This week on PUREinfoTech: Microsoft releases three test previews of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, including build 16296, build 16294, and build 16291 adding more bug fixes to stabilize the update for the October 17 worldwide rollout. (Also, check out the hands-on video review with this week’s Windows 10 Insider Preview builds.)
The Windows Store on Windows 10 gets renamed to Microsoft Store as it appears the company will start selling devices and accessories along with apps and games through the Store app.
A new rumor surfaced this week suggesting that Microsoft is working on a new project called Andromeda OS that aims to make Windows 10 fully modular.
Xbox One X standard edition goes on preorder worldwide. Microsoft details the benefits of the new console on 1080p TVs, points out that games will look better than on Xbox One S, and says that it’s worth the money, even though you may not have a 4K TV. In addition, we looked at five additional features coming with the Xbox One Fall Creators Update.
Surface Pro 4 gets second firmware update in September bringing new driver updates.
Finally, if you’re looking to refresh your desktop, don’t forget to download the Color Explosion theme for Windows 10.
Help & How-To
This week, you also learn a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to set up a dual-boot system with Ubuntu Linux.
We looked at four different ways to configure a static IP address on Windows 10 and why you should do it.
And you now know the steps to check if your computer includes support of Windows Mixed Reality.
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) is just around the corner, and even though I have already written a lot of guides and shared a vast amount of information on this new version, remember that you can submit your questions about version 1709 (consumer) in the PUREinfoTech forums. (I’ll do my best to answer them all so you can be ready for the update.)