Windows 10 news recap: The Guardian ends support for Windows 10 app, video shows Surface Pen in use on a Windows phone and more

Jack Wilkinson

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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.

Support ends for The Guardian’s Windows 10 app

The Guardian is ending support for its Windows 10 app, due to low usage and the cost of supporting it. Users with the app already installed will be able to continue to use it, but won’t receive any further updates, and it won’t be possible to download it via the Microsoft Store.

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New video shows Microsoft’s Surface Pen working on a Windows phone

Even with diminishing hopes of a mobile future for Microsoft, information on past endeavours still pop up every now and then, one of them being a video showing the Surface Pen in use on a Windows phone device.

Along with tabs, searching your email and contacts is coming soon to Cortana in Windows 10

Windows 10 will soon be seeing an improved Cortana experience, with Microsoft’s personal assistant receiving the ability to search through email and contacts.

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Fonts and additional language resources for Windows 10 start to appear in the Microsoft Store online

In what is likely to be seen as a very welcome change from the likes of designers and developers, Microsoft is making it easier to add fonts and additional language resources to Windows 10, via the Microsoft Store. In the future, users will be able to install fonts right from the store on Windows 10.

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