Windows 10 news recap: May 2019 Update to require 32GB of storage, Google Chrome gets a dark mode, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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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 May 2019 Update to require 32GB of storage

The next update for Windows 10, scheduled for next month, is set to increase the minimum storage requirements to 32GB. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update will bring this new storage requirement, rising from 16GB to 32GB, for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10.

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OneNote UWP to receive a page template feature, page sorting, in upcoming update

OneNote is to receive a new update that is “coming up soon” that will add a new page template feature, as well as the ability to sort/filter pages.

Google starts rolling out native dark mode support in Chrome version 74, but you can enable it now

Google Chrome on Windows 10 is finally receiving a native dark mode. Version 74 is rolling out to users and if Windows 10 is set to its native dark theme, Chrome will automatically switch to its dark mode.

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Microsoft confirms it won’t remove MS Paint from Windows 10 for now

To the applause of Windows veterans, Microsoft has confirmed that it won’t be removing Microsoft Paint from Windows 10, for now at least, despite previously stating that Paint could be removed in a future version of Windows 10. Ultimately, the company aims to replace Paint with Paint 3D.

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