Windows 10 news recap: all-new Paint app leaked, refreshed Galaxy TabPro S, Instagram app, and more

Jack Wilkinson

Welcome back to our weekly “Windows 10 news recap” series where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s latest operating system. Let’s get started.

Samsung launches new Windows 10 2-in-1, the Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition

Samsung has given a refresh to its Galaxy TabPro S 2-in-1 tablet range by releasing a Gold Edition which comes packed with Windows 10 Home, as well as double the memory and storage, bringing it to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition

Facebook’s Messenger beta app for Windows 10 PC gains calling option

Windows 10 users on both PC and mobile have been longing for Facebook to bring its calling feature to its Windows 10 apps, however, up until now, we hadn’t seen any official support for the feature. This week, the company released calling functionality to the beta version of its app on PC.

Facebook calling on Windows 10 PC via Windows Latest
via Windows Latest

Instagram app for Windows 10 now works on PC and tablets

Another Facebook-owned app update, Instagram, has added support for PC and tablets running Windows 10. Now users on PC and tablet can post photos to Instagram and view others, just like they would on their Windows 10 Mobile. This marks a stark change in Facebook’s previous policy of only being able to post photos via a mobile device.

HP announces new holiday lineup of Windows 10 PCs

In time for the holiday season, HP has announced a slew of new Windows 10 PCs. All featuring Intel Core i5’s or higher, these PCs pack some serious specs, however, they are certainly not for the budget-minded.

Here is a look at one of those PCs, the HP Envy 27-inch All-in-One:

Early version of new Windows 10 Paint app leaks

Last week, we reported that Microsoft is working on an overhaul to the classic Paint program in Windows. Earlier this week, we reported that an early build of the all-new Paint app for Windows 10 has been leaked. To find out how to obtain this early build, read our coverage of the leak here.

Here are the builds that released this week: