Windows 10 news recap: Netflix embracing HoloLens and VR, new Windows 10 wearable and more

Jack Wilkinson

Windows 10

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.

Groove Music gets NEON features, music videos on Windows 10 PCs

Apps in the Windows Store have begun rolling out updates to elements that bring a bit of Project NEON design to them. Now, Groove Music is one of those apps. Not only has it received the touch of NEON, the app now offers the option to play music videos while you listen along.

MEGA is working on a new Universal App for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, accepting beta testers

Cloud storage service MEGA is working on releasing a new Windows 10 app that will support both PCs and mobile. The company is currently looking for beta testers who want to provide feedback on the app.

MEGA Windows 10 Automatic Photo Upload

Netflix will be embracing Microsoft’s HoloLens with support for HoloLens and VR devices on Windows 10

In the spirit of app updates and new apps, Netflix has also been found to be working on an update to its Windows 10 app offering. The company is working on supporting Microsoft’s HoloLens and VR devices, potentially similar to how it does so with Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR.

Windows Netflix app

Surprising new Windows 10 wearable announced

In an unexpected move, Microsoft has announced a new wearable that runs Windows 10. Known as the TrekStor IoT, it comes with a 1.54-inch screen, however, not too much is known about the device. It will, though, be able to run UWP apps.

TrekStor IoT wearable

Businesses are adopting Windows 10 faster than Windows 7

A new report, released by Gartner, has concluded that businesses are adopting to Windows 10 quicker than they did so with Windows 7, showing that businesses are being more agile in upgrading their systems to the latest operating system by Microsoft, despite their slow upgrade nature in general.

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