Windows 10 news recap: a look at Windows Mixed Reality, Windows 10 market share stalls 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.

Windows 10 market share stalls according to new data

Despite Microsoft’s initial goal of wanting 1 billion devices running Windows 10, it appears the trend of increasing usage has come to a halt, as market share begins to stall, according to NetMarketShare.

Netmarketshare Windows Feburary 2017

Windows 10 usage on Steam dropped for last two months in a row

In addition to NetMarketShare reporting that market share is stalling, Steam’s latest Hardware Survey data shows Windows 10 usage has dropped for 2 consecutive months.

Steam hardware survey february 2017

Take a look at Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality in action

Windows Mixed Reality is Microsoft’s answer to Mixed Reality in Windows 10. Bringing the computing experience and the user into a virtual world via a headset. Watch as Sean Ong shows what Windows Mixed Reality currently looks like:

New Windows “hero” wallpaper spotted in latest Windows 10 cloud build

The latest build for Windows 10 Cloud shows a new Windows “hero” wallpaper, one that has become well-known on the Windows 10 desktop.

Slack updates their Windows 10 app with cool new improvements

Slack has released a fairly significant update for its Windows 10 app, which brings performance enhancements, spellcheck for more languages, improved help documentation and more.

Slack Windows 10 App

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