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HTC Says Its Next Smartphone Will Run a Full Bitcoin Node

Mobile phone manufacturer HTC wants to let its smartphone customers plug into the bitcoin blockchain. Speaking on Saturday at the Magical Crypto Conference in New York, HTC’s Phil Chen revealed a new low-cost version of its blockchain phone, the EXODUS 1s, announcing that the device will be capable of acting as a full node for the bitcoin network, meaning customers will store the entire blockchain’s data on their devices. Continue reading HTC Says Its Next Smartphone Will Run a Full Bitcoin Node

Dash’s KRIP Remains the Cheapest Cryptocurrency Enabled Smartphone

Samsung, a South Korean tech giant on February 20 launched its Galaxy S10 and Fold smartphones which feature a cryptocurrency wallet. Sirin Labs and HTC in 2018 also launched blockchain-based devices. However, these smartphones are worth almost $1,000 and more expensive than Dash’s KRIP smartphone. Continue reading Dash’s KRIP Remains the Cheapest Cryptocurrency Enabled Smartphone

HTC announces presale of Exodus 1, the company’s ground-breaking blockchain smartphone

Mobile blockchain technology will soon become a reality, as electronics giant HTC has just announced the presale of its brand new blockchain-enabled smartphone, the Exodus 1.

The device was first unveiled during the recent Web3 summit, which took place between October 22-24 in the German capital, Berlin. HTC made the official announcement via its Twitter account on October 23. Continue reading HTC announces presale of Exodus 1, the company’s ground-breaking blockchain smartphone

Foxconn Signs on to Manufacture $1000 Blockchain Phone

Taiwanese electronics behemoth Foxconn is reportedly getting onboard to develop and manufacture ‘Finney’, a blockchain phone from Sirin Labs. Codenamed the Finney, Swiss startup Sirin Labs first announced its Android-based open-source ‘blockchain’ smartphone with features including a built-in cold storage cryptocurrency wallet, encrypted communications and peer-to-peer resource sharing late last year. The startup raised $158 million for the Finney project, which includes a desktop, in an initial coin offering in December. Continue reading Foxconn Signs on to Manufacture $1000 Blockchain Phone