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Welcome to Bitcoin Monthly, a no frills index of the main news and developments from the last month in Bitcoin.
We aim to index these main categories:-
Once recorded, the podcast on Bit Buy Bit covering December’s topics will be here.
|Bisq v1.8.0||Introducing BSQ swaps, new payment methods and performance enhancements|
|Blockstream Green Android v3.7.7||Automatic wallet restore, enhanced privacy options, UX upgrades|
|BTC RPC Explorer v3.3.0||New tool for viewing the UTXO set, new API actions and performance improvements|
|BTCPay Server v1.3.7||Bug fixes|
|Hexa Wallet v2.0.65||Partnership with Swan Bitcoin|
|Joininbox v0.6.5||Bug fixes and UX improvements|
|LNBits 0.4.0||LNURL POS compatability|
|myNode v0.2.49||New app Warden terminal and software updates|
|nix-bitcoin v0.0.60||Software updates|
|Rust-Lightning v0.0.104||API updates and bug fixes|
|Samourai Dojo v1.13.0||Support for P2TR ouputs, fixed missing txs after ZPUB rescan/import|
|Samourai Wallet v0.99.98||P2TR support, brand new Whirlpool UI, Fixes & UX Updates|
|Sparrow v1.5.5||Allow all accounts to receive Pay to PayNym (Stowaway) payments, dust limitremoved for sending to PayNyms, add Seed Tool as an airgapped hardware wallet|
|Specter v1.6.2||Miniscript bugfix|
|Trezor Suite v21.12.2||P2TR support, lower fees thanks to improved transaction size calculation, improved UX on Android|
|Umbrel v0.4.10||New app ‘Uptime Kuma’ and software updated updates|
|Zap Android v0.5.4-beta||Fixed crashes on Android 12|
|Bitcoin Lightning Improvement Proposal bLIPS||The BIP equivalent launched by Lightning Labs for more efficient developement coordination.|
|RoninDojo Tanto||New plug and play node box release|
|Citadel Dispatch e46 – improving your home bitcoin mining setup with @BigCohoo, @dfrumps, @RoninMiner, and @BtcBoulder||Securing the cheapest power, Braiins OS, negotiating with your power company, utilizing solar subsidies, asic resale value, efficiency, slush pool, mining pool centralization, hosted providers vs running it yourself|
|BIT BUY BIT 124: Openoms on El Salvador and Home networking for Bitcoiners||RaspiBlitz + home networking|
|Bitcoin Explained - Compact Blocks||How Bitcoin’s peer-to-peer network is made more efficient with Compact Blocks|
|Stehan Livera w/ Federated Mints for Bitcoin scaling and privacy||Discussion of a new scaling/privacy proposal for Bitcoin|
|Rubin’s 2021 Bitcoin Advent Calendar||An insightful daily dose of bitcoin knowledge for the end of the year.
By Jeremy Rubin
|Bitcoin Privacy 101: An Introduction to CoinJoin||A biginner friendly explanation of privacy practices such as coinjoin and payjoin.
By Janine Römer
|What is a multisig wallet configuration file and what is it for?||Learn all about the data needed to create and restore a multisig wallet and how to secure it.
|Home Mining Network Privacy||Secure your network when mining at home
|Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #180||This special edition of the Optech Newsletter summarizes notable developments in Bitcoin during all of 2021. It’s the sequel to our summaries from 2018, 2019, and 2020.|
|LND: Tor & Clearnet - How to setup hybrid-mode||If you wish to optimize for performance AND privacy on lightning you may find this article interesting.