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Microsoft has been releasing Cortana vs Siri commercials for some time and the latest version goes after the iPhone 6 and how Siri has not been improved with iOS 8.
Windows 10 won't receive any more preview builds this year but we might start to see consumer features show up as early as January 2015, including Cortana, Live Tiles on the desktop and so on.
From Windows preview updates and the new Visual Studio, to Cortana everywhere, the rollout of Android 5.0, and a bit of Raspberry Pi, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Last week, Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 and in the settings we can start to see that Cortana is making its way out of the shadows and into the core OS.
Microsoft's chief experience officer (and former head of Windows), Julie Larson-Green, was asked if Cortana would be made available on other operating systems, replying, "The short answer is, yeah."
Cortana is set to become an integral part of Microsoft's Dynamics CRM 2015 making it the company's first business application to support voice commands using the personal assistant on Windows Phone.
Cortana has reportedly received an update that now lets her work in Spanish, which is another huge demographic that will now be able to use the platform in their native tongue.
Voice assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Google's Google Now and Apple's Siri help some of us quite a lot in our daily life but how useful are they when asked incredibly complex questions?
If you live outside the US, you will know that you are a second-class citizen when it comes to getting new features from Microsoft - but it looks like that will be changing soon with Cortana.
Microsoft's personal assistant is improving at an incredible rate. The latest update to Cortana brings new contextual app suggestions, evening glance, flight info and more.
Windows Phone may not be perfect, but there's a lot to like, and it's come a long, long way since its earliest days. We take a look at five things that we love about Microsoft's mobile OS.
The latest update to Microsoft's digital assistant has taught her how to flip a coin and roll some dice. Cortana can now help users take decisions when they're not sure what they want.
From the Tetris movie and Lumia launches, to product problems, the OnePlus Two, low-cost Windows devices, Windows 10, and the Borg, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has been having a bit of fun with Cortana, the company's digital 'personal assistant' this week, adding a couple of features that it hopes will amuse and delight fans of Star Trek.
Thanks to the release of Windows 10, we are learning all sorts of new things that are coming down the pipe for Cortana and the latest feature is a geo-fenced Wi-Fi configuration.
Thanks to Windows 10, we are getting a deeper look at upcoming Microsoft features and it looks like package tracking will soon be coming to the platform thanks to information found in config files.
Microsoft has released a new Windows Phone commercial that once again shows how Cortana is better than Siri and also highlights the recently launched Lumia 635 Windows Phone too.
Microsoft is building Cortana in to Windows 9 and the thinking behind this move is profound, as the company hopes to use the digital assistant to nudge more users towards its mobile platform.
Microsoft has published a new page that will help keep you updated on Cortana's new features which will be helpful considering how quickly updates are being pushed out for the platform.
Microsoft is now rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 - though not the Lumia Denim firmware - to its Lumia 930. Among other things, the update will enable Cortana on the device in the UK and China.
It looks like Cortana has gotten another feature in the past few weeks as the personal digital assistant can now define words which can be helpful for those who are studying the English language.
Thanks to the leak of a build of Windows 9, we are now seeing many of the upcoming features being unveiled including the fact that Cortana will be a key part of the next generation of Windows.
Microsoft has released another Windows Phone commercial where Siri and Cortana go head-to-head, and this time, the topic is about remembering your favorite things.
It seems Siri can't catch a break. Ever since Cortana arrived and consistently proved she can do better than Apple's assistant, Microsoft has been happily pointing this out in its commercials.
Microsoft's personal digital assistant is much more than a personality: the driving force behind the service is a complex network or smart algorithms that create the personality.
Microsoft has announced 'Hey Cortana', introducing hands-free launching for its digital 'personal assistant' on Windows Phone 8.1, coming to devices later this year as part of the Lumia Denim update.
After a near-flawless record in predicting winners at the FIFA World Cup this summer, Cortana is now turning her attentions to the NFL, as the new football season gets under way tomorrow.
Microsoft has released a new Windows Phone commercial that once again shows how Cortana is better than Siri and also highlights the recently launched HTC One M8 for Windows too.
After months of leaks and rumors HTC has finally unveiled the HTC One for Windows. This a premium top-of-the line device with specs to match and its running the latest version of Windows Phone
Microsoft has pushed out another update for Bing that brings Cortana-like functionality to the search service that will likely help interactions with the search engine feel more natural.
Some users aren't entirely pleased with the voice used for Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 in the UK, suggesting that it sounds too 'robotic' - but Microsoft has hinted at improvements on the way.
We know that Microsoft is working on a smartwatch with a focus on health and fitness, but we still don't know exactly what it will look like. Here's one vision of how a Microsoft wearable could look.
The latest data shows that the new Lumia 630 is doing quite well in the market and that WP 8.1 adoption is also growing fast. Not only that, but we get new hints of future Windows Phone devices.
Microsoft has just publicly unveiled the next update coming to Windows Phone 8.1. Dubbed Update 1, or GDR1, this small update brings some cool new features to Windows Phone users.
Microsoft has launched Cortana in the UK with more localized content and a British accent, and in China with a whole new look - and will be available in India, Australia and Canada as an 'alpha'.
Microsoft wants you to get to know Cortana, through a new site in which the digital assistant introduces herself, and how she can help you to make your life a bit easier, in her own words.
In Microsoft's latest Windows Phone ad, Cortana on the low-cost Lumia 635 takes on Siri on the iPhone 5s, and manages to show off a couple of tricks that leave Apple's digital assistant impressed.
It has been revealed that the famous voice actor for the Xbox video game will only be lending her voice for the American version of Cortana on the Windows Phone operating system.
One of Cortana's key features is that it allows developers the ability to tap into the power of the platform and thanks to a home-automation company, Cortana will soon be able to control your home.
It looks like the UK will finally be able to start utilizing Cortana within the next couple of weeks. According to Marcus Ash, Group Program Manager for Cortana, it should hit the UK soon.
Microsoft is in the process of rolling out Windows Phone 8.1, and for those of you who want a quick reminder of Cortana's features, Microsoft has a great video to check out.
BlackBerry is prepping the launch of its latest operating system, version 10.3, which will feature the company's homegrown personal assistant known simply as BlackBerry Assistant.
Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant powered by Bing on Windows Phone 8.1, ended the World Cup having correctly predicted the winners of 15 out of the final 16 games of the tournament.
A demo of Lousie, the personal digital assistant that was developed before Cortana, that has been integrated into Windows 8 shows what the platform could look like if Cortana were a feature the OS.
Microsoft has always said that Cortana was a multi-year project and videos posted on Microsoft's Research page show what Cortana was like, well, before she was named Cortana.
If you are a Windows Phone user, Cortana has received another update that allows you to tap into the power of Bing predictions with Microsoft's personal digital assistant and it's available now.
A few weeks back, Marcus Ash, a program manager for Cortana, was at SMX Advanced and talked about Cortana and some of Microsoft's future plans for its virtual digital assistant.
Microsoft has released an updated version of Skype for Windows Phone, which includes improved push notifications, more language support and - for Windows Phone 8.1 users - Cortana integration.
As June is almost over, many users are anxiously waiting for the Windows Phone 8.1 update to start rolling out publicly. They may not have to wait for long as WP 8.1 is rumored to go out later today.