Windows 10 news recap: Windows 10 S announced, over 300 million active users and more

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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.

Microsoft Research shows off simultaneous thumb and pen interaction on Windows 10 tablets

In a new video, Microsoft Research has shown how simultaneous thumb and pen input could work on a Windows 10 tablet, enabling seamless input between the two methods.

Microsoft introduces Windows 10 S

At its education-focused event earlier this week, Microsoft introduced its next edition of Windows 10, known as Windows 10 S. It is a slimmed-down edition of the standard OS, only allowing apps from the Windows Store to be installed.

Windows 10 now has over 300 million daily active users

As people continue to adopt Windows 10, Microsoft has now released a new statistic on Windows 10 usage, stating that there are over 300 milion daily active users of the company’s latest OS.

Google’s Prabhakar Raghavan: Windows 10 S and Surface Laptop are “a validation of our approach”

A Google exec has spoken out about Microsoft’s renewed push into the education space with Windows 10 S and its Surface Laptop, saying that it is “a validation of our approach.”

That’s it for this week – we’ll be back next week with more!

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