Andromeda concept in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 Redstone 5, Surface Andromeda, tech tips

In case you missed it, Surface Andromeda reportedly has been cancelled, testers get a new preview of Windows 10 Redstone 5, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Latest rumor suggests that Microsoft may not end up releasing its Surface “Andromeda” pocketable device this year.

Windows 10 build 17692 becomes the first preview of the Redstone 5 development to rollout in the Slow ring. It doesn’t introduce new features, but it ships with additional fixes.

In addition, Windows 10 build 17711 is now rolling out in the Fast ring with new Fluent Design improvements, as well as with changes in the Settings app, Registry editor, and Microsoft Edge.

Xbox One consoles are now getting the July 2018 dashboard update with features like FastStart, which prioritizes the files a game needs to start while it continues downloading the rest in the background.

Also, don’t forget to check out the updated list of Xbox 360 games that are now compatible with Xbox One.

This week’s deal recommendation includes Xbox One X PUBG and Minecraft bundles, and Surface Pro with Type Cover bundle for $799 with $360 savings.

In case you missed it, the Microsoft Store is still offering a bunch of great deals on new PCs as part of the July 4th sale event.

Also, Amazon’s Prime Day fire-sale event this year is happening on July 16, and here are all the details for the 36 hours of deals.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to enable the “Ultimate Performance” power mode to provide the absolute maximum performance for your device.

In preparation for the Windows 10 Redstone 5 update, we looked at the steps to use Storage sense to make OneDrive files online-only automatically to free up space.

You now know the steps to change the system font size on Windows 10 as the option is now back with the Redstone 5 update.

Windows 10 now includes an option to fix common problems automatically, and in this guide, we look at the steps to enable the feature to keep your device running healthy.

Starting with the Windows 10 Redstone 5 update, the Windows Security app now includes a new “Block suspicious behaviors” feature to prevent certain apps and files from infecting your device, and this guide helps you to turn the feature on.

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