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Windows 10 news recap: non-Insiders receive apps with Fluent Design elements, Windows 10 China Government Edition and more

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap. We are continuing the trend of our weekly “Windows 10 news recap” series where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Non-Insider versions of Windows 10 Calculator, Alarm & Clock updated with Fluent Design looks

Those who aren’t on Insider builds of Windows 10 are beginning to see some Fluent Design elements appear in the default apps of Windows 10. Some of the apps include Calculator and Alarm & Clock.

Fluent Design Calculator

Microsoft announces Windows 10 China Government Edition

A new edition of Windows 10 is being made available, but only to the Chinese government. Known as Windows 10 China Government Edition, it is based on Windows 10 Enterprise Edition and will allow China to manage all telemetry and what users can access on the OS.

Citrix Receiver brings Win32 apps to Windows 10 S, now available in the Windows Store

For those who thought Windows 10 S would be very limited due to its ability to only install apps via the Windows Store, lacking Win32 program support. A new app in the Windows Store, Citrix Receiver, has been updated to support the Universal Windows Platform, and now allows those on Windows 10 S to run traditional Win32 programs in a virtualised state.

Windows 10 is used on more than 50 million business PCs

A video released on Microsoft’s Windows YouTube channel shows that Windows 10 is being used on more than 50 million business PCs.

Microsoft exec says Windows 10 and Windows 10 S options will be available for Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

In addition to the Surface Laptop that runs Windows 10 S by default, a Microsoft exec has said that both the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro will be available with either Windows 10 or Windows 10 S options. In a statement, the exec said:

Surface Laptop @h0x0d

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

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