Surface Studio first and second generation received a new firmware update, and on a related note, Surface Laptop 3 is rumored to have a 15-inch variant. In preparation to the Windows 10 fall update, in this guide, you’ll have a better understanding about version 1909, including release date information, installation, reasons to upgrade, and recommendations to block the update (if needed). If you’re still using Windows 7, and planning to upgrade to Windows 10, you should read this to save money during the upgrade process. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Japanese Landscapes 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 set up File History to backup your files to an external drive. In preparation to Windows 10 version 1909, you learned the steps to uninstall the update when it’s causing problems. We also looked at the steps to enable the new global media controls in Google Chrome. The steps to enable dark mode for the Outlook app as well as the steps to backup your accounts using the Microsoft Authenticator app. 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.