Ledger is facing continuing technical issues

Technical issues of popular hardware wallet manufacturer had begun two days ago
14 December 2017   3765

Manufacturer of popular hardware cryptocurrency wallets Ledger reports on ongoing technical issues. Everything started on 12.12.17.

Today, 14.12.17, technical issues are still pending. 

French company assured users that the team of engineers "around the clock" is working on solving the problem, and all means are safe. Also representatives of Ledger recommended using MyEtherWallet wallets for operations with Ethereum and Electrum (or Mycelium) - for BTC. 

As you can see in the twitter message above, some users were surprised by third-party services mentioned in official Ledger twitter.

Disruptions in the work of platform occur against the background of a sharp rise in the price of most leading crypto-currencies. Additionally, cryptocurrency market exceeded half of trillion dollars mark. 

Ledger Live to be Released

Ledger Live is a complex application that combines the functions of managing a hardware device and digital assets
10 July 2018   233

On Monday, July 9, the release of new software for hardware bitcoin wallets Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue under the name Ledger Live with support for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.

According to the developers, Ledger Live is a complex application that combines the functions of managing a hardware device and digital assets. The new software has replaced many browser extensions based on Chromium.

Installing a new device and connecting an existing account to Ledger Live takes place as quickly as possible. Simultaneously, all crypto-currencies are now available in one account, which eliminates the need for users to use different applications for Bitcoin, Ethereum or Ripple.

It is noteworthy that the user interface provides data on the cost of all crypto assets in real time, and also displays the status of transactions.

The first version of Ledger Live does not support ERC-20 tokens, but the developers have already promised to add this option in the next releases.