Windows 10 news recap: more affordable Surface laptop, Surface Book 3 gets firmware update, 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.

Microsoft wants to make Windows 10 upgrade blocks easier to understand, according to new report

When major updates are released for Windows 10, they often aren’t immediately available for all devices. This is due to upgrade blocks being put in place to prevent compatibility problems. But a new report suggests Microsoft is aware that upgrade blocks aren’t necessarily understood well by all users, and it’s looking at communicating this better.

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Microsoft is reportedly readying affordable 12.5″ Surface laptop for this holiday season

This holiday season could see a new, more affordable Surface laptop on the way, coming in at 12.5″. It could behave as an entry-level model into the Surface device family.

Surface Laptop 3

Surface Book 3 gets firmware updates to improve Surface Dock 2 reliability, and more

A new firmware update has been released for the Surface Book 3 that aims to improve reliability of the Surface Dock 2, as welll as a number of other fixes and improvements. You can see the full changelog here.

Surface Book 3

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