Windows 10 Redstone 4 in this weekly recap

Weekly Recap: Windows 10 updates, Xbox emulation, tech tips

In case you missed: Windows 10's Settings is about to get better, original Xbox games compatibility arrives on Xbox One, Cortana speaker from Harman Kardon now available, and more tips to get the most out of the PC.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Images from the next version of Windows 10 (Redstone 4) leaks onto the internet revealing that Microsoft is planning to redesign the Settings app including with Fluent Design elements.

Windows 10 build 17025 released with new features and improvements that users will be getting with the Redstone 4 update in early 2018.

Windows 10 adds new options in the Settings app to manage apps at startup, which means that you no longer need to configure this feature using Task Manager.

Original Xbox games compatibility finally arrives to Xbox One through emulation, but currently, you can only play a small number of games.

Harman Kardon builds the first Cortana speaker. The Harman Kardon Invoke not only features a premium built, but it also delivers amazing sound quality.

Microsoft unveils the Surface Precision Mouse, a new Logitech MX Master S2 look alike that offers better ergonomics, great accuracy and control, plus extra buttons to keep you productive with flawless scrolling.

Halloween is just around the corner, and to get in the spirit, the Microsoft Store is offering big discounts on Halloween-themed games, movies, and books.

If you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, the software giant announced the four new titles you’ll be getting through the Games with Gold program this November.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Fibonacci Sequence in Nature to refresh your desktop or multi-monitor setup.

Tech Tips

This week, you’ve learned several new tips to get the most out of your Windows 10 device, including the steps to stop apps from a previous session to re-launch automatically after your PC restarts.

The Fall Creators Update includes native support for emojis using a hardware keyboard, and in this guide, you can learn everything you need to know about the feature.

We also looked at command tool built in Windows 10 that allows you to delete files inside of any folder that hasn’t been modified on certain number of days.

Finally, you now know the steps to stop apps and services from accessing your personal information on your Microsoft Account.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.