Apple to allow third-party app stores in windfall for NFTs and crypto

Tech giant Apple is gearing up to permit third-party app stores on its devices to comply with new anti-monopolistic requirements from the European Union (EU), which could be seen as a huge win for crypto and NFT app developers, at least in Europe. Under the new rules, European customers would be able to download alternative […]

Warning: Smartphone text prediction guesses crypto hodler’s seed phrase

Seed phrases, a random combination of words from the Bitcoin Improvement Protocol (BIP) 39 list of 2048 words, act as one of the primary layers of security against unauthorized access to a user’s crypto holdings. But, what happens when your “smart” phone’s predictive typing remembers and suggests the words next time you try to access […]

Bitcoin historical data reveals strategy to pick the right iPhone 13

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) historical data make selecting the right Apple iPhone 13 model quite easy for crypto enthusiasts.  Apple unveiled four different smartphone models on Tuesday, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini, with a new camera layout, as well as the Super Retina XDR display-bearing iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro […]

Apple updates iOS to fix crypto wallet security vulnerabilities

Apple has issued new security updates for its mobile operating system after the iPhone maker discovered vulnerabilities that could compromise cryptocurrency wallets.  The security updates, which were released Tuesday, affect iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4. The vulnerabilities reportedly allowed hackers to gain remote access to a target system, thereby exposing the user’s cryptocurrency wallet. Pete […]