Windows 10 news recap: Skype gets texting, Desktop Bridge open for business and more

Email Twitter: @TheJackah Sep 18th, 2016 inNews

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.

Microsoft lets go of team working on Windows 10 for Band, could delay or cancel release of Band 3

If you were holding out for the Band 3, it might be time to consider other options – as Microsoft reportedly scraps the team working to bring Windows 10 to the Band, leaving the future of its Band device in question.

Office Lens now available for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, even HoloLens

Microsoft has released Office Lens for Windows 10 PC, tablet and HoloLens, allowing users to save whiteboards and drawings in greater quality without having to modify anything manually.

Skype Preview app for Windows 10 enables SMS support and more

After a lot of back-and-forth surrounding cross-device SMS, Microsoft finally appears to have settled on integrating it into Skype, with SMS support being added in the latest preview build.

The first wave of Windows 10 apps using the Desktop Bridge are headed for the Windows Store

The classic Win32 programs are now making their way to the Windows Store in a UWP wrapper, allowing them to be sandboxed, thanks to the Desktop Bridge.

Here’s the build that released this week:

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