Cortana

  • Cortana gets biggest shot in the arm with IFTTT integration

    In the world of voice assistants in the home, Cortana is a very distant 4th place to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri, but they’ve just announced compatibility with home automation service IFTTT. This is a really big deal and may finally get you talking to your...
  • Harman Kardon Invoke is Cortana’s poor cousin to the Echo

    Voice-activated speakers for your home seem to be the latest hardware craze after the success of Amazon’s Echo. The latest comes from speaker manufacturer Haman Kardon and is called ‘Invoke’. Its the first Cortana-enabled hardware outside Microsoft. As you’d expect from a premium speaker manufacturer, the Invoke offers premium 360...
  • Cortana is coming to Xbox One (this summer)

    Overnight Major Nelson has announced that Cortana, Microsoft’s voice assistant in Windows 10, is coming to the Xbox this Summer (US Time). With the Xbox code base upgraded to Windows 10 some months ago, it paved the way for this to happen. Having Cortana on the Xbox raises that...
  • Microsoft Band 2 will add Cortana, coming Oct 30

    Microsoft just announced their 2nd generation wearable, Microsoft Band 2. It has a brand new curved display with Gorilla Glass 3. The Band will have apps for Starbucks, Twitter, Facebook, Uber, Subway and more. It has the same 10 sensors from the first generation, but this time they’ve added...
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    Cortana in Windows 10 is rolling out to Australia now

    Windows 10 shipped with one of it’s best features unavailable in Australia. Cortana voice integration delivers what you know and love from the voice assistant on your phone and more, to the desktop. Back in July, Microsoft announced they would ship to additional markets outside the US after the...
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    Cortana for Windows 10 is coming to Australia “over the coming months”

    “Hey Cortana, where the bloody hell are ya?” Windows 10 is coming in just over a week and today we get some new information on the voice assistant, Cortana that’ll be introduced in Windows 10. Microsoft had already announced, on the July 29th launch day, Cortana will debut on...
  • Cortana connects to Office 365 in Windows10 Build 10162

    It’s the third Windows 10 build in a week, the offices of Microsoft must be one giant can of bug spray plenty more bugs squashed in build 10162. While most of the changes are relating to performance, stability and fixing problems, it seems there are a couple new additions...
  • Cortana on Windows 10 spotted in action.

    While Windows 10 is not expected to be available to the public until well into 2015, glimpses of what users can expect have been slowly making their way onto the Internet recently. The below video, provided by WinBeta, grants us a peek at Cortana’s introduction to the Windows desktop...