Windows 10 version 1803 in the Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 version 1803, Xbox Spring Update, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft pushes two new previews of the next big Windows 10 update, new features coming to Xbox One revealed, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released two new test previews of the Windows 10 version 1803 (Redstone 4) development, including build 17110 and build 17112. These new releases are minor updates with some improvements as the company prepares the OS for its official launch sometime in March or April.

Alongside the Redstone 4 update, Microsoft is also planning to release the Xbox Spring Update with a bunch of new improvements and features for all consoles, including the original Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X.

Surface Laptop and Surface Pro 3 received new firmware updates to improve battery stability and mitigate the Specter security vulnerability.

Microsoft also announced that is helping Intel to distribute microcode patches on a continuous  effort to mitigate the Specter and Meltdown security vulnerabilities. If you have a Skylake device, you can now download the KB4090007 from the Microsoft Update Catalog to mitigate the vulnerabilities on your device.

During Mobile World Congress (MWC2018) Lenovo introduced the new Yoga 730 laptop with far field microphone array and Amazon Alexa built-in.

This week, we also looked at the 7 best hidden features coming with Windows 10 Redstone 4.

You can now start downloading the first two Xbox games available for free to members through the Games with Gold program for the month of March.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Bing Fan Favorites II to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a few new tips to get the most out of your PC, including the steps to add multiple display languages on Windows 10 (version 1803).

In preparation to the Redstone 4 rollout, we looked at the steps you have to follow to avoid problems installing Windows 10 version 1803 when it releases in the coming weeks.