Bitcoin is a form of digital currency which is getting popular through the world. One bitcoin is equivalent to $40 as on date. Online bitcoin wallet is the name of software which is used to store these digital currencies. The software is compatible to your laptop, desk computer, mobiles barring apple. Bitcoins can be stored through your thumb drive too. If you happen to fear about hacking in your computers, you may store the bitcoins in a hard disc and keep it safe in some vault. Having bitcoins in your possession is not at all a difficult proposition rather it is more convenient than opening an account in the banks and safer too. Like every new things in the market, particularly if it is related to digitals and computers, many aspects need to be learnt before you can sail with bitcoin comfortably.
The three most important things are, knowing the modes of getting the online bitcoin wallet and using it, learning the ways to receive as well as send the bitcoins and getting to know the method of purchasing the bitcoin from some person or exchanging the bitcoin with some other person. For getting your online bitcoin wallet you have to register yourself with some exchange which will be able to host your bitcoin wallet. Later on you would like to have more bitcoin exchange wallet but to start with limit yourself to one till you get accustomed with the new currency. Put it on your own computer and try to get the feel of the currency.