Trezor Video Review

Trezor Video Review

Security is important, in any context, be it physical or digital. When it comes to bitcoin, security is of the utmost importance yet proper security of bitcoin remains a mystery to the average newcomer in the space. We hope that by now, bitcoiners in this space have offline security measures. For those that do or do not, Trezor is a simple, practical way to store your bitcoins. Trezor is developed by czech company – SatoshiLabs. The device runs for $119 and is as big as your thumb. See the video for unboxing and review of the service. For those too impatient to watch a video, read on for a....


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Get into Bitcoin or another digital currency if you want. I hope it makes you rich. But don't kid yourself this is anything more than speculation for a quick buck. The messianic stuff will go out the window once it collapses. There are lots of things in the real economy to invest in too. The big advantage of Bitcoin as ‘stateless money’ is that when it collapses, the government won't have to bail it out.

Dr. Stephen Kinsella, Senior lecturer in economics at the University Of Limerick's Kemmy Business Sc