In addition, Windows 10 build 18282, as part of the 19H1 development, was released this week for testers with significant new improvements, including a new true system light theme and smarter Active Hours. (You can also check out the video review highlighting all the new features and changes in the latest preview.) Windows 10 version 1809, version 1803, version 1709, version 1703, and older versions receive a new cumulative update to address a number of problems with the operating system. On gaming, Microsoft announced that Xbox One is getting support to play games with a keyboard and mouse. Black Friday 2018 is just around the corner, and Microsoft already unveiled that it’ll be lowering the price for its Xbox One X by $100, bringing the console to its lowest price ever, $399.99. Also, the Microsoft Store has already revealed all the deals for Black Friday 2018, which include big discounts on Surface devices and Windows 10 computers and laptops. If you’re in the market for a true mobile device, the Surface Go with Advanced LTE is now available for pre-order at the Microsoft Store. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Festival Of The Lights to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned several tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to upgrade to the October 2018 Update using the Update Assistant. We also looked at the steps to download the ISO file for Windows 10 version 1809 directly without the need to use the Media Creation Tool. You now know the steps to upgrade your device to the October 2018 Update by doing an in-place upgrade or clean installation. If you want to learn more about the new changes in shipping with the October 2018 Update, you can check this updated guide. As part of the Windows 10 19H1 development, you know the steps to switch to the new full-light theme coming in 2019. If you want a more private browsing experience on your phone, you can use this guide to set CloudFlare’s service as your default DNS server on Android and iOS. 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.