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Cortana in Windows 10

How to enable Hey Cortana on Windows 10 Preview and other cool shortcuts

If you are on the brand new build of the Windows 10 January Technical Preview and you are also in the US with US English enabled, you are lucky enough to have Cortana too. Cortana is Microsoft's increasingly universal personal assistant found on the phone and now Windows (she also powers Maps too...
New Cortana for Windows 10

Cortana for Windows 10 on phone has a slightly new look

One of the neater things about Cortana is that the "look" of the personal assistant is dynamic, not built into the OS. This means that the page layout can be changed by Microsoft on the backend at any time. Going forward, Microsoft is still tinkering with how Cortana is organized, dead space and...
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Cortana for Windows 10 only available in U.S. English

If you're rushing over to download the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview, there's something you need to know first about Cortana. It isn't totally surprising, but it's important to note that she's only currently available in U.S. English. The information is nestled in the system requirements...
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Cortana in Windows 10

How to enable Hey Cortana on Windows 10 Preview and other cool shortcuts

If you are on the brand new build of the Windows 10 January Technical Preview and you are also in the US with US English enabled, you are lucky enough to have Cortana too. Cortana is Microsoft's increasingly universal personal assistant found on the phone and now Windows (she also powers Maps too...
Cortana

Cortana for Windows 10 only available in U.S. English

If you're rushing over to download the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview, there's something you need to know first about Cortana. It isn't totally surprising, but it's important to note that she's only currently available in U.S. English. The information is nestled in the system requirements...
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Microsoft launches Windows 10 January Technical Preview ahead of schedule, now available

Microsoft today has delivered the Windows 10 January Technical Preview slightly ahead of schedule, with the update going live at 1 pm ET. Those who have enrolled in the Windows Insider Program can now either upgrade or install for the first time Windows 10 January Technical Preview. The Windows...
New Cortana for Windows 10

Cortana for Windows 10 on phone has a slightly new look

One of the neater things about Cortana is that the "look" of the personal assistant is dynamic, not built into the OS. This means that the page layout can be changed by Microsoft on the backend at any time. Going forward, Microsoft is still tinkering with how Cortana is organized, dead space and...
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Cortana comes to Windows 10 with new PC-specific capabilities

Microsoft used its Windows 10 event today to show off some of the new features and capabilities that will arrive with Cortana. The personal assistant is coming to Microsoft's desktop OS and will offer consumers a new way to interact with not only apps installed by the web too. Joe Belfiore...
Hey Cortana on the Lumia 930

Hands on with 'Hey Cortana' and the Lumia 930 Denim update

One of the more interesting features of the Lumia Denim and Windows Phone 8.1.1 updates for high-end devices is 'Hey Cortana'. The new feature was announced back in Berlin during the September Microsoft press conference for the Lumia 830 and Lumia 730. Passive-voice listening technology found in...
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Windows Central's top 5 videos in 2014

Happy New Year! It's time to start writing that number 5 instead of 4 when filling out paperwork. But before we move on, let's take a look at Windows Central's five most viewed videos from 2014. And if you haven't done it yet, make sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel. You get notified...
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First images and video of voice-activated 'Hey Cortana' revealed

As Microsoft rolls out the Lumia Denim update, one feature those with newer Lumias are looking forward to is 'Hey Cortana'. Based on passive-voice activated technology similar to the Kinect, the forthcoming feature lets users call up Cortana by merely using their voice. The feature works even...
Windows 10 build 9901 leaks out with Cortana, new Xbox app

Windows 10 build 9901 leaks out with Cortana, new Xbox app

A new build of Windows 10 has leaked out as number 9901, with early versions of new consumer features in tow. The big news with this build is the presence of Cortana, as well as the new Xbox app. Cortana is part of the search interface, as demonstrated on video earlier this month. Apparently...
Cortana Christmas responses

Cortana gets in the Christmas spirit with new holiday themed chitchat

Christmas is arguably one of the biggest holidays, especially in the United States. Therefore, it should be of no surprise that Microsoft has programmed Cortana to respond to some yuletide inquiries with appropriate responses. Firing up Cortana and asking her numerous questions or proclamations...

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