Windows 10 news recap: Threshold 2 UI refinements, new ads, and more

Reading time icon 2 min. read

Readers help support Windows Report. We may get a commission if you buy through our links. Tooltip Icon

Read our disclosure page to find out how can you help Windows Report sustain the editorial team Read more

Welcome back to the Windows 10 weekly news recap, where we take a look at all the biggest news stories from this week regarding Windows 10.
Windows 10 Threshold 2 is under development right now, and it appears Microsoft is continuing to refine the Windows 10 user-interface with the upcoming update, as the latest internal builds of Windows 10 now feature updated icons and UI elements. You can read more about that here.
Microsoft has released a new batch of commercials for Windows 10. While their earlier commercials features some cute toddlers, these new ads feature kids in school. There are four advertisements in total though one is mostly a compilation of other ads. We’ve embedded the ads below for your viewing pleasure.

In a post announcing that Dell and others will soon sell Surface Pros to enterprise, Microsoft also slipped in an announcement about some new features coming this month to Windows Insiders running Windows 10. The features will be rolled out to Insiders this month, on track for broader availability later this year. These features include:

  • Enterprise Data Protection (EDP), providing personal and corporate data protection “wherever data flows”
  • Microsoft Passport, to help business workers securely log in to applications, websites, and networks without a password, and
  • Windows Store for Business, allowing company owned apps and more.

Microsoft has rolled out a new cumulative update for Windows 10 this past week (KB3081455), which includes functionality improvements and resolves vulnerabilities in the operating system. This particular cumulative update addresses issues stated in seven security bulletins.
Several new Universal apps made their debut on Windows 10 this past week. These apps include an Adidas fitness app, WWE Network, an official NFL app, and a new Zomato app. Microsoft also teased a Translator 10 Beta app.
Must Read: Relax, Windows 10 doesn’t have a malicious ‘keylogger’
Stay tuned for yet another exciting week of Windows 10 news. You can keep up to date with the latest breaking Windows 10 news by bookmarking our dedicated hub here. You can also check out our library of Windows 10 tutorials here.