Windows news recap: Notepad RichEdit enhancements, WhatsApp testing Message Reactions, and more

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

Surface Duo finally gets Your Phone's "Apps" support so you can run your favorite Android apps on your Windows PC

Your Phone "Apps" support has arrived for the Surface Duo, allowing users to run their Android apps on a Windows PC.

Surface Duo finally gets Your Phone's "Apps" support so you can run your favorite Android apps on your Windows PC - OnMSFT.com - February 26, 2022

WhatsApp UWP Beta set to get new Message Reactions feature

Message Reactions are being tested on the WhatsApp UWP Beta app. The feature allows users to react to individual messages with set emojis.

WhatsApp Beta

Microsoft details updates coming to Windows 11 Notepad

Enhancements have been made to the RichEdit function of the Notepad app on Windows 11. The list of enhancements include "Alt+x for entering Unicode characters, Ctrl+} for toggling between matching brackets/parentheses, multilevel undo, drag & drop, color emoji, block selection, and autoURL detection.".

Microsoft details updates coming to Windows 11 Notepad - OnMSFT.com - February 24, 2022

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

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