Windows 10 news recap: Surface app now lets you know when warranty ends, Firefox adds Windows Hello authentication, 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.

Windows 10 Surface app now tells users when their warranty ends

To make it easier for Surface device owners to know when their warranty expires, Microsoft now lets you know when the warranty ends on your Surface device via the Surface companion app.

Microsoft releases patch to notify Windows 7 users about upcoming end of support

As support for Windows 7 nears its end, Microsoft is issuing a new patch to Windows 7 that notifies users of the upcoming end of support date, 14th January 2020.

Mozilla Firefox browser adds Windows Hello authentication support

Firefox’s latest version, 66.0, adds support for Windows Hello authentication. When browsing supported websites, users will be able to use their Windows Hello authentication method (fingerprint, face, etc) to log-in to the website.

Mozilla Firefox browser on Windows 10

Leonardo drawing app comes to the Windows 10 Microsoft Store

Graphics programs just seem to keep popping up in the Microsoft Store on Windows 10. The Leonardo drawing app is the latest app to arrive in the Microsoft Store, allowing you to unleash your creativity.

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