This week on PUREinfoTech: If you’re in the market for a new laptop, tablet, phone, big screen TV, or really any gadget, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are some of the best days of the year to get them. However, finding the best tech deal can be a chore, so to make it a little easier, this week a published the best deals from the Microsoft Store and another list rounding up the best Black Friday deals from Best Buy, Amazon, and Microsoft.
Windows 10 Creators Update build 14971 released to the Fast ring this week without new features within the operating system, but Microsoft Edge received a few improvements, Microsoft introduced a new Get Office app, and Paint 3D now becomes the default app on Windows 10.
I also created a new hands-on video highlighting all the new changes for Windows 10 build 14971 that you shouldn’t miss.
Do you want to know all the features coming in the Creators Update for Windows 10? In the new Windows 10 Creators Update features page, you’ll find the most complete list of features and changes coming to the next major update of the operating system. And don’t forget to keep checking the page, as it will get updated as more improvements become available.
If you own a Surface Book, you can now download a firmware update to improve video and touch drivers.
Help & How-To
This week you learned a few new tricks on Skype, PC, and Android, including the steps to disable the power button camera shortcut on Android to prevent accidentally opening the camera app as you put your phone in your pocket. You also learned the steps to merge your Skype ID with a Microsoft account to keep information more secure.
On Windows 10, you learned how to use Cortana to create lists and how to integrate them with Wunderlist to access more features.
Finally, you also now know the steps to create a backup of your computer drivers using command lines, which can be very handy when reinstalling Windows 10.
If you missed any of the new stories, you can catch up with everything that happened this week and past articles here.
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