Bitcoin (BTC)-focused expertise agency Casa introduced that its Sats cellular Bitcoin pockets app is now obtainable for each iOS and Android units.
Casa introduced in a publish printed on its official weblog on Sept. 5 that the cellular pockets is now obtainable for obtain. Moreover, Casa notes that the most recent model of the app can be utilized with out the corporate’s Bitcoin Lightning node, however customers who don’t join the app to a node wouldn’t have entry its Lightning Community capabilities.
The app helps a public address-naming system dubbed SatsTag. When Bitcoin is distributed utilizing a SatsTag, a brand new handle is derived from the receiver’s public key and offered to the sender. Sending by scanning QR codes continues to be obtainable.
The corporate additionally claims that the pockets is totally non-custodial and that the consumer retains management of their personal key — which is saved on the cellphone’s safe enclave — always.
The information follows one other announcement by the corporate regarding the launch of a node monitor and accompanying rewards program to advertise Bitcoin community well being.
Anemic demand for cryptocurrency apps
As Cointelegraph reported on the finish of June, the obtain depend of cryptocurrency-related cellular purposes is just not rising regardless of Bitcoin’s current value surge. Knowledge from cellular app analytics agency App Annie confirmed there have been 65.eight million cryptocurrency-related app downloads within the first half of 2018, whereas within the first six months of this yr there have been 67 million, a rise of just one.82%.