In the past 24 hours, the value of Bitcoin has surged more than 26 per cent, and now stands at $236.
As you can imagine, some merchants are having trouble keeping up
Inspired by NYMag’s Kevin Roose, here are some items from BTCZone.com whose prices are lagging Bitcoin’s exploding value.
This bike — admittedly, a pretty sweet-looking one — now costs $644.28.
Amazon price: up to $500.
BTCZoneThis iPhone 5 now costs $1,158.76; the iPhone 4, $717.44.
BTCZoneiPhone boombox: $337.48.
BTCZoneAmazon price: $210.
These last two are particularly egregious. Here’s a Canon zoom lens: $3,188.36.
Amazon price: $1,149.
BTCZoneAnd while we admire and appreciate Tom Verlaine’s contributions to punk, we’re not sure a digital download of Television’s seminal album “Marquee Moon” is worth $18.88.
BTCZoneITunes price: $9.99.