Windows 10 build 15019 on this Tech Recap

Tech Recap: Windows 10 and Xbox One updates, Help & How-To

Windows 10 is getting new features, first Xbox One Creators Update releases, and new tips to get the most out of your device.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Microsoft ships Windows 10 build 15019 for PC in the Fast ring. This new release is part of the Creators Update, and it includes various new features and enhancements, including Game Mode, Beam integration, a new Troubleshoot settings page to fix common Windows 10 problems, “Blue Light” becomes “Night Light”, Microsoft Edge now reads books aloud, and a lot more.

Cumulative update KB3216755 rolls out for Windows 10 version 1607 addressing a number of issues, but it’s only available through the Release Preview ring at the moment of this writing.

Microsoft released the first Creators Update preview for Xbox One. In this update, you’ll find an updated version of the Home dashboard to get tasks done faster. The Xbox One Creators Update includes a new updated Guide with new options, and new media control playback for background music. In addition, there are new Cortana, System Update, and Accessibility improvements.

In addition, four new games have been announced for Xbox Live Gold members as part of the Games with Gold program for February 2017.

Help & How-To

This week you learned a few new tips on Windows 10, including the steps to set your Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection as metered to save data on capped internet connections.

On the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is removing the Command Prompt from the Power User menu, and now you know how to bring the option back to the menu.

You learned to configure and enable Game Mode on Windows 10, and all the new features included in Windows Defender Security Center.

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