What you need to know
- The Surface app for Windows 10 has a new update.
- The update brings support for the Surface Slim Pen.
- The update also has a new first run experience for pen users.
An update is available for the Surface app on Windows 10. The update brings a new first run experience for pen users and also brings support for the Surface Slim Pen. Aggiornamenti Lumia first broke the news and included details regarding version numbers.
According to Aggiornamenti Lumia, version 42.603 is for the Surface Pro X. The update that's rolling out to other devices is version 42.602.139.0. The main change listed for version 42.602.139.0 is the addition of a first run experience which is outlined in the app's changelog.
First run experience for Pen users. The experience launches immediately on 2 Pen triggers: a) undock the pen from its charger or b) touch the pen tip to the screen (for about a second). The experience guides the user through setting preferences and explaining pen usage in Office and other apps. The experience will only happen once per user, it should not launch once it has finished.
The Surface app is a useful tool that allows you to customize Surface devices.
The Surface Pro X releases on November 19. It supports the new Slim Pen that can either be stored in a cradle that comes with the pen or inside the Surface Pro X Signature Keyboard.
Windows 10 on ARM
The lightest and thinnest Pro available
Available in a few different configurations, the thinnest and lightest Surface Pro to date is now available for preorder.
This bundle includes the Surface Pro X Signature Keyboard that features Alcantara and the Surface Slim Pen that charges wirelessly within the keyboard.
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
Twitter PWA picks up a simple tweet scheduler in latest update
Twitter's PWA is now showing a tweet scheduler, which was previously only in testing for some users. The feature has long been a part of TweetDeck, but it is now available to anyone using twitter.com or the Twitter progressive web apps, including from the Microsoft Store.
Best Minecraft Dungeons character builds we've found so far
Minecraft Dungeons is a game all about the loot. As such, we thought we'd share some of the endgame builds we're currently using, that might help you get started with your own creations.
Check out these excellent Windows 10 laptops that come with LTE support
Need a quality Windows 10 laptop that can stay connected while on the go? Check out this roundup of the best devices complete with LTE modem.
Set up a Surface Pro workstation with one of these external monitors
The Surface Pro is great on its own, but that doesn't mean you can't add one or two external monitors to it and create a sweet battlestation. Here are the best overall picks available now.