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Weekly Digest: Windows 10 RTM, Microsoft Linux, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft releases its version of Linux, Windows 10 version 1803 gets closer to public release, new Redstone 5 update rolls out to testers, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft reveals its first version of Linux. It’s called “Azure Sphere,” and it’s available now for IoT devices.

Windows 10 build 17134 rolled out in the Fast ring fixing the blocking bug that caused the delay of version 1803. And only a few days later the same preview is now available in the Slow and Release Preview rings getting the update closer to a public release.

As part of the Redstone 5 development, Windows 10 build 17650 also released this week with improvements for Windows Defender Security Center.

Windows 10 Creators Update and Anniversary Update get a second wave of patches in April addressing a slew of issues with those versions.

Microsoft gets spotted using the “Windows 10 April 2018 Update” name in a video suggesting that this may just be the final marketing name the company is planning to use for Windows 10 version 1803.

Windows Defender Browser Protection extension releases for Google Chrome to add an extra layer of protection to protect users against malicious sites.

Microsoft announces that OneNote 2016 will be replaced with the OneNote app for Windows 10 starting with Office 2019 later this year. While you’ll continue to be able to use the old version, the company will stop adding new features, and it’s planning to eventually discontinue the desktop version of the app.

If you’re concern about Facebook tracking your every move on the internet when using your browser, Firefox has created an extension called “Facebook Container” that creates a special tab that isolates your Facebook session from any other activities.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: World National Parks 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 set up a proxy server and fix hibernation problems.

We looked at the different ways you can check if the network traffic is going through the DNS resolver you set on your network or computer.

If you’re seeing a lot of events in your calendar app or in Outlook, we also outlined the steps to disable Outlook’s automatic events from emails feature.

Finally, if you’re using Microsoft Launcher, now you know at least one workaround to enable the Cortana integration in any unsupported region.

If you have any questions about the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, remember that you can submit them in the Pureinfotech forums.