New here, i've been looking into buying Bitcoins and having been researching quite a bit. So far from what I understand, you must go through a Bitcoin exchange and Coinbase seems like the largest one yet I keep hearing horror stories from reviews of Coinbase. I'm located in Arizona and looked at Gemini but they don't work there apparently.
What exchanges do you all use? Are the exchanges mostly just online? I have a mobile wallet currently to store Bitcoins so are transactions just transferred through there?