Running of out space

in STEMGeeks3 months ago

         So it finally happened.

         I ran out of space on my Ledger Nano S. I can't remember the last time I had a device that only had 156kb of storage. It almost feels like the floppy disk of 21st century.

         The five apps, from left to right, are: XLM, BTC, Doge, LTC, and ADA.

         To clear out some space, I would have to uninstall an app. At first, I thought about the BTC one because I don't move that particular asset very often. Turns out, if you do that, you would also have to get rid of LTC and Doge. I actually move the other assets into the wallet on regular basis, so I would rather not get rid of them.

         In the end, I chose to remove the Doge app on my Nano S. It wasn't a lot, but it was enough to give some slack for future updates. This why a few months ago, I chose to get a Nano X on sale. It's nice to have everything in one place without the need to juggle all the apps.

         At 1.8Mb, the Nano X is hardly a giant. It reminds me of the 3 1/2 inch floppies. I have 9 apps on there with plenty of room to space. As much as I would like to say that's plenty, that might not be true in the future.

         It seems unlikely that I will have many more apps installed on my Nano X than I currently do, but I guess time will tell. I mean, I haven't bothered with the ETH app because I haven't bought any in a long time. Diversifying is not bad in itself, but it does dilute funds into multiple assets which can hurt gains. So, I guess the trick is finding the right balance.

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I was playing around with my Nano X some more yesterday. There is still so much I need to learn about it. I am pretty impressed with it so far. Plus the price was great, so I can't complain at all! That is crazy how little storage they actually have.

 3 months ago 

Glad you are liking it.

I never used a Ledger wallet so dont know how it works. I thought that there is an option for unlimited but that's not the case. Thanks for sharing this info.

 2 months ago 

You can store "unlimited" amount of asset. But, you can only access as many as the interface allows at a given time.

I remember the floppy disks, how crazy. Now you can store everything in one place

 3 months ago 

The storage still isn't very big, but it's not like they need to be huge for their purposes.

Floppy disk, funny. I have the same one.

 3 months ago 

It's still useful. Just not as convenient.

I started out with the S, but recently got an X. They make a good primary/backup set, especially since the X relies on a battery. You can remove and re-add apps without putting your assets at risk. Which I did until I got the X.

 3 months ago 

Yeah that's my set up with the primary and backup.

Ha, funny

 3 months ago 

What is?

I never bought one, so it's amusing to read how small they are.

Do you hear that often?

No, actually not, but it really sounds 1990s

 3 months ago 

Yeah. It's pretty amazing how tiny they are and how much more security they provide.

damn whales.

 3 months ago 

It's like Moby Dick all over again.

Brace yourselves: size jokes are coming :)

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 3 months ago 

Took longer than expected.

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