Hello and welcome to Bitcoin.Review Episode 01!

Scratching my own itch, this is a best efforts place to talk about Bitcoin Project software updates and some other commentary that I find interesting or noteworthy to me. Big thanks to Matt Odell for graciously joining me as my first guest. This is how this pod started. To send Bitcoin related questions, just go to bitcoin.review and click submit story at the top right.

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Software Releases & Project Updates:

  • 03:28 HWI 2.1.1
  • 07:20 COLDCARD Mk4 Firmware 5.0.4
  • 11:24 COLDCARD Mk3 Firmware 4.1.5
  • 13:00 BTC Pay Server v1.5
  • 15:39 BlueWallet 6.2.18 + 6.2.17
  • 17:49 COLDCORE 0.3.1
  • 21:03 FullyNoded 0.3.3 Apr 5, 2022
  • 29:50 Blockstream Green
  • 33:56 Electrum 4.2.2
  • 38:20 SpecterDesktop 1.10.3
  • 40:55 Sparrow 1.6.3
  • 52:29 Fountain 0.4.0
  • 57:04 Wasabi 2.0

Bitcoin OpTech News Letter:

  • 1:03:58 Replace by Fee
  • 1:05:34 Hertzbleed sidechannel vulnerability
  • 1:09:50 Open Timestamps (OTS)
  • 1:11:14 Zeus
  • 1:12:50 Lightning releases
  • 1:15:15 Notable code and documentation changes

Notable Wallet Updates:

  • 1:15:40 Blixt Wallet 0.5.1
  • 1:16:33 Mercury Wallet

Noteworthy:

Coinkite Updates:

  • 1:27:43 SATSCHIP, releasing a command line program that takes an image (ideally a picture of the art itself) and associated metadata and stores on Coinkite.cards server (satschip.com) and if anyone taps they can see the signed artwork on our beta/test gallery.
  • 1:31:19 COLDCARD coming BIP85 passwords with keyboard emulation input
  • 1:32:31 BLOCKCLOCK Micro reservations open (https://bit.ly/3R94ZfJ)
  • 1:34:52 BTC Sessions COLDCARD feature length 2hr tutorial video (https://bit.ly/3pGQHam)
  • 1:35:10 - Coinkite GiftCards now available.

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