Showing posts from February, 2023

Coinbase Wallet Review

     Coinbase was incepted in San Francisco’s Silicon Valley in July of 2011 by two gentlemen named   Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam. This in itself, makes it one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges on the market today. In June of 2012, Armstrong and Ehrsam launched their platform, their declared their business objective was to offer a compltely digital crypto-currency E-wallet viable for both consumers and crypto merchants alike. Coinbase had both more progress and results than any other Bitcoin start up company in early 2013. After that, it wasn't long before they became the largest cryptocurrency exchange brokerage and wallet platform on the entire planet! I will go over more in depth, the variety of reasons why they became so popular and why the business model was so extremely efficient. Is Coinbase Legitimate? As any company that operates here in the USA, Coinbase is required to comply with both those laws and regulations,  and at both a federal and state level, mind you

MetaMask Download Tutorial

       OK, so by now you have probably heard of the term DeFi. If you are unfamiliar, it stands for "Decentralized Finance" and the definition is as straight forward as it sounds. DeFi projects are not centralized whatsoever by any one big institution and is strictly peer to peer with no middle man. You may think that all crypto is this way but lots of large third parties such as Coinbase, Binance ect are most definitely centralized. A good way to tell if something is decentralized or not is if they ask for KYC. If you need to submit documents to prove who you are, the platform is most definitely centralized. If no KYC is asked for,  there is a good chance that platform is decentralized. This rule is not set in stone as there are many variables and outliers but being decentralized definitely has its advantages. I won't go into too many of the advantages here as this is not meant to be an article on DeFi but wanted to touch on it because what we are about to discuss is a

Atomic Wallet Review & Tutorial (Exchange & Staking)

       Atomic Wallet is what they call a decentralized cryptocurrency wallet app that you can run on your phone, tablet laptop or PC. It also happens to be an exchange that supports over 500 coins and tokens as well. The main feature of interest in this paticular wallet is a decentralized exchange called Atomic Swap. In case you were wondering, this is what the wallet is named after. It was founded in 2017 by Konstantin Gladych who is the co-founder and CEO of Changelly. Atomic wallet also allows you to use your bank card to purchase crypto coins such as BTC, LTC and ETH without the use of a centralized exchange like you normally would. It has become a popular wallet in the crypto community but the main reason we are going to use it is because it has so many features despite being so simple.   This is a great wallet for beginners as well because in addition to being very simple it is also free to use, and it allows buying crypto directly through the wallet if they do not already own