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Cortana on iPhone

AI Wars Part I: 'Hey Cortana is that you on my iPhone?'

"Our top priority and showcase device for Cortana is Windows Phone. Any discussion or commentary about us giving up or abandoning Windows Phone is crazy talk. Our top priority is to make Cortana so fantastic that it pulls customers to Windows Phone. Period…And if that happens, then we can stop...
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Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing Cortana to iOS and Android

Microsoft is looking to bring its personal assistant to iOS and Android as a standalone app. Part of project "Einstein", which Microsoft Research managing director Eric Horvitz is involved with, the company is working on advancing Cortana to improve on its personal assistant offering, prior to...
Cortana package tracking

A quick look at Cortana's package tracking ability in Windows 10

Microsoft's Cortana can already track your flights just by scanning your emails for relevant information. Package tracking has been another feature known to be coming to the digital personal assistant, and it is already semi-functional in Windows 10. Currently, in Windows 10 (for phone, in this...
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Cortana on iPhone

AI Wars Part I: 'Hey Cortana is that you on my iPhone?'

"Our top priority and showcase device for Cortana is Windows Phone. Any discussion or commentary about us giving up or abandoning Windows Phone is crazy talk. Our top priority is to make Cortana so fantastic that it pulls customers to Windows Phone. Period…And if that happens, then we can stop...
Cortana package tracking

A quick look at Cortana's package tracking ability in Windows 10

Microsoft's Cortana can already track your flights just by scanning your emails for relevant information. Package tracking has been another feature known to be coming to the digital personal assistant, and it is already semi-functional in Windows 10. Currently, in Windows 10 (for phone, in this...
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Cortana heads to China, selected European countries in latest Windows 10 preview

With the latest built of the Windows 10 technical preview, Cortana is making her desktop debut in a bunch more countries. As of build 10041 Windows Insiders in China, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Italy can use it. The previous build limited Cortana support to just the United States, so there...
Microsoft details how Cortana can help you stay on top of your workouts

Microsoft details how Cortana can help you stay on top of your workouts

We've already seen Cortana's new Fitness Tracking support start to roll out under the new Lifestyle interest category, and now Microsoft has detailed how you can use it to stay on top of your workouts. The fitness tracking feature allows Cortana to track when you usually head out to the gym,...
Cortana

Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing Cortana to iOS and Android

Microsoft is looking to bring its personal assistant to iOS and Android as a standalone app. Part of project "Einstein", which Microsoft Research managing director Eric Horvitz is involved with, the company is working on advancing Cortana to improve on its personal assistant offering, prior to...
Cortana Lifestyle interest for Fitness

Here is how to enable Cortana's Lifestyle and Fitness Tracker interest

The Cortana team has been rolling out new Interests to Cortana's Notebook for a few weeks now. One of them is the Lifestyle category, with Fitness Tracker as the particular class. (The other new interest is Showtimes + Trailers). Many of Cortana's characteristics and interests do not roll out to...
Cortana in Celsius

Cortana finally gives weather in Celsius based on your weather settings

For some time now, users outside of the US using Cortana could get the weather but it was always in Fahrenheit. To get around this US-based temperature system, users had to use the voice assistant to request the temperature in Celsius specifically each time. It worked, but it was also cumbersome...
Cortana Movie Showtimes

Here is what Cortana's new Showtimes + Trailers feature looks like

At the end of February, we reported that Cortana had picked up a few more Interests for users to select optionally. One of those was Showtimes + Trailers, which as the name implies has to do with movies playing nearby. When we wrote that article, the feature itself was not live, but today we...
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Telefónica to launch Movistar TV Go for Windows Phone with Cortana Spanish support

Telefónica will bring a version of its Movistar TV Go video on-demand service to Windows Phone 8.1 later this year. It will allow Spanish language users to access the app via Cortana. The announcement was made during this week's 2015 Mobile World Congress trade show. Telefónica said...
Microsoft shows how Cortana can save your marriage

Microsoft shows how Cortana can save your marriage

Microsoft has launched a new video highlighting the efficacy of Cortana when it comes to reminding you of important events, such as anniversaries. The video shows how you can use the reminder function in Cortana to set location-based reminders, with the voice-based assistant's navigational...

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