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Weekly Digest: Windows 10, Xbox Project Scarlett, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft reveals release date for Xbox Project Scarlett and xCloud, introduces new Xbox Elite controller, Windows 10 gets a bunch of updates, iCloud app comes to the Microsoft Store, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft announced that the next generation of Xbox consoles (codenamed Project Scarlett) will launch in 2020, and the new game streaming service, xCloud, will be available in beta sometime in October.

The company also unveiled its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, which you can preorder now.

In addition, Microsoft introduced the Xbox Game Pass for PC and a new Xbox app for Windows 10 to discover, download, and launch PC games.

Also, the company published the last batch of backwards compatible games as the program comes to an end. Here’s the complete list of Xbox original and Xbox 360 games that you can play on Xbox One.

This week, Microsoft released the ISO file for Windows 10 build 18912 for those testers who prefer to do an in-place upgrade or clean installation of the OS.

Windows 10 build 18917 became available in the Fast ring as part of the 20H1 development with a few new features and improvements.

The Windows 10 May 2019 Update as well as the October 2018 Update and older versions received a new cumulative update to resolve a number of issues.

During E3 2019, AMD revealed that the May 2019 Update includes some specific changes to help Ryzen processors to run faster and more efficiently.

Apple and Microsoft bring the iCloud app to Microsoft Store.

Also, this week, Windows 10 20H1 guide has been updated to include all the latest changes and improvements coming in 2020.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Dogs In Shades to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a few new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to set the default GPU for apps.

You now know the steps to use Robocopy to transfer files over the network fast.

If you’re a macOS user, you can use these steps to use a Windows device to rescue your Apple computer.

Microsoft is now letting anyone to change their Xbox gamertag to anything you want, and here are the steps to do it.

Finally, the company is running a promotion that will convert whatever time is left on your Xbox Live Gold subscription to an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate potentially saving you a lot of money, and here’s how to get the deal.

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