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Tech Recap: Android 7.0 Nougat, Windows 10, Xbox One

Android 7.0 Nougat rollout begins, Windows 10 gets updated twice in one week, Xbox Games with Gold for September 2016, and more.

This week on Pureinfotech: Google finally begins the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat to select devices. It’s a new update with over 250 new feature and it’s available for Nexus devices first, and then it’s up to manufacturers to push out the over-the-air (OTA) update. Sony, Samsung, and HTC are among the first companies preparing the releases Android Nougat to a select number of phones and tablets.

If you don’t own a Nexus device and you want to skip the waiting line, there is an easy way to get Android 7.0 Nougat on your phone or tablet right now, and here’s how.

In addition, this week I added a number of helpful guides to get started with the new version of Google’s mobile operating system, including a walk through to use multiple languages simultaneously on your Android device, and the steps to personalize your Google Keyboard with themes or colors on Nougat.

You also learned the steps to customize the new display scaling on your Android phone or tablet, and how to prevent going over your data usage using the Nougat Data saver feature.

On Windows 10, servicing pack KB3176936 released for those users running the Release Preview version of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update with only stability improvements. Microsoft also rolled out cumulative update KB3176938 for PC and Mobile to the Slow and Release Preview rings with a slew of improvements and fixes for version 1607.

In addition, Microsoft made an early announcement of the new four free games Xbox owners will be getting in September 2016, as part of the Games with Gold program.

This week, I updated the Xbox One Backward Compatibility list with all the Xbox 360 games you can play on your Xbox One console right now.

I have also added a new page, which I plan to keep updating, detailing all the countries and languages Cortana is currently available.

Finally, in case you missed it, a set of images of the upcoming Sony’s PlayStation 4 slim recently leaked onto the web giving us a first look at the new console design.

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