Aegis Wallet - A Secure Mobile Bitcoin Wallet for Android

Aegis Wallet - A Secure Mobile Bitcoin Wallet for Android

"There's a new and secure Bitcoin wallet in town..." So boasts Aegis Wallet's website. The Aegis Bitcoin Wallet is a new product from Aegis Wallet that enables you store private keys on an external device using NFC and Bluetooth. According to the website, it is currently the only bitcoin wallet that offers those capabilities. NFC is a set of technology standards that enable mobile devices to establish radio communication with each other when in proximity. RecentlyApple released its first NFC enabled device, the iPhone 6, signaling that NFC may yet emerge as an important technology for....


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Introducing The Aegis Wallet

Bojan Simic, the founder of theBitcoin Security Project, has released a new, free, and open source bitcoin wallet for Android called Aegis Wallet. The wallet supports multiple currencies and provides the user with the ability to view their transactions and addresses on the bitcoin blockchain. Aegis Wallet allows you to encrypt your wallet. If someone were to get a hold of your Android phone it will be impossible for them to take your bitcoins. All you would have to do is get another phone, import a backup from your email, and go on about your sweet life. "We have Designed Aegis for....

Aegis Wallet's Smartwatch Support

Earlier this year, Bojan Simic, the founder of the Bitcoin Security Project and Aegis Wallet, released a new, free, and open source bitcoin wallet. He has recently implemented Android Wear support onto the wallet, it's called Aegis Wallet Wear. This is the first ever of its kind. Its features include a new watch face that shows you your current Aegis Wallet balance and the current price of bitcoin, and it also allows you to pull up a QR code from a watch for receiving bitcoin payments. The watch app notifies you of transactions occurring on your Aegis Wallet. This pioneering idea is sure....

Aegis Wallet Brings Bitcoin to Android Smartwatches

The Aegis bitcoin wallet now includes support for Android Wear - Google's new operating system (OS) for wearable devices - making it the first available bitcoin wallet for the platform. For now, Aegis Wallet Wear brings limited wallet functionality to Android wearables and lacks the ability to make payments, but the smartwatch form factor promises a number of new possibilities for bitcoin users in the near future. Additionally, since it is a free, open-source project, developers can use Aegis' code in their own projects. While Google's new platform is still very young - Android Wear....

Critical Vulnerability Found In Android Wallets

A critical security vulnerability has been found in Android which renders bitcoins stored in Android Bitcoin wallets vulnerable to theft, and the exploit is currently being used in the wild to steal people's bitcoins. Several people have reported that their Android wallets were cleared out and the funds sent to 1HKywxiL4JziqXrzLKhmB6a74ma6kxbSDj, an address which currently contains 55.8 BTC. Because the bug is a flaw in Android itself, all Android Bitcoin wallets are vulnerable. Bitcoin Wallet for Android, Bitcoin Spinner, the mobile version of blockchain.info and Mycelium Wallet are all....

CNN Show Inside Man: Morgan Spurlock Lived on Bitcoin for a Week

Morgan Spurlock, most famous for his documentary Super Size Me, spent a week last year living on nothing but Bitcoin (instead of McDonald's food) for his show CNN show Inside Man. The episode aired last night and covered all the basics of Bitcoin with relative accuracy. Also read: CNNMoney's Jose Pagliery Talks 'Bitcoin: And the Future of Money' at Bitcoin Center NYC. The show opened up with a speech by Andreas M. Antonopoulos in which he explained the value of Bitcoin to those in economies which have suffered at the hands of hyperinflation. Spurlock is encouraged to use Aegis Wallet for....

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