This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft releases fixes to stop wiping out users’ files after installing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The fixes are available as a cumulative update that bumps the version number to build 17763.55 for those who already installed the feature update. In addition, the company released Windows 10 build 17763.17 that also includes the fixes to prevent data loss, but it’s available as a preview for participants of the Windows Insider Program.
Google unveiled its new flagship phones, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL during its press event in New York City. Also, the company introduce the Pixel Slate tablet, and the new Google Home Hub.
On gaming, Microsoft announced Project xCloud, a new game streaming service compatible with computers, phones, and consoles.
The Xbox One October 2018 update is now available, and introduces several new features, including the Xbox Avatars experience, Dolby Vision support, and you can now use the Amazon Alexa to control your Xbox One.
As we’re still waiting for Microsoft to re-release the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), now we know that the operating system no longer includes the basic printer and scanner drivers.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Bing Fall Colors to refresh your desktop.
This week, you also learned a few tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to sync your Windows 10 Sticky Notes with your Android phone, and you now know the steps to enable tablet mode.
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