Basics Guides

On the 6th April 2018, Monero went through a hard-fork where it changed it's mining algorithm to become resistant to ASIC Cryptonight miners.

Over the 5th & 6th April 2018, several other variations of Monero have appeared causing many people to be confused on which one they should be holding and supporting. This guide will explain what each of these are.

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Cryptocurrency exchanges have become very popular in 2018 due to growing interest in Bitcoin and altcoins. One often problematic aspect is cryptocurrency charts, where not only do many exchanges have poor charting functionality, but they also normally only offer these charts for coins they support. So if you use more than one exchange, to check daily prices you need to go to each individual exc...

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been the center of many Twitter scams recently, where unlike scams in fiat currencies like USD or GBP, money sent to a scammer in Bitcoin can be very hard to get back, and also difficult to link to the person behind the scam. This combined with many new crypto investors keen to make money quickly has led to many people losing money in these scams.

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When setting up a Bitcoin wallet, you're normally provided a backup seed, so that if you lose access to the wallet you can recover any money in it. This backup seed needs to be kept very safe, as without it you may lose access to your Bitcoin, and if someone else gets it they can steal your money (e.g. you should never store this in plain text, or take a picture of it on your smartphone).

There are lots of mobile apps and websites being developed in 2018 for tracking cryptocurrency portfolios on exchanges and wallets. Many people use these unaware of the potential risks.

In this guide we go through the risks of using Crypto Portfolio Trackers, and ways to minimise them.

Before we begin, for full disclosure, we're developing our own Crypto Coin Tracker here....

Bitcoin trading has become very popular in 2018, with many people keen to get a piece of the 1500% gains seen over 2017 in Bitcoin. Some after seeing losses in corrections have turned to alternative ways to trade, such as arbitrage.

This guide will explain what arbitrage is, how to find arbitrage opportunities for Bitcoin, and how to actually do this kind of trading (both manually and usi...

Going into 2018 Bitcoin's price has dropped significantly, from around $19,900 on 17th December 2017 right down to $8,036 on 4th February 2018.

Preparing yourself ahead of time allows you to take advantage of the situation, and even during the drop being aware of certain things can be beneficial. This guide will go through things to do before and during what people refer to as Bitcoin pri...

When venturing into the cryptocurrency world, decentralization is a very popular buzzword. Many people claim that even Bitcoin itself isn't truly decentralized, that whoever controls a lot of its mining hashpower can slow down transactions or effect price.

In this guide we'll go through which of the top 25 coins look to be centralized, and why.

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