BlockJockey – The best Tool to explore the Bitcoin Blockchain on iPhone

[] Hamburg, Germany – Gryphos GmbH today is proud to announce the release of BlockJockey version 1.1, a significant update of its Bitcoin blockchain navigator and information tool. Starting to understand the blockchain can be a daunting task for anybody learning about the technology underlying Bitcoin for the first time. BlockJockey helps to smoothen the learning curve by providing an easy and enjoyable way of experiencing the blockchain hands-on without the need for deep technical expertise.

The update adds geographical data regarding the full nodes constituting the Bitcoin network. The world-wide distribution of full nodes is shown in an interactive map and the node count can be displayed on a per country, per region or per location basis depending on the zoom level chosen. The node data can be filtered for criteria of interest and detailed information is provided for every node.

BlockJockey provides an intuitive interface to scroll through the Bitcoin blockchain, to see detailed information of the block headers and to mark specific blocks for later investigation. Single and multiple blocks can be searched based on their block height using a simple but powerful wildcard search. Newly mined blocks are automatically added to the blockchain navigator while the app is in use.

A wide range of statistical information regarding the blockchain is provided by the app in beautiful chart form. This includes Bitcoin price and trading volume, market capitalization, transaction volume, miners’ revenue as well as mining power. The underlying data for the charts is provided for each day, starting from the beginning of the Bitcoin network until today. The time period and the zoom level of the chart can be selected and the chart can be scrolled to the area of interest. The date selection can be changed directly in the chart or by swiping at the bottom of the screen.

Features of version 1.1:
* Geographical data regarding the full nodes constituting the Bitcoin network
* Zoom the map to see node count at country, region or location level
* Choose statistics per country, user agent, provider or population
* Filter data for criteria of interest
* Select entries for a detailed view of single nodes

Device requirements:
* iPhone (and Apple Watch)
* iOS 9.0 (or later)
* 9.3 MB

Pricing and availability:
BlockJockey 1.1 for iPhone and Apple Watch is available for $1.99 (USD), or the local equivalent, on the iTunes App Store. Review copies are available upon request.BlockJockey 1.1
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Founded in 2007, Gryphos GmbH is a small consulting and development company located in Hamburg, Germany. Since 2011 we are focussing on educational and utility software for iOS. Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Gryphos GmbH / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Apple Watch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

###Goetz Roessner
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