This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft held its Ignite 2019 conference for developers and IT professionals in Florida, and during the event, the company made a lot of announcements, including for Office, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, Windows 10, Azure, and more.
The company also revealed that the next version of Microsoft Edge will be release on January 15, but initially it’ll not ship with some essential features, including support for ARM64 applications, or history and extension syncing.
Surface Pro X became available for purchase at the Microsoft Store, Amazon, and many other retailers, and shorty after the device became available, the company released the first firmware update to improve the overall performance of the tablet.
The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 also became available this week for $180.
According to sources, Microsoft is expected to remove the Cortana integration from its Android launcher app.
While Black Friday 2019 isn’t until November 28, many retailers, including Microsoft, are already unveiling the top deals arriving as soon as November 22.
As part of the 20H1 development, Windows 10 build 19018 released this week with improvements to the search experience as well as changes for Narrator and Magnifier, and the software giant also made available the ISO file for Windows 10 build 19013.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Abstract Art to refresh your desktop.
Tech tips roundup
This week, you learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to add or remove folder locations from the Photos app.
You know the steps to create a full backup of Windows 7 before upgrading to Windows 10.
If you no longer want to be part of the Reddit social website, these steps will help you to permanently delete your account.
Also, if you’re planning to build a FreeNAS server on your network to store files, you can use these steps to create a RAIDZ2 storage pool.
If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.