Windows 10 news recap: Windows 10 S may become “S Mode”, Windows 10 overtakes Windows 7’s internet usage share 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.

Surprise: Next major Windows 10 update might be called the Spring Creators Update

The next major update to Windows 10 will be on its way in a couple months, and Microsoft may have inadvertently leaked the name of the update, as if we couldn’t guess. The potential name of the next update is the Spring Creators Update.

Windows 10 S is reportedly being replaced with “S Mode” for other Windows 10 editions

It’s reported that Microsoft may be ditching Windows 10 S as a standalone version of Windows 10, and instead making an “S Mode” for all users, allowing users to opt for a Microsoft Store-only mode if they so wish.

Windows 10 Build 2017

Office 2019 will only run on Windows 10, Windows 10 support extended, Microsoft announces

The next iteration of Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity applications, Office 2019, will only run on Windows 10, not previous versions of Windows.

Statcounter: Windows 10 overtakes Windows 7 as the most popular Windows version for Internet usage

Windows 10 has been slowly working its way through Windows 7’s market share, and now Statcounter is showing that Windows 10 has finally overtaken Windows 7 as the most popular Windows version for internet usage.

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