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Review 36 – Harborly


It appears that Harborly is back and under new management. I first became aware of Harborly in early 2014 and signed up for their private beta. I was sent an email in July of 2015 and told that they had launched in the US. Just a month later I received another email that they were shutting down and had decided to move on to other ventures.

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Review 30 – Airbitz


I was notified by the Community Manager of Airbitz that they were putting out a new version of their wallet and it had some cool new features they were proud of. She asked me if I would be willing to give their wallet a try and write a review on it.

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Posted in Brokers, Gift Cards, Mobile, Reviews, Services, Shopping, Wallets

Review 21 – Uphold


I’ve been relatively happy with my choice to promote Coinbase as an initial on-ramp to the Bitcoin ecosystem. I am expanding my on-ramp listing to include Uphold, but know that Uphold members are subject to the same Anti-Money Laundering laws and Know Your Customer guidelines in the US.

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Review 8 – Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet

Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet

I really like Copay mainly because it runs on everything. It makes a very good teaching tool because it’s very intuitive and I don’t have to explain how to do things differently based on which platform my readers may choose to use. But if someone asked me which Bitcoin wallet software happens to be my favorite I would not hesitate to say Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet.

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Review 2 – Circle

NOTICE: I’m leaving this review up and untouched below this notice because it was accurate when I wrote it. On 2016-12-07 Circle announced that they would no longer offer the service of buying and selling bitcoin. I am rescinding all recommendations of their service simply because they are no longer a Bitcoin related service.

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Review 1 – Coinbase


I’ve been using Coinbase for two years now. In fact my first Bitcoin wallet was with Coinbase. The fact that I’m still using this service is testament to its usefulness. Coinbase takes a lot of flack for a few things, some imagined and some deserved, but it’s still one of the easiest and safest ways to get into the Bitcoin ecosystem.

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