Review: Ledger Wallet Nano Provides Premium Security on a Budget

Review: Ledger Wallet Nano Provides Premium Security on a Budget

Name: Ledger Wallet Nano. What it is: A USB bitcoin wallet with smartcard security in a very compact package. Who's behind it: Three French startups: BTChip, Chronocoin and La Maison du Bitcoin. Cost: €29.90. Date launched: December 2014. Summary: The Ledger Wallet Nano is a relatively affordable bitcoin hardware wallet with a few clever tricks up its sleeve. It also looks good and the company promises to make it even better with a companion mobile app set to launch in 2015. CoinDesk rating: 4/5. Where to buy: Direct from Ledger or Overstock.com. The basics. Security. Using the device.....


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