Trezor and Hardbit Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Will Launch Within Days

Trezor and Hardbit Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Will Launch Within Days

Hardware bitcoin wallets are like buses, it seems. You wait ages for one to come along and then two arrive at once. Firstly, in aluminium and plastic flavours comes the Trezor from SatoshiLabs. Secondly, is Harbit's plastic-only offering, albeit a rather rugged looking one. Both devices will be on the market shortly, offering bitcoiners a more secure way to store their coins. While most bitcoin wallets are software-based and exist either online or on a computer or mobile device, hardware wallets (as the name implies) are dedicated devices aimed to more securely store a user's bitcoins. The....


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For much of history since its beginning in ancient Egypt, the essence of cryptography—which takes its name from the Greek words for “hidden” and “writing”—lay in encoding language to keep a message secret.

Paul Vigna, The Age of Cryptocurrency