 2014, Dutch entrepreneur Martijn Wismeijer made headlines by having a pair of bitcoin wallets embedded under his skin. Since then, various cypherpunks and tech journalists have had microchips embedded into their hands. Anyone interested in getting ‘chipped,’ for the purposes of boasting a bio-implanted bio-implanted bitcoin wallet, should be cautious however, as the procedure […]

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Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile App

Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile AppThere’s a lot to love about Ledger’s hardware wallets. There’s also a lot to loathe. From a design, manufacture, and presentation perspective, they’re a dream. From a software perspective, they’re capricious, prone to connecting and disconnecting on a whim. The new Ledger Nano X continues that tradition. Also read: Ledger Unveils Bluetooth-Enabled Hardware Wallet Nano X: […]

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Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on Jan. 3

Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on January 3The campaign to see bitcoin withdrawn from third-party wallets to private wallets on Jan. 3 is gaining traction. Over the past week, hundreds of Twitter accounts, including those operated by prominent figures such as Nick Szabo, have appended “[Jan/3 🔑]” to their Twitter handle to show support for the operation, timed to coincide with Bitcoin’s […]

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