This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released its first preview of its Microsoft Defender antivirus for Android, but it is an offering only for organizations with Microsoft Defender Security Center.
Microsoft Teams expands to regular users with the same work experience, but with features designed for consumers. You can download the app as preview on Android and iOS.
Since Mixer was not able to scale, Microsoft is shutting down the video game live streaming platform permanently on July 22 and partnering with Facebook to transition the community to Facebook Gaming. Also, the company has announced that is permanently closing all is physical retails stores across the world.
Amazon finally builds a Prime Video app for Windows 10, and it’s now available for download from the Microsoft Store. However, it hasn’t officially been announced, so you may have trouble trying to sign in.
Surface Go 2 received a new firmware update to fix pen performance and improve system stability.
Nvidia rolled out driver update version 451.48 for its RTX graphics cards bringing support for Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate and GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) scheduling feature available starting with the May 2020 Update for Windows 10.
Windows 10 build 20152 appeared this week in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program with some small fixes.
According to updated documentation, Windows 10 no longer includes the setting to defer feature updates for up to a year from the Windows Update advanced settings page to minimize confusion, since new versions of the operating system are not optional and they don’t download automatically anymore.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Clouds to refresh your desktop. Also, Microsoft unveiled the next four games that Xbox Live and Game Pass subscribers will be getting on July 2020.
Tech tips round up
This week, you also learned several tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to recover a saved password from a VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection.
We looked into the steps to fix Night Light on Windows 10.
You now know the steps to edit the hosts file to map host names to IP addresses on Windows 10.
Windows 10 has a new hardware scheduling feature allowing GPUs to manage their own memory to improve experience, and here’s how to enable the feature.
Outlook lets you schedule emails to send later, and in this guide, you will learn the steps to use the feature in Outlook.
If you must create an inventory of a folder with a lot of files, you can use PowerShell to quickly export the information to an csv file, and these are the steps to complete the task.
In addition, we looked into the steps to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, set up XAMPP as a web development environment, completely uninstall Nvidia or AMD graphics drivers using DDU (Display Driver Uninstaller), and the instructions to set up network file sharing on Windows 10.
Also, you can check this guide to learn all the available environment variables on Windows 10 to quickly browse locations on any installation.
Finally, if you are new to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, you can use this guide to learn everything that is new with the new version of the operating system.
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