Harman Kardon has detailed the changes to expect in a firmware update for the Invoke that's about to roll out, which will remove Microsoft Cortana functionality from the smart speaker.
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Microsoft has provided more information on the changes coming to Cortana. All third-party skills will lose support from September, with support for devices like the Invoke being killed next year.
According to a new report, some users are seeing a feature in the Cortana app that allows them to train their voice, along with up to five other users, for multi-voice recognition on Invoke and Xbox.
If you've been patiently waiting for the ability to have Cortana read your emails back to you while you're sipping on tea, despair no more; as Microsoft officially rolled out Outlook email integration
While you might be settling in to feast on some delectable treats, the Microsoft Store has started its Black Friday sale. You can now pick up the recently released Harmon Kardon Invoke for half off.
The holiday season is almost upon us and it looks like Microsoft is firmly getting into the spirit by offering upcoming discounts on the Surface Pro, Laptop, and its Mixed Reality devices.
Harman Kardon's Invoke speaker is the first smart speaker to be powered by Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant, competing with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. Here's our review of the device.
Microsoft and Harman Kardon finally announced the availability of the Cortana-powered Invoke speaker today, and we've got one. Here's our unboxing and first impressions video with the device.
Microsoft and Harman Kardon announced today that the Cortana-powered Invoke smart speaker will be available beginning this Sunday, on October 22, for the price of $199, but only in the U.S.
After it was discovered earlier today that Harman Kardon's Cortana-powered Invoke speaker has a listing in the Microsoft Store, the company has now pulled the listing after showing the specs and date.
Spotted by Twitter user WalkingCat, Harman Kardon's Cortanna-powered smart speaker, the Invoke, has shown up on the Microsoft Store for $199.95, but it's unavailable for purchase right now.
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The FCC has posted the full specifications, user manual and some photos of both the exterior and the interior of Harman Kardon's upcoming Alexa competitor Invoke, powered by Cortana.
Microsoft and Harman Kardon are sending out early beta units of the Cortana-powered Invoke smart speaker for at-home testing, in a private beta program called the 'Cortana Friends & Family Trial'.
Microsoft has announced a new skill for Cortana, making it easier for Fitbit users to monitor their health and fitness goals on Windows 10, Android iOS, "and soon on the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker."
According to a report, the smart home appliance that started the fad of home assistants is set to get an upgrade later this year. The design is said to be sleeker to compete with the likes of Homepod.
Microsoft announced new partners for its venture into Cortana-powered speakers at its Build 2017 developer conference day one keynote today, which include HP, and Intel for reference platforms.
After posting a product page for its new Cortana-powered speaker, Microsoft and Harman Kardon both announced the Invoke today, which will be made available in the fall of this year.
Harman Kardon has posted a product page on its website for its upcoming Invoke speaker, which is meant to be a Cortana-powered competitor to Amazon's Echo or Google's Home smart speakers.
An update to the Cortana app on Android has confirmed that Harman Kardon's new Invoke speaker - which will use voice controls powered by the digital assistant - will support a range of music services.
Not much is known about the upcoming Harman Kardon speaker powered by Cortana, but a new report suggests that the speaker, said to be called the 'Invoke', will have built-in Skype integration.