Microsoft has unveiled a stylish new Halo 5-themed version of its 1TB Xbox One console. The limited edition console bundle is available to pre-order now for $499, ahead of its release on October 20.
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If you like the idea of voice interaction with Cortana, but you don't like the battery drain that comes with 'Hey Cortana' voice activation, this new $23 hardware button might be just what you need.
With Windows 10, Microsoft has introduced several new features that are pinned to the taskbar but if you want to remove these items to free up space, here are the steps you need to follow.
With the release of Windows 10 comes a new browser called Edge, which includes new features such as Cortana integration, and we have a list of everything that can be performed from the URL bar.
A server-side update by Microsoft now allows Cortana to show cards with hints and tutorials about how to use the personal assistant properly on both the desktop and the phone.
Cortana has been updated with a new game and for those of you who like movies, she has a bag full of trivia waiting to test your knowledge; the feature is now live too.
From Norton on Edge, and Emoji: The Movie, to super-flagships, uTorrent troubles, financials ups and downs, and the good ol' Windows app-gap, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has announced today that Cortana will be rolling out to new locations in the coming months that includes Japan and Australia, and in English in Canada and India.
From the rise of Jolla and Nokia's smartphone return, to Google's Photos faux pas, OnePlus invites, and the $169 Windows 'Cloudbook', it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Sometime this month, Microsoft is expected to release the Cortana app for Android and ahead of that launch, the APK file has found its way to the Internet and can be installed today.
Microsoft is launching a new service that aims to consolidate its machine learning know-how. Cortana Analytics is bringing the company's tools and services to all developers with a subscription.
From Bing Pong and Uber maps, to anti-malware amnesty, Sprint's call for help, Apple's music 'revolution' and a whole lot of Windows 10, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
With the latest version of Windows 10 and Office 365, Cortana can now be used in conjunction with Microsoft's productivity suite. She can now proactively show info on the people you're meeting with.
Microsoft's Office assistant Clippy was never well received. One reason behind this was that Clippy was leering, and too male-looking. But, as you've probably guessed, the feedback was ignored.
Microsoft's Cortana assistant will be finally learning better French before the end of the year and her new language skills will be put to good use once Windows 10 Mobile launches in France.
From Lumia rollouts and Skype updates, to Snapdragon 810s that don't overheat, Toshiba's love for Cortana, and old games on new consoles, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Toshiba new notebooks designed for Windows 10 include affordable laptops and massive beasts with 17.3-inch screens and 4K resolution - and each one has a dedicated keyboard button to access Cortana.
When Microsoft announced that Cortana would be heading to other platforms, it said that the app would launch on Android this month - but it now says that its first beta won't be available until July.
When Windows 10 is released on July 29th, Cortana will be able to send you notifications that will appear in the taskbar and they have been shown off in a new video
From a Moose infection and holographic pets, to a new Windows build, cross-platform Cortana, Periscope on Play and Microsoft's crapware crackdown, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10, 10130 and with this release the company has updated the interface for turning on Cortana and refined the notification animation too.
Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, was in China this week at Lenovo's Tech World conference and during the demo of REACHit, an unreleased build of Windows 10 was shown off on stage.
Microsoft announced that it wants to make sure Windows 10 will play nice with Android and Apple devices, and as part of that commitment it will soon launch a Phone Companion app for Windows 10.
Microsoft just announced that a Cortana application is landing on Android and iOS devices to work as a companion to the digital assistant found on Windows 10. Details incoming
Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview last week, introducing various new features, but also a fair few bugs. We're eager to hear how you're getting on with build 10080 so far.
One of the known bugs for build 10080 was that Cortana would crash and not open if your device was not reset to the default region before upgrading, here's a workaround for that.
In demos of Cortana, Microsoft often showed how the assistant could open apps by only using your voice and in the latest version of the OS, the feature is now working consistently.
Microsoft has rolled out a new feature for Cortana that will give you a riddle to solve. To access the new feature, simply say, "Surprise me" and she will respond with a clue.
Earlier today, Microsoft's search engine, Bing, results were knocked offline for about 15 minutes which impacted not only its search results but Yahoo's too; Cortana was impacted as well.
From mighty flagships and middle fingers, to cutting Edge features, Skype's cloud problem, Cortana's tech helpdesk and Apple's music machinations, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
During its Edge Summit in California, Microsoft discussed a few of the upcoming features for Spartan, and while some were known, there are a few new scenarios for Cortana and other dev features too.
Once Windows 10 launches, Cortana will no longer simply be your personal assistant. She'll also be the tech support person, and users will be able to ask support related questions and get quick help.
In the latest build of Windows 10, Microsoft has added a new feature that allows a user to easily remove the recorded content from Cortana which is likely to appease fans of privacy.
New add-ins will allow you to schedule Uber ride reminders through Outlook as well as get ride options directly on Cortana's home menu when you need to get to an upcoming event.
Screenshots have surfaced of Windows 10 build 10102 showing further improvements to Cortana and tighter integration with the Taskbar, along with a new animation style for Live Tiles.
Cortana is reportedly getting a new feature and the digital assistant can now help you get some deals by offering promotional coupons for stores and restaurants near your location.
"Portana" was a project that was unveiled at Droidcon 2015. The app is able to communicate with Microsoft's servers to create Cortana-like experience on Android.
Microsoft's new browser has Cortana built in and if you want to try out the feature on a website where the tool can highlight relevant information for you, we have a link after the jump.
Microsoft brought Cortana in Windows 10 to six new markets with build 10041 - but not everyone has got it working yet. A Microsoft engineer has now explained the problem, and how it can be resolved.
When Windows 10 is released this summer, it will include a new browser that features integration with Cortana and if you are curious about what this looks like, we have images posted after the jump.
Microsoft is gearing up to make sure that Cortana is integrated into every app and they will be releasing new tools to help developers take advantage of this functionality.
From nine hours of "all-day" battery and Sony's Lollipop letdown, to the OnePlus 2 (and 3?), BoA BS, USB-C, HBO Now and pretty, curvy things, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Microsoft's digital 'personal assistant' will no longer be exclusive to Windows from later this year, as the company is working on a 'more advanced' version which is headed to rival platforms.
In an upcoming release of Windows 10, Microsoft will include project Spartan that features Cortana integration; this feature has now been shown off on video thanks to a new leak.
Cortana has received some updates which now allow her to show users trailers and let them know when local shows start. Unfortunately, the features aren't yet available everywhere.
Microsoft released their predictions for the 2015 Academy Awards using the power of Cortana and Bing and nearly all of those have been correct with better success in top categories.
Microsoft is working on refining the search experience with Windows 10 and in future builds, searching will now be performed within the Start menu as opposed to in a stand-alone window.
Microsoft has been on a bit of a roll lately with its prediction service at Bing, and now it is taking the bold step of naming the award winners before the ceremony even takes place.