Do you really need a hardware wallet?
Carrying a complete banking institution in your pocket is an amazing concept!
Hardware wallets are really cool.
They're basically specially designed storage systems, like s...
ELI5 Ledger Nano
Ledger Nano is a family hardware wallets that earned their fame for being reliable, sturdy and affordable. Ledger’s also were some of the very first hardware solutions for secure cryptocurrency storage. As folks realized that they’d become their own bank, security became a concern. It turns out that storing money at home isn’t as simple […]
What is a “paper wallet”? Doesn’t sound very high tech!
Writing secrets on paper doesn’t sound very high tech but, as it turns out, it’s one of the most secure Bitcoin storage methods available! Why? Because printed paper is actually very durable. Documents printed on paper hundreds of years ago can be found in perfect reading condition to this day. Since ancient China, paper has […]
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A Hardware Wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet implemented in secure physical devices which you can safely store away from the Internet.
A paper wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet which has its public and private keys printed on paper. The keys can normally be read using a QR code. As long as you maintain the integrity of the printed paper, it's a very secure storage method due to its offline (air gapped) nature.