HomePod Review, Cook Interview, Crypto Tax Haven, Music in Ear of Beholder, App Picks - Pop.0 Ep.30

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

In this TMO video podcast, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit discuss Apple’s new HomePod after 10 days of use, Apple CEO Tim Cook’s FastCompany interview, Wyoming wanting to become a Crypto Tax Haven, and how music influences really are in the ear of the beholder. They also offer a couple of app picks. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)

13" MacBook Wish List and Why Bitcoin Uses So Much Electricity - ACM 446

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Rumor has it that Apple is going to release a new entry level 13″ MacBook. Bryan and Jeff discuss how it might fit in Apple’s Mac product line, and what they would like to see in such a device. They also talk about Bitcoin mining and why it uses so much electricity, as well as the roles cryptocurrencies could play in our lives.

Cryptocurrency Crash Drops Bitcoin to a 40% Gain for December

· Bryan Chaffin · Analysis

Metaphorical rendering of the cryptocurrency crash on December 22nd, 2017

Even at its low of $10,835 on Friday, Bitcoin was still up 10.2% in December. If you look back to January 1st, 2017, when Bitcoin opened at $998, Bitcoin is up a staggering 885% on the year.

Our Apple Management Suggestions, Converging macOS and iOS, Understanding Coinbase – ACM 442

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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So many topics, so little time! In this episode, Bryan and Jeff address a listener question asking about Apple’s management structure. they also discuss whether or not Apple plans to merge iOS and macOS, and the cap the show with a detailed exploration of the exploding world of cryptocurrency, especially Coinbase.

Coinbase Updates iOS App to Simplify Signup, Improved Identify Verification for iPhone X

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Coinbase updated its iOS app Tuesday, as the company works overtime to beef up its infrastructure in the midst of Bitcoin Mania: 2017 Edition™. The update improved identify verification, “especially for iPhone X.” It also has a simplified sign up, optimized charts, unspecified bug fixes, and more. Coinbase is an online, hosted wallet for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin cryptocurrencies, all of which have exploded in popularity. Coinbase features the ability to buy and sell those cryptocurrencies, and the company owns dedicated exchange GDAX. You’ll need a Coinbase account to use the company’s iOS app.

Coinbase Updates iOS App to Simplify Signup, Improved Identify Verification for iPhone X

How to Make Money from Bitcoin Faucets [Update]

· Bryan Chaffin · Deep Dive

A physical Bitcoin on a keyboard

Bryan Chaffin has been using Bitcoin faucets for years, shares everything he’s learned about making the most out of them. [Updated with new information.]

Lava Lamp Love, Eclipse Disaster Preparedness, and the Bitcoin Fork - ACM 423

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Lava Lamps are the bee’s knees. It is known. And in this episode, Bryan and Jeff discuss how they make the perfect random number generator. They also look at how eclipse watching is an excellent window into what would happen in a disaster, and discuss the Bitcoin fork that resulted in Bitcoin Cash being created.

Blockchain.info Launches Online Ethereum Wallet

· Bryan Chaffin · News

Blockchain.info Wallet with Bitcoin and Ethereum

Users will find new tabs for Bitcoin and Ether  on the online wallet, whether or not they have Ether or have generated Ethereum addresses.