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Weekly Digest: Windows 10 April 30 release, Xbox version 1804, tech tips

In case you missed it, the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) is coming on April 30, Xbox One April update rolls out with new features, iTunes arrives to the Microsoft Store, and more tips to get the most out of you PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft finally confirms that its next major update for devices will release on Monday April 30, 2018, and it’ll be called “Windows 10 April 2018 Update.” However, on April 30, the new version will be available for manual download, and then on May 8, it’ll be available on Windows Update.

Along with the announcement, the company also made available a final quality update for the April 2018 Update (version 1803) bumping the build number to 17134.5.

If you want to know everything that’s coming with the new update for Windows 10, check out this comprehensive guide, which I’ve updated with all the details you need to know.

The iTunes app for Windows 10 finally arrives to the Microsoft Store, and you can download it now.

As part of the Redstone 5 development, Microsoft is also working on a new edition of Windows 10 currently known as “Lean.”

Windows 10 build 17655 makes its way to the Fast ring with the Skip Ahead option for testers, but this particular release doesn’t include any new features.

In addition, Windows 10 update KB4093105 has released as a massive cumulative update to address a number of issues with the Fall Creators Update. The Xbox One April update recently started rolling, and you can check everything that’s new with the new version in this guide. And Microsoft announced an additional eleven Xbox 360 games compatible with Xbox One making the list of backward compatibility games surpass the 500 games mark.

The Xbox games that Live Gold members will be getting in May have been announced, and in case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Forgotten Relics to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to download the April 2018 Update ISO file without having to use the Media Creation Tool.

The steps to set your Xbox One to automatically switch between the light and the dark theme based on time of day.

Google Chrome will be soon introducing a new interface design, and in this guide, you now know the steps to get an early look at the new UI.

If you’re a Windows Insider, you can use these steps to enable the early version of the dark theme File Explorer on Windows 10.

Windows 10 version 1803 also brings support for Progressive Web Apps, and this guide, you can see all the available apps in the Microsoft Store that you can download and start using now.

With the April 2018 Update fast approach, remember that now is the time to block it, if you’re not ready to start using it. Or if you’re ready, also check out this guide with everything you need to know to avoid problems for a successful upgrade.

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.