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Cortana now offers vouchers, shows weather info on Live Tile

May 4, 2015 |

You can see weather updates on the Start Screen

Microsoft has improved Cortana’s Live Tile capabilities. If you pin Cortana on the start screen you will see real-time updates about the weather. Information like the current temperature, rain, fog, snow … Read More

Viber, Uber and other apps to integrate with Cortana in Windows 10

May 2, 2015 |

Future Universal Windows Apps will include Cortana voice integration

Microsoft revealed at BUILD 2015 that upcoming Windows Universal apps for Windows 10 can integrate with Cortana to provide new experiences to customers. Microsoft has shared the news that many partners, … Read More

Artificial intelligence Einstein is coming to Cortana

March 13, 2015 |

Project ‘Einstein’ to make Cortana smarter

Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana has been helping users for a year, but Windows 10 launching later this year will make the services available for all modern Windows devices including PCs, phones and tablets. Furthermore, … Read More

Telefonica’s Movistar TV Go comes to Windows Phone with Cortana integration

March 3, 2015 |

Telefonica’s on-demand video service to feature voice commands in Spanish

Windows Phone users in the Spanish speaking countries can soon use Telefonica’s TV over the Top service Movistar TV Go on their smartphones. Telefonica has just announced that a Windows … Read More

Cortana coming to Office apps

February 7, 2015 |

Cortana to be integrated into Office for app devices

Microsoft is working on extending Cortana’s capabilities to the Office apps for all Windows 10 devices. Windows Blog Italia has posted leaked screenshots showing an internal project called ‘Work Assistant’.

This … Read More

Voice activation of Cortana demonstrated on video

December 20, 2014 |

‘Hey Cortana!’ comes to Lumia 1520, 930 and Icon

The passive voice listening technology arrives exclusively to the high-end Lumia smartphones with Snapdragon 8xx processors along with the Denim update.

Those with Nokia Lumia 1520, Lumia Icon and Lumia 930Read More

First video showing Cortana running on Windows 10 Desktop PC  

December 6, 2014 | 2

Early version of Cortana for PC revealed in video  

A pre-release version of Cortana for PCs has appeared for the first time ever in a video published by WinBeta. As you probably know Microsoft will include Cortana in the Windows 10 OS, a system … Read More

Cortana goes live in Germany, Spain, Italy and France  

December 5, 2014 |

Alpha version now rolling out to Preview devices  

Microsoft’s virtual Windows assistant Cortana becomes available for users living in Spain, Germany, Italy and France who have joined the Preview for Developers program. Cortana launches as an Alpha, which means she has a bit limited functionally compared with the … Read More

Cortana starts showing non-English words

November 2, 2014 |

Microsoft is speeding up the release process for new features

Cortana and other major MS’s products launched first in the US and the expanded to other countries. While this a logical decision determined by the fact that the US market … Read More

New Improved Functions for Cortana

October 18, 2014 |

Cortana is coming out with a few new useful features improving the Daily Glance and other functions. For example, the Daily Glance now shows you travel times to home and reminds you about future events in your calendar at the … Read More

Cortana flips a coin and speaks Klingon

October 6, 2014 |

Users have noticed two new features while exploring Cortana’s capabilities. The virtual voice assistant can now help you in making a quick decision. You can ask Cortana:

  • flip a coin
  • roll a die
  • roll the dice

The second … Read More

Cortana now alerts you about public transit and music concerts

September 29, 2014 |

Microsoft has rolled out more new features to Cortana for all users in the US and UK. The first new capability is found under ‘Interests’ -> ‘Getting Around. There, users can select a preferred method of transportation – Driving or … Read More