Windows 10 news recap: attacks Google with new ads, OneDrive placeholders making a comeback, and more

Jack Wilkinson

Windows 10 - 50 million business PCs

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.

ORIGIN PC announces new EVO15-S Windows 10 laptop at E3 2017

At E3, ORIGIN PC announced a new Windows 10 laptop that is built for gaming, the EVO15-S. Here are the specs:

  • Optional 15.6” 4K-UHD (3840×2160) or a FHD (1920*1080) HD IPS display
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
  • Built-in HD Webcam
  • Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming 360˚
  • 2x USB Type C 3.1, 3x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0, and a 6-in-1 Push-Push Card reader
  • Backlit multi-color keyboard and optional custom paint

New Microsoft ads fire shots at Google, show why Windows 10 is better for business, education

Anyone remember Scroogle? Well, Microsoft seems to be at it again. Directly attacking some of Google’s products in its latest Windows 10 ads directed at business and educational usage.

OneDrive On-Demand placeholders now work in Windows 10 build 16215, here’s how

Hoorah! OneDrive placeholders are making a comeback, allowing you to access the files in OneDrive without actually downloading them to your Windows 10 PC. Currently in preview, OneDrive On-Demand placeholders now work in build 16215.

OneDrive FIles On-Demand Message

That’s all the top Windows 10 news for this week, we’ll be back next week with more!