Author: Microsoft reporter

You can now pre-order an Xbox One X in the UK

Xbox One X Console Controller Front Tilt Top

The Xbox One X can be pre-ordered from today, Microsoft has announced. Gamers can now reserve the most powerful console ever made from select retailers and the Microsoft Store ahead of its release on November 7. On Tuesday, videogame retailer Game tweeted: “Get ready. The most powerful console in the … Read more »

The number of schoolchildren who could learn digital skills just exploded

Teacher standing in front of large monitor, teaching classroom of students

Hundreds of thousands more schoolchildren in Scotland could be taught vital digital skills after a scheme backed by major companies including Microsoft was expanded. The Digital Schools Awards Scotland encourages schools to partner with colleges, universities and employers to embed technology skills in a range of lessons. It is hoped … Read more »

Charities know they need a cybersecurity plan, so why do so few have one?

By Eve Joseph, UK Responsibility Manager at Microsoft It’s no surprise that cybersecurity is a priority for most charity-technology leaders today, but does the wider charity workforce understand the need to invest in it? With more digital threats today than ever, it’s important that charities put plans in place to mitigate potential risks and address any skills … Read more »

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a release date

Microsoft’s keynote at IFA in Berlin – one of the world’s largest trade shows for consumer electronics – saw plenty of news for tech fans to sink their teeth into. This week has already been a busy one for the company. On Monday, more details were shared surrounding Windows Mixed … Read more »

The rush to pre-order the Xbox One X has broken records

Xbox One X Console Controller Front Tilt Top

The Xbox One X has become the fastest-selling Xbox pre-order ever, Microsoft has confirmed. Gaming fans could reserve a special edition version of the console on Sunday, August 20 ahead of its release on November 7. Just five days later, the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition has sold out … Read more »

Everything you need to know about Xbox at Gamescom in three minutes

We bring you the Xbox One X Scorpio Edition, the Xbox One S Limited Edition Minecraft bundle, and news on games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, State of Decay 2, Forza Motorsport 7, ReCore Definitive Edition, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Xbox Backward Compatibility and more. … Read more »

Skype now lets you send money to friends and family

Skype users can now send money to friends and family via the video call and messaging service by linking their account with PayPal. The new service, called Send Money, lets people in the UK transfer funds via the Skype mobile app while they are in the middle of a conversation. … Read more »