Xbox Series X external storage / source Microsoft

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 news, Xbox Series X, tech tips 

In case you missed it, Xbox Series X received its first system update, Windows Feature Experience Pack rolled out for Windows 10, new Insider preview released for testers, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: The Xbox Series X received the first system update, which introduces dynamic backgrounds and several interface improvements. 

Microsoft made available the first Windows Feature Experience Pack, which is a new type of update that allows the company to improve features independently without the need to wait until the next major release of Windows 10. 

In other Windows 10 news, a preview of the next Patch Tuesday update for version 2004 is now available an optional install with a slew of fixes expected to arrive in January 2021. 

Windows 10 build 20270 released in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program with several small improvements, but not new features, since the company is now slowing down previews until next year. 

Surface Pro 6, Pro 5, Surface Laptop first and second gen received a new firmware update in December to fix audio problems, battery life, and integration between services. 

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Painting in Light theme to refresh your desktop. 

Tech tips roundup 

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to retrieve the system product key using ProduKey. 

You now know the steps to set the default input and output devices per application on Windows 10. Also, we looked into the instructions to check the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) temperature using Task Manager. 

If you are having problems with your computer or want to sell it, you can wipe the hard drive clean and reinstall Windows 10 in at least two ways, and in this guide, you will learn the steps to complete this task. 

On Microsoft Edge, you learned the steps to assign name for each window to make it easier to find and switch between contents, how to move tabs between profiles, and how to reset settings to fix problems.

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