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Weekly Recap: Windows 10, Razer Phone, Xbox One X, tech tips

In case you missed it — Razer Phone unveiled, Windows 10 Redstone 4 current progress, Xbox One X Enhanced games, and and tips to get the most out of the PC.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Razer unveils its first phone designed specifically for gamers with 120Hz display, 8GB of RAM, and giant 4000mAh battery, but with these hardware it turns out to be also a great phone for everyday use.

Xbox One X is officially launching on November 7, and if you’re planning to get one, you want exactly the games that have been optimized to look amazing in the new console — here’s the list of Xbox One X Enhanced games.

Microsoft confirmed earlier this week that Surface Pro with LTE will be available starting December 1.

Windows 10 Redstone 4 is not due until 2018, but the development of the new version has started, and Microsoft has already added a number of new features and improvements.

Windows 10 version 1703, 1607, and 1511 get a small update to address black screen issue on Surface Laptops and fixes a few other problems.

Remember that if you own an Xbox One console and if you’re a Xbox Live Gold subscriber you can start downloading the first wave of free titles for November 2017 through the Games with Gold program.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Xbox One and Windows 10.

On Xbox One, you learned three customization options that you must try after installing the Fall Update to make the experience more personalized, including the steps to set a custom background image.

On Windows 10, we looked into the steps to disable those annoying ads from the Start menu.

If you own a Surface device, you now know the steps to protect your data using Bitlocker to use full drive encryption on your device.

And if you’re still wondering, the answer is yes. You can still use a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 key to activate a copy of Windows 10.

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.