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Windows 10 news recap: Surface Book 2 pre-orders open, Surface devices arrive in the Microsoft Store app 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.

Windows Mixed Reality to get SteamVR video games on November 15

With Windows Mixed Reality headsets now being on the market, users will want something to use them for. From November 15th, Windows Mixed Reality will support SteamVR games, adding a host of other titles to use with the Mixed Reality headsets.

Pre-orders open for Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 laptops in several regions

Microsoft’s latest Surface Book, the Surface Book 2, has opened its doors to pre-orders in certain regions, so those looking to get their hands on Microsoft’s latest Surface device should get their pre-orders in.

Microsoft Surface devices come to the Microsoft Store app

Microsoft has now added its range of Surface devices to the Microsoft Store app, as part of Microsoft’s unification of the Microsoft Store online.

Latest Windows 10 Insider build 17035 introduces Near Share to easily share files between PCs

Similar to Apple’s AirDrop, Microsoft is finally getting around to adding a simple PC-to-PC file sharing option, called Near Share. The feature is currently in Windows 10 Insider builds, but makes it far easier to share files among various Windows 10 PCs.

Near Share

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

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