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Weekly Digest: Windows 11 22H2, Xbox streaming dongle, tech tips

In case you missed it, an Xbox gaming dongle is in the works, WSA will expand to more countries, Windows 11 22H2 reached RTM, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft has confirmed that it’s building an Xbox streaming dongle codenamed Keystore that brings the Xbox Cloud Gaming to any TV or monitor without a console.

During the Build 2022 developer conference, Microsoft revealed that the Windows Subsystem for Android is coming to more countries in the coming months. The news comes days after the Android 12.1 update began rolling out for Insiders in the Dev Channel introducing new features and visual changes.

The company is also working on a unified version of OneNote with a new interface and features. Furthermore, Microsoft plans to expand the Windows 11 widgets platform to developers, and it’s working on a new feature that will allow users to restore apps from the Microsoft Store in new installations.

The next feature update (version 22H2) of Windows 11 has been finalized, which means that build 22621 will be the final build that the company is expected to ship as the final version during the second half of 2022.

As part of the active development process, Windows 11 build 25126 was released this week with tweaks in the Accounts settings and several fixes.

Microsoft also made Windows 11 build 22000.708 (KB5014019) available as an optional update with fixes and improvements expected to arrive during the next Patch Tuesday update. Also, Windows 10 build 19044.1739 (KB5014023) started rolling out as an optional update with non-security fixes and various improvements.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to disable the drag to the top of screen Snap layouts feature on Windows 11 22H2.

You now know how to use another computer as a second monitor on Windows 11.

We looked into the steps to use and manage virtual desktops, disconnect a display without unplugging the cable, and the different ways to perform a clean install of Windows 11.

On Windows 10, you now know the steps to fix Wi-Fi issues, determine the files taking the most space on the hard drive, and enable Offline files.

If you have the latest preview of Windows 11 from the Dev Channel, you can use these steps to disable Suggested actions and the desktop search widget.