Coinbase Wallet Launches Support for dApps on Desktop via WalletLink | BTCMANAGER
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In a bid to make it possible for users of Coinbase Wallet to enjoy their favorite decentralized applications (dApps) on desktop browsers such as Chrome, Brave, Mozilla, Opera, and others, in a secure and frictionless manner, Coinbase has launched WalletLink, according to a blog post on August 22, 2019.
Coinbase Supporting dApps on Desktop Browsers
As stated in its blog post, Coinbase crypto exchange has launched a new feature to make life easier for its users.
With WalletLink, users of Coinbase Wallet will now be able to have access to their favorite decentralized applications on a vast array of desktop browsers by simply scanning a Wallet Link QR code with their Coinbase crypto wallet app.
The team says the WalletLink feature acts as a secure bridge between the Coinbase Wallet app and a desktop browser, enabling Coinbase customers to use dApps anywhere without exposing their hard-earned cryptoassets to external threats.
The Journey so Far
In August 2018, Coinbase rebranded Toshi, a user-controlled Ethereum wallet reportedly built by its team, transforming it into Coinbase Wallet, a tool that enables users to seamlessly use dApps and explore the decentralized web on their smartphones.
Coinbase says since Toshi became Coinbase Wallet, the wallet has gained significant traction, with hundreds of thousands of users professing their love for its intricate features which includes biometric authentications, support for dApps and collectibles and more.
Against that backdrop the Coinbase team decided to extend the exciting functionalities of Coinbase Wallet to desktop,