Tag: Features

UI Enhancements in v2.0.7

Announcements Learn

The new release of Wasabi bundles cutting edge privacy technology with a smoother user experience.

Latest Hardware Wallet Integration: Trezor Safe 3 on Wasabi

Announcements Technical

With the latest release (2.0.7), we’re announcing that the newly released Trezor Safe 3 hardware wallet with secure element protection is now compatible with Wasabi Wallet.

Your Anonymous Bitcoin Concierge: Buy Anything User Stories

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The ‘Buy Anything’ button allows you to order any digital or physical item (over $1000) and pay with Bitcoin while protecting your privacy, brought to you by a partnership with ShopinBit.com. 

How to Use Wasabi Wallet’s RPC Interface 

Technical

The RPC is used to communicate with a running Wasabi instance. It provides some options and features which are not available (yet) when using the Graphical User Interface. Since Wasabi version 2.0.6, the RPC can be exposed as an onion service, which enables remote control.

Only in Wasabi: Privacy Warnings and Suggestions

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Version 2.0.4 introduced a comprehensive set of privacy warnings and suggestions that appear when you send funds. Warnings have three levels of severity, suggestions are actions you can take to keep your privacy intact. 

Smart Randomness: Skipping Coinjoin Rounds Based On Fee Rate

Technical

A new source of randomness was introduced in Wasabi v2.0.6 to improve the privacy of the coinjoin feature.

How to Use BitBox02 (New) with Wasabi Wallet

Announcements Learn

Announcing that BitBox02 is now compatible with Wasabi Wallet as of the Juggernaut Release 2.0.6.

Load Time Reduced by an Additional 60% in Version 2.0.6

Technical

Read about the changes that contribute to quicker launch times, including the migration of transaction data to a database and optimizations for handling multiple wallets.

Introducing Support for Blockstream Jade on Wasabi Wallet

Announcements

We’re excited to announce that you can now use your Blockstream Jade with Wasabi Wallet. Combining the privacy benefits of Wasabi with the self-custody security of Jade is a match made in heaven.

Deeper Privacy with Safety Coinjoins

Technical

“Safety coinjoins” are triggered by default to ensure a minimum amount of remixing for users who choose to minimize costs or maximize speed. This feature anticipates how coins might be spent in the future to prevent guesses from being made based on a specific user behaviour.

Time is Money: DoS (Denial of Service) Fortification and Coinjoin Time Preference

Technical

As a result of months of hard work by the Wasabi and Tor developers, updated statistics from October 2023 show that the overall success rate has more than doubled since the previous year, with over 50% of new rounds and over 80% of blame rounds succeeding.

Friends and Plebs Don’t Pay Wasabi Coinjoin Fees

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In this article, we’ll explain how Wasabi coinjoin fees work, how it differs from Wasabi Wallet 1 with Free Remixing, what Friends don’t pay means, the importance of accessibility in coinjoin transactions, what Plebs don’t pay means, why mining fees are never waived, and finally how to minimize mining fees in a high-fee environment.

10 Crazy Christmas Gifts You Can Buy Through Wasabi Wallet

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You can buy anything (legal) through the Wasabi Wallet interface with the Buy Anything feature in partnership with ShopInBit. The argument that using coinjoin makes your coins unspendable is no longer valid.

Buy Anything with Bitcoin through Wasabi Wallet

Announcements

The 2.0.5 release of Wasabi Wallet includes a “Buy Anything” button that allows you to literally buy ANYTHING (legal).

Explaining Wasabi Wallet’s Tor Implementation

Technical

This article will define what Tor is, how Wasabi Wallet implements Tor exactly, what are the operations that require an immediate circuit update, why the coordinator doesn’t use an onion service anymore, and how Conflux could be a future solution to improve reliability.

Unpacking Wasabi Wallet’s Power Feature: The Headless Daemon

Technical

Think of it as your wallet but on a diet. It uses fewer resources like CPU, GPU, memory, and bandwidth, allowing you to run Wasabi Wallet unobtrusively in the background.

Wasabi’s Latest Release (2.0.4) Improves Coinjoin Efficiency

Announcements Technical

With the 2.0.4 release, we have improved coinjoin efficiency in multiple ways so that you reach private status on all your coins faster and incur less cost. Our main goal is to even further reduce the occurrence of toxic change. 

Turbosync: Wasabi Wallet’s Loading Time Reduced by 90%

Announcements Technical

With the 2.0.4 release, Turbosync is introduced in Wasabi Wallet to reduce the load time by up to 90%.

RBF and CPFP: UX Survey with Screenshots

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How do you scale a blockchain? You don’t. Block space is inherently limited, and everyone making Bitcoin transactions competes for it. RBF and CPFP are some of the most prominent tools in the toolbox of a user for the block space scarcity competition.

Lesser Known Features of Wasabi Wallet

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Wasabi Wallet is well-known for making privacy-boosting coinjoin transactions accessible to everyone, but some may not be aware of the extent of its range of customizable features that allow users to shape their own experience while using Wasabi Wallet.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Feature List

Announcements

The zkSNACKs coordinator in Wasabi Wallet 2.0 offers an initial coordinator fee of 0.3% which only fresh coinjoin UTXOs will pay. Remixes (even after one transaction), Wasabi Wallet 1.0 coinjoin outputs and UTXOs of 0.01 BTC or less pay no coordinator fees in Wasabi Wallet 2.0 coinjoins.

Coming Soon: QR Code Implementation

Announcements

The QR Code feature adds an increased level of security by enabling users to scan a QR code when sending their BTC address using the computers’ camera. Bitcoin addresses or a Payjoin URL will be scanned automatically.

Wasabi Wallet Preview Progress

Announcements

Eight weeks have passed since our last update. We set up 3 milestones before the final 2.0 version’s release. Right now we are working on the first milestone, which is the so-called preview version of Wasabi 2.0.

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Update

Announcements

We have established the main framework for our upcoming 2.0 release. We published the research paper for our new CoinJoin protocol, WabiSabi and the user interface will be much more intuitive. We are aiming to offer privacy for everyone and to make privacy the default.