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Weekly Digest: Windows 10 version 1809 re-releases, Xbox One keyboard and mouse support, tech tips

In case you missed it, the October 2018 Update is available (again), Xbox One gets support for keyboard and mouse, Microsoft reveals Black Friday deals, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft finally re-released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), and it’s now available through Windows Update as well as a manual download using the Media Creation Tool, Update Assistant, and using the ISO file.

In addition, Windows 10 build 18282, as part of the 19H1 development, released this week for testers with significant new improvements, including a new true system light theme and smarter Active Hours. (You can also check out the video review highlighting all the new features and changes in the latest preview.)

Windows 10 version 1809, version 1803, version 1709, version 1703, and older versions receive a new cumulative update to address a number of problems with the operating system.

On gaming, Microsoft announced that Xbox One is getting support to play games with keyboard and mouse.

Black Friday 2018 is just around the corner, and Microsoft already unveiled that it’ll be lowering the price for its Xbox One X by $100, bringing the console to its lowest price ever, $399.99.

Also, the Microsoft Store has already revealed all the deals for Black Friday 2018, which includes big discounts on Surface devices and Windows 10 computers and laptops.

If you’re in the market for a true mobile device, the Surface Go with Advanced LTE is now available for pre-order at the Microsoft Store.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Festival Of The Lights to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned several tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to upgrade to the October 2018 Update using the Update Assistant.

We also looked at the steps to download the ISO file for Windows 10 version 1809 directly without need to use the Media Creation Tool.

You now know the steps to upgrade your device to the October 2018 Update doing an in-place upgrade or clean installation.

If you want to learn more about the new changes shipping with the October 2018 Update, you can check this updated guide.

As part of the Windows 10 19H1 development, you know the steps to switch to the new full light theme coming in 2019.

If you want a more private browsing experiencing on your phone, you can use this guide to set CloudFlare’s service as your default DNS server on Android and iOS.

If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.