Cardano Releases Mainnet 1.7.0 with Recovery Option Upgrades in its Daedalus Wallet Interface
Cardano’s wallet, Daedalus, was upgraded on 31st October 2019 following its mainnet 1.7.0 release. The firm posted on its website that it had made several improvements by adding new features in Daedalus wallets and user interface as well.
NEW Daedalus 0.15 – part of the #Cardano 1.7 update – is now rolling out. Here's a preview. Be sure to check out the full-length video for a rundown of all the updates and new features – including the newsfeed function https://t.co/VNuAgYdOND @Cardano #CardanoCommunity pic.twitter.com/aHX5DYPjSY
— Input Output (@InputOutputHK) October 31, 2019
Cardano Mainnet 1.7.0 Updates
The Daedalus 0.15.0 will include a client-oriented newsfeed interface that will rank news in four categories. This interface will display important news on the whole screen while the rest will be featured on a sidebar. The upgrade will also include a recovery phrase feature for Daedalus wallets, users will be prompted to use a 12-word phrase to confirm they have the correct recovery. Furthermore, they will get six-month warnings to check whether their recovery phrases are still correct, although they can ignore them, it is advised that all cryptocurrency holders check their recovery phrases.
Cardano also redesigned its update system which will now cover the whole screen as opposed to a smaller notification in the previous version. Also, the dialog system has been included on the Daedalus user interface to simplify the saving functions within Cardano’s ecosystem. The SL 3.1.0 version also includes an endpoint verification feature that identifies a wallet ID based on its recovery phrase.
The new mainnet removed the ADA voucher redemptions. Users who still wish to redeem their ADA vouchers now have to contact the IOHK Technical team or refer to Cardano’s support portal.
New Balance Partnership
Bitcoin exchange guide reported in mid-October, the partnership between Cardano and New Balance. The two signed LA Clippers’ star, Kawhi Leonard, a move that is expected to boost sales of the New Balance blockchain faced sneakers.