Who support Bitcoin Cash (the complete list)

On Tuesday, August 1st at 4 AM (UTC), what many are describing as an altcoin will fork off from the main Bitcoin network. August 1st is also the scheduled activation of BIP 148, also known as the User Activated Soft Fork (UASF). The new, forking coin, Bitcoin Cash, will launch as a so-called User Activated Hard Fork (UAHF) – in reality; a Miner Activated Hard Fork. All Bitcoin (BTC) holders will receive an amount in Bitcoin cash equivalent their Bitcoin Read more …

Best Bitcoin Wallets for iOS (iPhone, iPad)

In the past month I’ve been covering the best possible Bitcoin wallets of each type (Android, desktop and hardware). For the final post in this series I’d like to review the Bitcoin wallets available for iOS. Five years ago, your choices for bitcoin wallets was more limited, but in 2017 there are so many options that it can be overwhelming at times. Before going any further, make sure you familiarize yourself with the basics of Bitcoin wallets through this video: Read more …

Bitcoin for beginners: Blockchain, blocks, and miners

BTC.com is always looking to bring new users into the world of bitcoin. We understand, however, that the technology can seem overwhelming to someone with little experience using it. With that in mind, we have decided to create a series of blog posts explaining certain topics in a concise and easy to digest manner. We’ll start from the beginning — short and sweet — with blockchain, blocks, and bitcoin miners. A blockchain is the digital ledger in which bitcoin transactions are recorded. It comprises Read more …

Bitcoin-Man is coming – The BTC Blog

Act quick, scan his QR codes, and win big The mysteriously masked Bitcoin-Man will spread real bitcoin in Amsterdam, on Saturday, July 15. Just who is Bitcoin-Man? Where has he come from? Is his mask made of real gold? Is his suit tailored or off the rack? The world may never know. We can be certain, however, that Bitcoin-Man is a vigilante of financial justice, intent on exposing bitcoin and the BTC.com wallet for what they are — safe, secure, and easy Read more …

2017’s Best Bitcoin Desktop Wallets

Today’s post is about the best Desktop wallets available for storing your Bitcoins. Desktop wallets are wallets that store the private key for your Bitcoins on your hard drive. By nature, desktop wallets are more secure than mobile wallets (since they’re harder to steal). If you’re new to the world of Bitcoin and wallets please watch this video before reading any further: Of course desktop wallets are still considered “hot wallets”, since they are connected to the Internet. This makes Read more …

2017’s Best Bitcoin Wallets for your Android Mobile Device Reviewed

If you’re looking to store your first Bitcoins and you own an Android mobile device this post is for you. However, before I review the best Android Bitcoin wallets out there I just want to give you a word of warning. Mobile wallets (Android, or iOS) are the least secure form of Bitcoin wallets. This is mainly due to the fact that mobile devices tend to get stolen, lost and break down. If you hold your Bitcoins in a mobile Read more …

How to Use Your Bitcoin Wallet to Get Free Coins

Few things in life are as appealing as free money. For that reason, few things set off as many alarm bells as the promise of free money! After all, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is… Right? We usually don’t post these type of posts but in this case, the offer of free money has been tested by our team to be genuine and safe! The amounts on offer are also worth your time, assuming you Read more …

Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday – The Path from “Send” to “Receive”

Today’s topic is the path of Bitcoin from “send” to “receive”. In this episode, we’re going to go over exactly what happens to a single Bitcoin from the moment you hit the “send” button in your wallet until it’s received on the other end. Hopefully, once we finish this lesson, you’ll have a good understanding of how the Bitcoin network works and what’s the role of each specific player in the Bitcoin ecosystem. So let’s get started! The path from Read more …

Top 25 Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Websites Worldwide

Today’s post is a short one. It’s more of a list than an actual post. Due to the recent surge in Bitcoin’s price I decided to review what are the top 25 sites worldwide dealing with Bitcoin. I ranked the sites according to the amount of traffic they receive each month. I’ve used the Alexa ranking algorithm for this purpose and Theme Punch’s list of the top 1million sites. Here are the results: When picking out the sites for the Read more …

Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday – Become a Bitcoin Safety Expert

Today’s topic is Bitcoin Safety. Throughout the years, there have been numerous cases of people who have had Bitcoins lost, stolen or scammed out of their hands. In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how to become a “Bitcoin Safety” expert so these things don’t happen to you. Before we get started though, I want to bust one myth some people who are new to Bitcoin often have. A lot of people think that because Bitcoin is digital it Read more …

Bitcoin Volatility Index (4.66%) | Bitcoin Volatility Explained for Beginners

Loading data… please wait… last 30 day estimate last 60 day estimate Defining Bitcoin Volatility Volatility refers to “how much price jumps up and down over time.” The VIX is the most widely-followed measure of volatility and serves as a measure for the expected future volatility of the USA’s S&P 500 index. Usually the smaller market cap an asset has the more volatile it will be. Imagine throwing a rock into a small pond. Now take the same rock and throw Read more …