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Cortana in some countries, including India, now has more interests

Cortana in some countries, including India, now has more interests

One of our readers in India, @cliffordanup let us know us that Cortana now includes more categories of interests. Well, I checked, and it's true. At this stage though, I'm not sure when this update sneaked in and which are the specific markets where the new list of categories has been introduced...
Windows 10 build 10158: Everything you need to know

Windows 10 build 10158: Everything you need to know

On June 29th, Microsoft decided to roll out yet another preview of Windows 10. This time was the turn for build 10158, and after just moments of using it, you can already feel that Microsoft is getting the operating system ready for primetime. Microsoft is trying to get the new operating system...
Microsoft just outed Cortana for iPhone, iPad and Android

Microsoft just outed Cortana for iPhone, iPad and Android

In a new video Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that Cortana is going cross-platform sometime soon. The video is for the new Phone Companion app coming to Windows 10 but in it, Joe Belfiore clearly shows this screen that seems to confirm our favorite virtual assistant is indeed destined...
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Cortana in some countries, including India, now has more interests

Cortana in some countries, including India, now has more interests

One of our readers in India, @cliffordanup let us know us that Cortana now includes more categories of interests. Well, I checked, and it's true. At this stage though, I'm not sure when this update sneaked in and which are the specific markets where the new list of categories has been introduced...
Windows 10 build 10158: Everything you need to know

Windows 10 build 10158: Everything you need to know

On June 29th, Microsoft decided to roll out yet another preview of Windows 10. This time was the turn for build 10158, and after just moments of using it, you can already feel that Microsoft is getting the operating system ready for primetime. Microsoft is trying to get the new operating system...
Microsoft details Cortana integration with Office 365

Microsoft details Cortana integration with Office 365 in Windows 10 build 10158

One of the big highlights of the new stuff coming along in Windows 10 build 10158 is the addition of Cortana integration in Office 365. In a new blog post, Microsoft has given a bit more information on just what Cortana will help you out with if you're a heavy Office 365 user. The big feature...
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The French Cortana beta will launch alongside Windows 10 Mobile by the end of 2015

Microsoft will finally begin expanding its Cortana digital assistant to French-speaking citizens by the end of 2015. That's the word from Microsoft France leader Alain Crozier, as he revealed this news in a Twitter Q&A today. When he was asked when Windows 10 Mobile will launch in France,...
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Toshiba's newest portable PCs are 'Windows 10 ready' with Cortana buttons

Toshiba has just announced their new lineup of laptops and hybrids for the back-to-school sales season. While all of them will ship with Windows 8.1, Toshiba says they are "Windows 10 ready" for the upcoming free upgrade. As previously revealed, all of them will have a dedicated key for using...
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Want to use Cortana speech recognition on your Xbox One? You'll need Kinect

What may come across as bad news for those who have little need for the Kinect, but enjoy using Cortana on their Windows Phone, it has been hinted in a Microsoft video that the accessory will be required for Cortana speech recognition on Xbox One. The video can be watched by heading to the E3...
Cortana will get a dedicated key on Toshiba's Windows 10 PCs

Cortana will get a dedicated key on Toshiba's Windows 10 PCs

Cortana is already making a big splash in the Windows 10 Insider Preview, and it looks like Toshiba is ready to add another option for accessing the digital assistant on its PCs. Speaking with PCWorld, the company said that it will build a Cortana button into the keyboard on all of its Windows 10...
How to turn off Cortana and stop personal data gathering in Windows 10

How to turn off Cortana and stop personal data gathering in Windows 10

Perhaps one of the biggest features in Windows 10 is the arrival of Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri and Google Now. Cortana is the "world's first" digital assistant capable of helping users on many tasks. The more it learns about you, the more it understands you and it'll be able to...
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Windows 10's Cortana gets a splash of color for the weather

An issue in trying to make your user interface minimal and clean is sometimes you can go too far. In the past, Microsoft has been accused of making their Windows Phone OS boring with 'wasted space' and only dark and light themes. One of our readers recently noticed that in Windows 10 and Windows...
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Cortana can now help plan your trips

Cortana already had the ability to surface information about upcoming flights, but a recent update allows the service to offer more tools tailored to assist you in your travel plans. You will now be able to access all your travel plans by asking Cortana, "show me my flights" or "show me my...

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