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You can watch a full video intro for Keepkey here. You can tell that a lot of thought was put into the packaging and product design. When comparing this to TREZOR or Ledger’s packaging you automatically feel that you’re in a different league so to speak. The device itself also feels much more durable.
The device uses the same 2nd screen protection that TREZOR uses which makes it more secure to keystroke spying. The user interface of the Chrome wallet is simple and intuitive. Here’s a video guide about how to set up Keepkey. Bitcoin hardware wallet features such as Firmware updates, no OS compatibility requirements, message signing, device recovery and more. At the moment I personally use TREZOR as my hardware wallet, and that’s mainly because they have gotten enough positive feedback form the Bitcoin community. As someone who is non-technical and can’t dig deep into the nitty gritty it’s important for me to see that the smartest people in the room approve a product. So now Keepkey is indeed a very good alternative to TREZOR or Ledger.
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I keep my device offline and only access it on very rare occasions, the last time I accessed it an update was pushed and afterwards the device just stopped working. I tried multiple computers and no response, there’s numerous cases on the internet that show this has happened to more people. First, the wallet doesn’t show you the value of your assets in fiat currency. Second, their development seems very slow. They still haven’t incorporated Bitcoin Cash into their wallet software, but they do offer a beta version of their wallet software if you want to add a Bitcoin Cash wallet. BCH came out over 4 months ago and I’d rather not rely on a beta wallet to keep my coins safe.