Windows 10 news recap: Your Phone Apps feature generally available, Surface Laptop 1 and 2 gain battery charging improvements, and more

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Surface Laptop 1 and Surface Laptop 2 get new firmware updates with battery charging improvements

New firmware updates have been released for both the original Surface Laptop and the Surface Laptop 2. The new firmware updates deliver improvements to battery charging to help maintain the longevity of the battery.

Surface Laptop 2

Windows 10’s Your Phone app gains general support for Android smartphone apps

Your Phone has been rolling out an update that enables the ability to see and access Android apps on Windows 10 devices. This new apps feature is now generally available, so all supported Android devices, along with a Windows 10 device, should be able to make use of this new feature, helping provide a new way of using the apps on your smartphone.

Microsoft Your Phone app.
Microsoft Your Phone app.

Windows 10 Twitter app gets new Quote Tweet labelling and improved emoji picking

The Twitter app for Windows 10 has received a new update that adjusts how retweets with comments are displayed, from “Retweets with comments” to “Quote Tweets”. In addition, the ability to pick emojis has been improved. You can see the full list of changes here.

Copyright Marisa Allegra Williams (@marisa) for Twitter, Inc.

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

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