Earn rewards and help Ethereum grow

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Without a doubt, the most important recent development in crypto is the launch of Ethereum 2.0 and the beginning of the transition to proof of stake. When fully realized, Eth2 will be the most significant blockchain innovation since the introduction of smart contracts with the launch of Ethereum in 2015.

The change to proof of stake capitalizes on the strengths of the Ethereum community by allowing users to earn rewards on their ETH while contributing to the security, reliability, and trustlessness of the network. Staking on Eth2 is becoming one of the most exciting opportunities on Ethereum. …


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The crypto community can be a passionate and uncompromising bunch, with strong opinions on which coins are the ‘real deal’ and which blockchain will end up ‘ruling them all’. Plenty of assets have enjoyed hype cycles in the past few years, but you can’t argue with math: Bitcoin and Ethereum remain the most popular cryptocurrencies with the largest market caps, but they are popular for different reasons.

Bitcoin is the original blockchain and the best store of value in crypto (so far), while Ethereum’s main advantage is smart contract functionality which enables tokens and DeFi instruments. Bitcoiners and Ethereans can be quite adamant about the superiority of their blockchain, but at this point, there is no need to stay entrenched in these camps. …


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The reason that blockchain can do what it does — eliminate double-spending and ensure trustlessness — is its inherent immutability and transparency. Once something is on the blockchain, it’s there forever. It can’t be messed with, and anyone with whom you choose to share the information can verify it for themselves.

Because of these capabilities, blockchain can change the way we establish, store, and verify identity. But how can this be achieved? Blockchains are self-contained and encoded in cryptographic hashes. That’s what keeps them secure, but can also make them impenetrable — both for real-life events and real-life humans.

Unstoppable Domains: peace of mind and ease of use

Ethereum blockchain domains are the first step to making crypto more user-friendly and human-readable. If you are new to domains, give the Unstoppable Domains DApp in MEW a try. In just a few minutes, you can assign a .crypto name to a wallet address (or multiple addresses on different blockchains) and it will act much like an email for receiving funds, taking away the need for pasting long hexadecimal strings. …


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Crypto trading has become very accessible both to experienced users and beginners, with wallets like MEW putting swaps at your fingertips. This is great news — the low barrier to participation in decentralized finance is one of the main reasons for the existence of cryptocurrencies. But, to get the best value out of your trade every time and avoid disappointments, keep a couple of crypto exchange tips in mind.

Don’t forget about Ethereum gas

One of the best things about Ethereum is the possibility of creating ERC20 tokens via smart contracts, allowing any project to issue coins for the purposes of fundraising, governance, or community rewards. Tokens issued by new projects are often very cheap, or even free, making them look like an easy investment, but remember that any transaction on the Ethereum blockchain requires a gas fee, only payable in ETH. …


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With the recent removal of the MEWconnect app from AppStore and GooglePlay, and the announcement of MEWconnect protocol integrations by Ren, Aave, and Loopring to be used with MEW wallet app, it’s understandable if our users might be unclear on the distinction between MEW’s mobile apps.

Not only that, but — how is using Aave on the DApps page in MEW web different from accessing Aave via MEWconnect from MEW wallet app? Or, if you are using MEW for the first time, do you need to use both MEW web and MEW wallet app? What about MEW CX?

We are dedicated to giving our users lots of choices for wallet and DApp access, but we don’t want to confuse anyone! So, let’s take a quick look at the MEW ecosystem, how our tools can work together, and which options are more relevant for you. …


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Over the five years since its creation, MyEtherWallet has grown from a simple Ethereum wallet to a platform that supports pretty much anything a user might want to do on Ethereum — a wide range of methods of wallet access, all ERC20 tokens, contract interaction, swaps, DApps, and DeFi.

One of the best things about cryptocurrency is the transparency of transactions: anyone, anywhere, at any time can verify what is happening with their funds. For Ethereum, with its smart contract functionality, the availability of such information is especially important, and we thought it was time to build a great tool for exploring this data. …


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Being your own bank means full, unhindered access to your funds and decentralized financial instruments, any time from anywhere, without permissions, geographic restrictions, or limited hours of operation. This is the big promise of cryptocurrency.

Keeping this promise would be difficult without some flexibility. What if you can’t access a certain web page due to your country’s internet restrictions? What if you can’t get a specific hardware wallet shipped to where you live, and have to explore other options? What if you like DeFi yields on one platform, but prefer trading on another?

The Ethereum ecosystem aims to achieve the opposite from ‘locking’ you into a product, as centralized services and institutions do. Instead, it’s all about your preferences, your financial goals, and your comfort with an interface. …


‘Explain it Like I’m Five’, the meme goes, but we are feeling pretty grown up after hanging around with Ethereum for half a decade

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Bitcoin had been around for almost seven years when Ethereum arrived on the scene. By that point, Bitcoin had enjoyed a limited amount of public awareness and 15 minutes of fame with a 10-fold price spike at the end of 2013. Overall, a second cryptocurrency was somewhat underwhelming news in 2015, but as it turned out, this new blockchain was a whole different deal.

From FOMO to HODL, from ICO to DeFi

Unlike Bitcoin’s store of value, Ethereum’s main proposition was smart contract functionality. As the possibilities grew and opportunities became evident, the excitement of emerging tokenomics gathered momentum, finally swelling into the now-infamous ICO craze in 2017–18.

Even though quite a few people got burned by ICO scams, and for a while it seemed like crypto would get stifled by regulators, the Ethereum community never stopped building and improving the network’s scalability, security, and user experience. …


Grab your iPhone and get ready to do some swapping, MEWfam — the decentralized swap integration that finds the best rate for you is finally here on MEW wallet app for iOS!

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Swapping ETH for tokens is one of the easiest ways to diversify your crypto investments. Some tokens are issued by new projects as a way of building community and rewarding users, while others play an essential role in the decentralized finance ecosystem that has seen such tremendous growth in recent weeks. So, the truth is, if you want to stay on top of the latest opportunities in crypto, you have to get comfortable with swapping — and MEW is here to help you do just that.

The best value on every swap

With Swap right in your MEW wallet app, quick trades are more convenient than ever. Even more importantly, we want to make sok,ure that you are always getting the best possible value. …


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By now, you have probably heard about decentralized domains, and perhaps even registered a domain name in MEW with Ethereum Name Service (ENS) or Unstoppable Domains. Hopefully, you’ve gotten some good use out of it, allowing your friends and colleagues to send you transactions with ease. Bonus points if you got them to register domain names as well, making the entire crypto ecosystem friendlier and more secure!

But ownership of a decentralized domain is about so much more than a convenient, foolproof way of sending funds on the blockchain. …

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