Watch our resident expert, Taylor Gerring, break down Ethereum’s latest hard-fork, Metropolis. Taylor goes over the new update to the Ethereum platform and the changes it’s set to bring, including: added information on receipts, updates to the EVM protocols, and increasing the overall mining difficulty in the shift to proof-of-stake. Check back for the latest episodes of Ask an Expert to stay on top of all things Blockchain!
In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now. We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more. Episode 12 of Blockchain Token discusses Basic Attention Token, or BAT.
Ethereum Classic was created as a result of the DAO Hard Fork that took place in mid-2016. When roughly $3.6 million ether was stolen from accounts in the DAO, the Ethereum community voted to commit to a hard fork, which would allow the vulnerable account funds to be transferred to a new smart contract, reinstating those funds to the owners.
A possible accounting solution on the blockchain? In this episode of ICO or NO, Jeremy covers the Fizcal ICO. Does the product add up? Jeremy gets you up to speed on everything you need to know about the Fizcal project!
In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now. We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more. Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel so you don’t miss out on any of the blockchain buzz!
In the third video of this series, we will be reviewing Ethereum. Is it a blockchain or a token? Or both?! If you are interested in reading more about Ethereum, check out our resource page, and we also have a great video explaining the differences between Ethereum and Bitcoin. We will go over:
Curious about which hardware wallet is right for you? Check out our review of the Digital BitBox. Watch Jeremy go over the features of the device, as well as a demonstration on how to use it!
Digital BitBox is a hardware wallet that supports bitcoin, Ether, Ether Classic, and ERC20 tokens, and they plan to add more in the future. You can also use your Digital Bitbox as a two-factor authentication device. You can buy a Digital Bitbox from their website, where you can also read more about their hardware device.
By the end of this video, you’ll know what Jaxx wallet is, its features, how to get it and how to set up your own wallet! See below for our written overview of it’s features and compatibilities that matches what is covered in our video demo.
Overview of features
What is the Jaxx Wallet? Jaxx wallet is a multi-cryptocurrency wallet that you can use through a browser, a mobile phone, or your desktop.
What type of wallet is it?Jaxx wallet is a software wallet. It is a hot wallet, and can be used on a mobile device, desktop, or internet browser.
Where do I obtain a wallet? You can obtain a wallet directly -from https://jaxx.io/ (desktop and web wallet version- or from Google Play Store or the Apple App Store (mobile). (See below for a list of desktop devices and web wallet browsers that you can use Jaxx on)
How do I transfer currencies?With Jaxx wallet, you can transfer currencies using a digital exchange called Shapeshift. You can also use QR codes for sending/receiving tokens. (See below for a list of currencies that Jaxx is compatible with)
What are the security features? A 12 word passphrase/Nmemonic phrase
How do set up the infrastructure? Watch our video walk through demonstration, from step one download, to security setup, to launching your wallet.
To read more about wallets (software, hardware, or general), check out the links to those pages. If you liked the idea of Jaxx, here is there website!
We hope this review helped demonstrate the process of setting up a wallet on Jaxx and assists you in your inquisition of cryptocurrencies! Let us know what you think, or any questions you still have in the comments below our YouTube video or on Facebook or Twitter!
Check out our MyEtherWallet demo for another cryptocurrency wallet that might tickle your facny!
Wondering what are ERC-20 tokens and their functions? Join us on this episode of Ask an Expert, where Taylor Gerring takes your from the origin of ERC-20 to it’s practical application today. Check out our video and the our original post below for this episode’s script.
In this video, we’ll be going over all the features offered by MyEtherWallet. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is a web interface that generates wallets for storing your cryptocurrency. It is compatible with multiple wallet types (see below), and is a web based system that allows you to create a wallet and send your crypto to it. This wallet is for Ether and ERC20 tokens (read more about ERC20 here and here).