The web version of Outlook is getting Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive integration, and some users are already seeing a preview of this new feature. Windows 10 build 19030 and build 19028 released this week, and while build 19028 didn’t introduce significant changes, build 19030 removed the watermark on the lower-right corner signaling that the update is nearly complete. Surface Book, Surface Laptop, and Surface Pro received a new firmware update to improve network connectivity, prevent processor throttling, and minimize bugchecks. Microsoft confirms that is removing Cortana from Android and iOS in January 2020. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Stars At Night to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to use Robocopy to transfer files super-fast over the network. You now know the steps to set a static TCP/IP configuration on Windows 10. In addition, we looked at the steps to enable IE Mode on Chromium Edge, create a macOS bootable USB using Windows 10, as well as the steps to install and configure XAMPP to set up a web development environment. Also, you now know the list of environment variables available on Windows 10. If you’re still new to the November 2019 Update, you can check out this guide with all the new features and changes, and these instructions to upgrade to the new version using the Update Assistant tool. Finally, to improve privacy and security while browsing the internet, we looked at the steps to enable DNS over HTTPS (DoH) on Chrome as well as on Firefox. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.