SIRIN LABS Releases $999 Blockchain Phone: ‘FINNEY’

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The FINNEY phone came out today at a launch event in Barcelona. The $999 phone is the first of its kind, integrating blockchain technology at its core in order that its users may can securely use blockchain products. The product aims to address issues that cryptonaughts face in mobile computing, particularly those related to securely transacting, and it is the latest in a projected long line…

SIRIN LABS Releases $999 Blockchain Phone: ‘FINNEY’

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The FINNEY phone came out today at a launch event in Barcelona. The $999 phone is the first of its kind, integrating blockchain technology at its core in order that its users may can securely use blockchain products. The product aims to address issues that cryptonaughts face in mobile computing, particularly those related to securely transacting, and it is the latest in a projected long line…

Sirin Labs Blockchain Phone ‘Finney Will Ship in December

Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of an initial coin offering in which Sirin Labs raised $157 million earlier this year. However, it’s wondered if the creation of Finney is an example of putting the cart before the horse, as there simply…

Blockchain Phone | Sirin Labs Finney Device Ready for Shipping

Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of an initial coin offering in which Sirin Labs raised $157 million earlier this year. However, it’s wondered if the creation of Finney is an example of putting the cart before the horse, as there simply…

WISeKey Announces Release of WISePhone, the First Ever Secure Android Blockchain Phone with Cryptocurrency Payment Capabilities

ADVERTISEMENTS WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading cybersecurity and IoT company, announced the release of WISePhone, a secure Blockchain mobile Android phone like any other, with all the same functionalities, but with an additional locked area. WISeKey’s Telecommunication Services Provider status under OFCOM, the Swiss Federal Office of Communications, allows the company to deploy mobile phone voice encryption solutions. WISePhone integrates WISeKey’s innovative hardware and software technologies bringing to market the first and only smartphone powered by WISeCoin cryptocurrency Blockchain technology. WISePhone  will also include a native Wallet that will be…

Why HTC is Only Accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum for its Blockchain Phone

Taiwanese consumer electronics giant HTC has officially launched its first blockchain phone, which will be sold exclusively in crypto. Called Exodus 1, the blockchain mobile phone of HTC is available to consumers at a fixed price of 0.15 Bitcoin (ETC) and 4.78 Ethereum (ETH), nearing the price of the new iPhone XS that has a starting price of $999. The Exodus 1 is sold at around $975 based on the current price of Bitcoin at $6,500. However, as the price of BTC rises, the price of the phone will also…

HTC’s New Blockchain Phone Can Only Be Bought with Crypto

HTC, a Taiwan-based smartphone creator has just announced that its new smartphone, Exodus 1, is available for purchase. At the moment, the phone can only be pre-ordered, and the shipping will not start before December. However, the biggest twist regarding the first blockchain-enabled smartphone is that it can only be bought via Bitcoin or Ethereum. Exodus 1 was originally announced back in May 2018, at the CoinDesk Consensus conference. Since then, HTC has worked continuously in order to expand the blockchain ecosystem through the creation of the world’s first smartphone that…

HTC Opens Pre-Orders for Blockchain Phone, Payable Only in Crypto

A decade after launching its first Android device, global consumer tech giant HTC is officially releasing its first blockchain-enabled phone. The early-access version of the HTC Exodus is now available for pre-order, the company announced Tuesday, and must be purchased with cryptocurrency. Dubbed the EXODUS 1, the device can only be bought using bitcoin or ethereum, and will start shipping by December. The company also said it is looking for developers to participate in the early-access version. The EXODUS 1 is available to customers in the U.S., Hong Kong, Singapore, New…

HTC’s Blockchain Phone ‘Exodus’ Will Launch Next Week: Report

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC will finally launch its blockchain powered smartphone Exodus in a week. The company shared details of the launch on its Instagram page (now deleted) via a teaser video. As expected, the video didn’t reveal much on the features to be expected from Exodus, but it revealed the suggestive numbers “10.22,” meaning the product would debut on Oct. 22 — next Monday. Exodus is a brainchild of HTC Vive creator Phil Chen, who said the device will target a niche audience and could be priced as high as…

The XPhone Has Landed! Pundi X CEO Displays Working Prototype of Much-Heralded Blockchain Phone

The XPhone Has Landed! Pundi X CEO Displays Working Prototype of Much-Heralded Blockchain Phone October 12, 2018 by Paul de Havilland Pundi X has released a prototype of the XPhone, a blockchain-powered mobile phone. With the development of the XPhone, the fledgling Indonesian startup is bringing crypto and blockchain one step closer to mainstream adoption. Also see: Blockchain No Panacea, But Social Security’s Dilemma Seems a Ripe Fit Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts The Pundi X XPhone Has Landed Pundi X CEO and co-founder…