The payment network known as the Lightning Network, which functions as the second layer of the Bitcoin protocol, has been with us for more than two years. But as is generally the case with the development of complex and robust systems, which Bitcoin certainly is in itself, it takes a long time to find the right ways not only in terms of technical solutions, but also user-friendliness. ACINQ is one of the leading innovators in this field and at the end of 2019 decided to give the world a gift in the form of a Phoenix wallet - a second-generation LN wallet.
How to use Bitcoin correctly? You may be surprised, but those who do not use their own full node do not use Bitcoin. Most people use a foreign full node, and that's wrong. Bitcoin is about not having to trust anyone or ask anyone's permission. However, this only applies if you are using your own full node. And it's nothing complicated. In today's article, we will try to give you the importance of why to use your own full node and advise you on how to do it.
The Lightning Network is a relatively new and quickly developing system that promises cheap, fast and private payments on top of Bitcoin. It's already working in production, many people use it daily. But is that all? What if that was just the tip of some technological iceberg? What if what lies beneath the surface has a chance to significantly affect some parts of the Internet as we know it? Does that sound crazy? Maybe it is, but bear with me for a little while
How to properly buy and sell bitcoin? The answer to a very simple and natural question may seem more complicated than you might expect. In Bitcoin, countless pitfalls await the average user, which he does not even realize until it is too late. And this is one of them. The vast majority of ways to buy and sell bitcoin available on the market completely ignore the reasons why Bitcoin was created and how it should be used. Fortunately, there is the Bisq project, a decentralized P2P exchange whose developers have not yet forgotten what Bitcoin is all about and what it is used for.
Privacy is not just a human right, but also a human fight. Having financial privacy? Maybe in a sci-fi movie. Luckily there's SamouraiWallet, a bitcoin wallet loaded with functions that pushes the best money anyone has ever invented to a whole new level.
Microsoft is launching a revolutionary electronic licence software solution, and we are delighted to provide this innovative service for you. The Cloud Solution Provider programme enables customers to enjoy flexible monthly subscriptions to Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft OneDrive, and a host of other applications. What benefits does this unique licensing service bring to the corporate environment? Read on to find out more.
Not sure how to choose a mobile phone holder? Not sure what to buy to make your photos or selfies even better? You can find answers to these question and much more in our mobile phone holder guide. Including tripods and selfie sticks.
Looking for a power bank and not sure which one is the right one for you? There are many types and each one excels in something different. However, we can set several basic parameters which will help you choose the perfect power bank. Let's take a look at them in the following article.
Are you looking for a wireless speaker that has a great price vs performance ratio? Check out the AlzaPower Rage R2 speaker review. We tested its sound, frequency range, battery and performance.
While each LUNA model has a uniqueness about it, let’s start with what they have in common. They all feature signature T-Sonic pulsations and their primary role is facial cleansing that leaves the skin soft and clean. All LUNAs are made from body-safe silicone so they don’t grow bacteria, all are waterproof and banish 99.5% of dirt and oil. The best part? You never need to replace them, making it an extremely cost-effective choice. Getting to know facial brush differences means you can opt for the one that fits your lifestyle and skin type. So let’s get started!
Here’s the smart Intel Optane Memory cache with 3D XPoint technology, which will turn your secondary HDD drive into a rival for a regular SSD drive. We have thoroughly tested Intel Optane Memory for you in benchmarks, games and under regular load. How did this new technology fare? Find out in our detailed review!
What can you carry in your pockets? Your keys, phone, wallet and maybe even the gaming performance of a full-sized desktop. Intel NUC Hades Canyon brings a surprising amount of performance with the flavor of AMD Vega in a unique combination with Coffee Lake i7, the best gaming CPU available. What are the test results for the most played eSport games, such as PUBG, Fortnite, CS: GO and others? Find out more in our review.
The HP Envy 15 x360 is a convertible laptop that offers not only flexible use, but also the high performance of the modern Intel Core i5-8250U processor and the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card. We put it to the test, and you can see what all the fuss is about in our review.
It is better to make a profit, right? If you have the right medical prescription from OhGodACompany, your mining returns will drastically improve. Developers, after installing ETHlargement, promise to increase your hashrate by 40%. Is it too good to be true? Find out in the article.
AMD has given us a year to enjoy its new Ryzen processors, and now Amd is serving us its second generation. With the name Pinnacle Ridge, AMD Ryzen 5 2600 and 2600X and the AMD Ryzen 7 2700 and 2700X have six cores. What improvements have been made since the first generation? And how are they competing with Intel? Read more in our AMD Pinnacle Ridge review.
How would the Internet look if our data wasn't constantly under the control of third parties, and how can we enjoy true privacy? The answer is the ambitious SAFE Network project with MaidSafeCoin (MAID) and SafeCoin (SFE) digital tokens.
Though there is no safer way to store your precious cryptocurrencies than with hardware wallets like the Treasure T or Ledger Nano S, there are still new ways to protect them.
The MWC 2018 is the largest mobile phone and related technology trade show that will take place from February 26, until March 1, 2018 in Barcelona. The 2300 exhibitors from all over the world will introduce new smartphones, mobile phone accessories, technical innovations, and other smart electronics. What should we look forward to?
Can you play games smoothly with integrated graphics in the processor? As our reviews show, yes you can. The AMD Raven Ridge APU with Vega graphics core has just arrived. The AMD Ryzen is an elegant and affordable PC solution for playing popular and newer games, especially from the eSport segment.
Start creating photos that embody the spirit of which you intend. Start working with light and the colour of light, and start taking professional photos today. In our article, we explain the elusive and mysterious Golden and Blue Hours and how to capitalise on the secrets these precious moments can make in your photographs.