Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.
Microsoft Releases Even More Out-Of-Band Patches To Fix Windows 10 Printing Issues
Following previously reported issues with printing, Microsoft has released more patches to resolve printing issues on Windows 10. Issues could include misaligned prints, blank pages, or even missing or solid colour graphics.
An out-of-band update has been released to address a printing issue on devices that applied the March 2021 security update and the out-of-band updates released on March 15, 2021 https://t.co/CF0k93rpfx
— Windows Update (@WindowsUpdate) March 19, 2021
Windows 10X May Not Be Ready Until Later This Year According To New Report
A new report suggests that Microsoft's Windows 10X operating system, its answer to Chrome OS, could be delayed until later this year, having previously been expected in the first half of this year.
With Rumored Xbox Event Coming Next Week, Phil Spencer Teases Xbox Cloud Gaming On Windows 10 And His Surface Pro X
Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, this week teased Xbox Cloud Gaming on Windows 10, raising the suggestion that a release for Cloud Gaming could be closer than we think.
— Aaron Greenberg 🙅🏼♂️💚U (@aarongreenberg) March 15, 2021
Intel’s 11th Gen Desktop Processors Are Now Available
The 11th Gen desktop processors by Intel are now available. Whilst the new processors appear to be a slight downgrade from the Core i9-10900K, Intel claims the following improvements:
- Up to 19% gen-over-gen IPC performance improvement.
- Up to 50% better integrated graphics performance with Intel UHD graphics featuring Intel Xe graphics architecture.3
- Deep Learning Boost and Vector Neural Network Instructions support to accelerate artificial intelligence (AI) inference — vastly improving performance for deep learning workloads.
- Enhanced overclocking tools and features for flexible overclocking and tuning performance and experience.
That's it for this week. We'll be back next week with more Windows 10 news.