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This is my blog where I'll talk about all sorts of stuff.


Decentralized Trading With 150x Leverage

18 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments HKMan

gTrade is a decentralized trading platform on Polygon. It's not without its competitors but it stands out among them for a number of reasons. The biggest difference being the insane amount of leverage you can take advantage of. Leverage doesn't come...

Mysterium dVPN

17 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments HKMan

VPNs are almost ubiquitous in today's world, most people have at least some experience with using them and many people use them regularly. They're popular for a reason but they don't come without risks and downsides. The biggest risk being that VPN c...

NFT renting and the IQ Protocol: An Evolution of Blockchain Gaming

16 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments HKMan

I recently wrote about the IQ Protocol, an innovative borrowing and lending platform that deals with utility tokens. Unlike other borrowing and lending platforms loans taken from the platform are more like a subscription i.e. you pay an up-front fee...

Sideshift.ai Raises Minimums, Are There Alternatives?

15 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments HKMan

A few months ago I wrote a review about Sideshift.ai, an automated cryptocurrency exchange, and why it was my favourite exchange of its kind. The key benefit it had over its competitors were the low minimums which allowed me to try out blockchains an...

The IQ Protocol: An Innovative Lending and Borrowing Platform For Utility Tokens

6 Oct 2021 3 minute read 0 comments HKMan

Lending and borrowing platforms are nothing new for crypto and have found a lot of success over the last few years. The IQ Protocol is a new and innovative addition to this space, developed by the team behind Parsiq, a blockchain monitoring and autom...

Sideshift.ai adds Matic Polygon

5 Oct 2021 1 minute read 1 comment HKMan

I recently wrote a review about Sideshift.ai in which I discussed not only the exchange itself but also exchanges of its kind and why Sideshift is my favourite among them due to certain advantages it has over its competitors. Something I didn't menti...

Sideshift.ai Crypto Exchange Review

12 Sep 2021 2 minute read 2 comments HKMan

Sideshift.ai is a "No Sign-Up Crypto Exchange", as such it fills an important place in the realm of Crypto Exchanges. While DEXs are great most of them don't allow for cross-chain trading. Regular Centralized Exchanges are great too if you don't mind...

How much can you feasibly earn with Cointiply?

5 Sep 2021 1 minute read 1 comment HKMan

I started using Cointiply just over half a year ago. My experience started with a bit of a rough start,  I ended up burning myself out very quickly by doing way too many surveys and stuck mostly to the easier earning opportunity since then. Last mont...

An Introduction to Tron (TRX) DeFi

21 Jul 2021 2 minute read 1 comment HKMan

If nothing else Tron is certainly a unique Crypto Currency, it's often advertised as having no fees and that's true for the most part. Instead of the usual method of using a certain token to pay for token transfers and smart contracts it uses "Bandwi...

Harvest Finance adds Polygon (Matic) Yield Farming

20 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment HKMan

Harvest Finance has once again expanded its repertoire, starting out with just Ethereum farming it added Binance Smart Chain farming a few months ago and now has made a new addition with a relative newcomer to the DeFi space with Polygon (Matic). So...