Cryptocurrencies are a relatively new concept. The population at large is generally aware of Bitcoin although it wasn’t the first cryptography-based currency. Today there are literally hundreds of cryptocurrencies from Litecoin and Ethereum to lesser known, so-called alt coins like Zcash, Hush and Monero.
We cover the cryptocurrencies that we have mined and/or purchased. Some of the more popular cryptocurrencies are included as well as some of those lesser-known alt coins that our staff finds interesting for one reason ore another. Select a cryptocurrency to learn more about it.
Getting started with cryptocurrency
If you’re new to cryptocurrencies we highly recommend you start your learning journey with Bitcoin. Bitcoin is the antecedent of Litecoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Monero and the growing list of coins becoming mainstream today. The basics of Bitcoin will provide a strong foundation to move on to any other digital currency you are interested in.
The following sites are great resources for every cryptocurrency miner.
- What to Mine – What to Mine is an invaluable resource providing mining profitability estimates based upon current market conditions and the specific hardware you are mining with. At the time of writing this What to Mine can calculate single token mining profitability for 12 different graphics cards, 12 algorithms and over 40 cryptocurrencies. Additional options exist for dual and ASIC mining.
- Cryptowatch – Cryptowatch is invaluable for monitoring the live price and trend for a good number of the most popular tokens. Go beyond the mesmerizing main screen and it’s grid of charts and live prices by clicking on a single cryptocurrency to see real-time bids and asks and use interactive charting tools.