Opera today announced that its browser for Android has just been updated. It is now blockchain-ready with built-in crypto wallet to boot. The updated browser will also provide easy access to Web 3.
For those who are still unaware, Web 3 is term used to denote a set of emerging technologies intersecting cryptocurrencies, blockchains and distributed systems. Opera believes that the web of today will be the interface to the decentralized web of tomorrow, that is Web 3.
It is in this light that the Opera redesigned its browser for Android to include a built-in crypto wallet. It hopes to renew and extend the browser’s role as a tool for information access, online transactions, and for managing online identity.
Opera for Android supports Ethereum which is a popular protocol that lets users make transactions online. It also allows developers to create decentralized apps (Dapps). You can now use this Opera for Android to access these Dapps which works seamlessly with Opera’s crypto wallet feature.
If you are already into cryptocurrencies and blockchains you might want to download Opera for Android from the Play Store now. To start an online transaction on Web 3, you need to purchase some Ethereum cryptocurrency first and store it in your Opera Crypto Wallet. Once your cryptocurrencies are stored you can start accessing Web 3 apps from the Dapp store.