Bitmain announced the Antminer A3 Blake 2b ASIC miner just a few short weeks ago -- and then surprising everyone, started shipped within a few days. While this did generate some controversy (which we covered here) the launch and deployment of the A3 has gone fairly smoothly so far. Bitmain also restricted initial sales of the A3 to allow for more of the initial launch batch to … [Read more...] about Review: Mining Siacoin on Bitmain’s Antminer A3 Blake 2b ASIC
Buying gifts for people can be a tough undertaking. You usually need to have a good understanding of the person you are buying for in order to get a gift that's a real winner. So if you're on the hunt for a gift for your favorite crypto fan -- look no further than our handy guide! Also read: Coinbase President: Bitcoin Cash Could Get Listed in 2018 Join the Bitsonline … [Read more...] about Six Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Picky Crypto Fan
For many, the idea of mining bitcoin faded out long ago. While mining for Bitcoin profits is still possible, the cost of electricity and equipment these days is significant. The days of mining on an ordinary computer were gone before most even heard of Bitcoin -- and even consumer-grade video cards were obsoleted by 2013. But don't despair! There are plenty of other digital … [Read more...] about Should You Try Mining Ethereum? Guide for Noobs and Beginners
With talk of a hard fork popping up everywhere because of the block size debate, one of the most common questions on the many casual Bitcoin users' minds is: will they indeed have twice as many bitcoins after a blockchain split (better-known as a "hard fork")? Also read: Which Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Should I Choose? Before we dive in, it's important to mention that the … [Read more...] about Is Your Bitcoin Wallet Ready for a Hard Fork?