Earlier this year Microsoft partnered with Amazon to deliver dual-assistant capabilities for Alexa and Cortana. Cross-platform integration merged the power of both assistants, bringing together Microsoft's productivity expertise and Amazon's retail empire. And following our hands-on, it's still somewhat surreal to see the duo united.
This brings new capabilities to both tech giants, especially for Cortana, where the assistant has failed to innovate as rapidly as the competition. One Windows Central forum user recently drew attention to these advantages, sharing their Harmon Kardon Invoke and Amazon Echo Dot setup.
As always, we want your experiences with Cortana and Alexa so far. What does Alexa's integration bring for Microsoft enthusiasts? And has Cortana changed your Amazon Echo experience? Drop into the forum thread linked below and sound off with your thoughts.
With recent reports revealing that Microsoft has put Windows 10X on the backburner, the question around what the future looks like for Windows is more apparent than ever. Windows 10X was supposed to lay the foundation for the next generation of Windows, but with that no longer happening, where does that leave Windows as a whole?
Mass Effect 3 had a multiplayer mode, tangential to the main story and tacked on thanks to a corporate mandate. It was still great fun to play, and I'm going to miss it when the Legendary Edition launches without it.
November 15, 2021 will mark the 20 year anniversary of Xbox and Halo, and the Xbox team is starting to celebrate early. Starting today and lasting until this fall, Xbox is celebrating with new merch, announcements, fan events, and more.