Windows 10 news recap: Microsoft won’t fix Windows 10 Mobile security flaw with Cortana, Your Phone app begins testing Calls feature, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Still using Windows 10 Mobile? You might want to disable Cortana on your lock screen

A security flaw caused by Cortana on the lock screen has been revealed, but Microsoft isn’t going to fix the flaw, despite 2 file updates planned before the operating system reaches end of support. It affects all versions of Windows 10 Mobile.

Hey Cortana on Lumia 950 XL Windows Phone

Windows Insiders can now start testing Calls feature in Windows 10 Your Phone app

The Your Phone app on Windows 10 is now allowing Windows Insiders to test the new Calls feature. The feature allows you to answer or decline calls via your Windows 10 PC without needing to touch your phone.


Windows Insider Program looks for a leader as Dona Sarkar moves to new role at Microsoft

The head of the Windows Insider Program, Dona Sarkar, is departing the role to move to a new role within Microsoft, but this leaves the program without a leader.

Petition calling for Microsoft to offer a Windows 10X variant of the Surface Duo begins

With the announcement of Microsoft’s Surface Duo, an Android phone with a dual-screen, some are now calling for Microsoft to create a Windows 10X variant of the device, in order to deliver on the firm’s promise of its Universal Windows Platform being for every device type

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That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!