BitBox: hardware wallet made in Switzerland

The BitBox01 is a hardware wallet designed and engineered by a Swiss company called Shift Cryptosecurity. It is a minimalistic device that integrates a two factor authenticator feature and seed storage, in a very different way from what we have tried so far. First impressions The packaging is quite basic. You will receive the device.

JuBiter: a slim hardware wallet

JuBiter is another contender on the hardware wallet market. It is very slim and supposed to be solid. One of its specificities is to be built upon a JAVA OS which allows users to manage the app without touching and thus compromising any secret stored in the SE. First impressions The wallet is delivered in.

Yubikey 5 NFC: the all-in-one security key

Protecting your accounts is not an easy task and for most of users, they contain multiple points of failure. This is where the Yubikey NFC 5 is supposed to help you by bringing your security to a whole new level.   What is that exactly? The YubiKey NFC 5 is a hardware-based authentication device that.

Crypto Key Stack: seed recovery phrase backup device

After reviewing the Cryptotag and the Cryptosteel devices. I was offered by Crypto Key Stack to try their product.  The company was co-founded by Chris Gonyo and NFL veteran Israel Idonije. They wanted to work on an affordable solution to permanently store private keys on physical supports.  Their solution is simple: a few plates of.

Archos Safe-T Mini: one of the cheapest hardware wallets

Archos is a small French company manufacturing electronic devices (tablets, smartphones, media players…). They launched an affordable hardware wallet, called Safe-T Mini, early 2018 for the price of 49.99€ or $57. Today we are reviewing it to see if it can challenge the biggest competitors (Trezor, Ledger, Keepkey…). First impressions The packaging looks very premium.

Cryptosteel: seed recovery phrase backup device

After reviewing Cryptotag, i had to logically give a try to Cryptosteel. It was the first physical metal backup system introduced on the crypto market in 2015 after a succesful crowdfunding. Let’s see what is is about and how it works. Why did they choose stainless steel? The company decided to use 304-grade German stainless.

KeepKey: the cleanest hardware wallet

KeepKey is one of the oldest solutions to keep your coins on cold storage. It was founded in 2014 in Seattle and acquired in 2017 by ShapeShift (a Switzerland-based crypto exchange). This hardware wallet is designed to be safe and very simple to use. Whether you are a complete novice or an expert, it is.

Trezor One: One of the most trusted hardware wallets in the world

I couldn’t avoid talking about one of the oldest and most simple wallets on the market. The Trezor One from Satoshi Labs is a best-seller.  It uses simple and secure solutions like pin codes and passphrases to secure your coins on cold storage.  This wallet is so popular that the company discovered counterfeit devices sold by.

Ellipal: The hardware wallet isolated from the internet

In my quest to test and try as many hardware wallets as possible, i stomped across the Ellipal wallet. The idea behind this wallet is simple: to have a device connecting to an app through QR codes only. Basically, it means your cold storage is isolated from any internet connection. Another particularity is that you.