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Cortana exits testing and launches on Android and iOS

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Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual Assistant began its journey on Windows Phone, and over the past few months planted its seeds on iOS and Android. It first was available for testing on Android, and then on iOS earlier this year, and after months of user feedback, Microsoft has fixed the bugs and listened to the suggestions. Continue reading Cortana exits testing and launches on Android and iOS

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Cortana makes landfall on iOS: Begins Beta-Testing

Windows Phone is a platform that has such little market-share that it doesn’t really do justice to the excellent features that it does have. Cortana, an amazing virtual-assistant is one of those features, and Microsoft, recognizing that Windows Phone is a lost cause, has been hard at work porting over Cortana to other platforms. Continue reading Cortana makes landfall on iOS: Begins Beta-Testing

Windows Phone stands its ground: Microsoft announces first flagship device in years

Right now, when you say the word ‘smartphone;, iOS and Android are the first things that come to your mind. Microsoft’s Windows Phone isn’t even in the picture. After an initial flurry of hardware launches, most of Windows Phone hardware now is made by Microsoft. Continue reading Windows Phone stands its ground: Microsoft announces first flagship device in years

Cyanogen would deeply integrate with Cortana in future versions of Cyanogen OS

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Google is often labelled as the owner of the Android operating system. Contrary to what some may believe, Android is actually an open-source operating system (Despite efforts by Google) and the fact is that there are several forks and modifications not owned by Google. Continue reading Cyanogen would deeply integrate with Cortana in future versions of Cyanogen OS

Fitbit now integrates with Cortana

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Fitbit is one of the leading wearable manufacturers and has produced several chart-topping fitness trackers. But its focus has mostly been on iOS and Android, with Windows Phone being in the sidelines. Continue reading Fitbit now integrates with Cortana

Cortana can replace Google Now on Android

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Microsoft’s Cortana is an excellent voice assistant, and combines the best things from Siri and Google Now. However, it being a third-party virtual assistant, it isn’t as powerful as either.  Continue reading Cortana can replace Google Now on Android

Microsoft’s Cortana App leaks before Official Launch

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Microsoft’s Cortana is one of the few gems of Windows Phone, and by the end of this month, it would be available on iOS and Android. Of course, it won’t be there in all its glory, due to platform limitations and to maintain some exclusivity for the Windows Phone platform. Continue reading Microsoft’s Cortana App leaks before Official Launch

Report: Cortana is coming to Android

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Microsoft has been going through a transition ever since Satya Nadella took the reigns from Steve Ballmer, and adopted a more mobile and cloud-centric approach. Continue reading Report: Cortana is coming to Android

Screenshots and Videos provide first look at Cortana on your PC

Microsoft had recently announced the next Version of Windows,which due to the sheer number of ways it was improved compared to the catastrophe that was Windows 8, justified the skipping of ‘9’ and going straight to ’10 in the Name, thus signifying a new beginning. Continue reading Screenshots and Videos provide first look at Cortana on your PC