Microsoft Defender coming to macOS in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: April 2019 Update, Microsoft Defender for macOS, tech tips

In case you missed it, the Windows 10 April 2019 Update is now complete, Microsoft brings its antivirus to macOS, and more tech tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released Windows 10 preview build 18362 to the Slow and Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. While these previews don’t introduce new changes, it’s the first time in the development that both rings have the same build, which means that the April 2019 Update is in the final stages of completion.

As part of the 20H1 development, Microsoft also released Windows 10 build 18860 in the Skip Ahead ring with minor improvements.

In addition, Windows 10 version 1803 and older version received cumulative updates to address a slew of issues with the OS.

Microsoft announced that is working to bring its anti-malware software, Microsoft Defender ATP, to Apple macOS devices.

In preparation for the next major update of Windows 10, this week, a revised version of the ultimate guide to the April 2019 Update has been published in the site.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: The Grand Canyon National Park to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to add images to Sticky Notes.

We looked at the steps to perform a clean installation of Windows 10 with the April 2019 Update to get a fresh start with the newest feature update.

You now know the steps to uninstall inbox apps using PowerShell commands on Windows 10.

If you’re a Google Chrome user, you now know the steps to add custom keyboard shortcuts for extensions, and how to safely view untrusted websites on Chrome and Firefox using the new Microsoft Defender extension.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.