Dash can be paid through a wristband

Festy, new wristbrand by Bitcard, allows to pay by Dash in real world
19 July 2017   979

Fast growth of cryptocurrency market and their popularity leads to new interesting "real-life" techs, related to cryptocurrencies.

Irish gift cards platform Bitcard announced the release of the Festy wristband, which allows the payment of Dash cryptocurrency.

The multifunctional Festy is compatible with POS systems, where Visa payWave contactless payment technology is implemented. Also, it's able to interact with various devices equipped with NFC. The new solution also provides for the possibility of making offline payments using QR codes. All this allows you to adapt this technology to any environment and enables you to quickly pay off crypto currency at a variety of points of sale, including shops, bars, restaurants, etc.

You can replenish the account of the device through certain ATMs. Festy allows transactions within a few seconds and involve binding to a Dash account. 

Bitmain to Represent New Devices

Antminer S9 Hydro has a water colling system and new R1 miners can act as Wi-Fi hotspot
29 August 2018   1311

The Chinese manufacturer of mining equipment Bitmain officially introduced Antminer S9 Hydro - a new device for mining bitcoin, the main feature of which is the water cooling system.

Antminer S9 Hydro
Antminer S9 Hydro 

According to the company, this is the first such miner in the world. The performance of Antminer S9 Hydro is 18 terahash per second, and the device itself has a much lower noise level and improved power consumption - 1728 watts, which is comparable to home appliances. The Hydro-Hex cooling system can also be used for space heating.

The declared price of the device on the manufacturer's website is $ 780.

Another novelty of the company is the "antrouters" of the R1 series, designed for mining Dash (R1-DASH) and Siacoin (R1-SIA).

Antrouter R1-DASH
Antrouter R1-DASH

In addition to the production of cryptocurrency, new devices worth $ 30 can also act as Wi-Fi routers.