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(CNBC)   Creator of the iPod designs a $279 device that can store a digital reminder that you lost your life savings in Crypto, bro   (cnbc.com) divider line
    More: Spiffy, IPod, IPhone, Tony Fadell, Windows Mobile, Ledger Stax, Credit card, cold storage, company's annual Ledger Op  
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719 clicks; posted to Business » and Main » on 06 Dec 2022 at 2:20 PM (7 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-12-06 10:53:15 AM  
Well they can be buried with it anyway.
 
2022-12-06 11:09:32 AM  
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2022-12-06 11:24:36 AM  
A USB drive?

(Reads article)

It's still dumb
 
2022-12-06 12:58:01 PM  
A device to store my crypto?!?!?
But I already HAVE a toilet.
 
2022-12-06 2:23:37 PM  
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2022-12-06 2:24:45 PM  
Spiffy tag? Pretty sure I know who subby is.
 
2022-12-06 2:41:20 PM  
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2022-12-06 2:53:55 PM  
The last person selling shovels at the end of a gold rush.
 
2022-12-06 2:57:04 PM  

tricycleracer: The last person selling shovels at the end of a gold rush.


Hopefully he financed the device with bitcoin.
 
2022-12-06 3:00:32 PM  

mcreadyblue: tricycleracer: The last person selling shovels at the end of a gold rush.

Hopefully he financed the device with bitcoin.


Nah, brah.  Bespoke NFTs.
 
2022-12-06 3:15:46 PM  
So ... a credit card. Genius. ?

LOL
 
2022-12-06 3:23:55 PM  

Smelly Pirate Hooker: So ... a credit card. Genius. ?

LOL


It has some similarities with a "chip & PIN" card, in the sense that it contains secret information which can be used to generate signatures authorizing a transaction. But I wouldn't describe it as a credit card.
 
2022-12-06 5:22:17 PM  
Hard to believe the developer of the iPod would end up sullying the name 'Stax'.

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2022-12-07 1:09:00 AM  

weddingsinger: A USB drive?

(Reads article)

It's still dumb


I guess it can facilitate quick payments?

But yeah, if I had any crypto, it would be on an encrypted wallet on my PC. And I'd email myself a copy on GMail as a backup.
 
2022-12-07 1:31:02 AM  
Great! How many electronic gadgets have you misplaced? Now you can misplace one worth thousands of dollars.
 
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