Tag Archives: Windows Phone

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

Microsoft accidentally reveals specs of the Lumia 950 XL

For long, Windows hasn’t had a flagship, with Android and iOS seemingly getting a flagship just every other day. and now, Microsoft seems to have two flagship Windows Phone devices under development. Continue reading Microsoft accidentally reveals specs of the Lumia 950 XL

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

Report: Nokia is making a VR Headset

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Nokia’s fall from dominance is well-documented, and its failures are often attributed to its lack of foresight and unwillingness to adapt. If Nokia had put the pedal to the metal and tried to innovate instead of enjoying the short-term success of its popularity, it may never have fallen from grace. Continue reading Report: Nokia is making a VR Headset

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: Microsoft is working on six new Lumia Smartphones

Microsoft is in the middle of a transition towards a company that is less focused on its desktop business, and is currently looking at other avenues, like cloud computing and multi-platform apps. Continue reading Report: Microsoft is working on six new Lumia Smartphones

Windows Phone sees the return of LG: A lazy effort to see what sticks

Windows Phone is in a dire state right now. It seems that App Development has pretty much stalled, and the only new hardware seems to be coming from Nokia, a company that is owned by the company that makes Windows Phone, that is, Microsoft. Continue reading Windows Phone sees the return of LG: A lazy effort to see what sticks

Microsoft’s Continuum turns your Phones into full-fledged PCs

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Windows 10 is one of Microsoft’s biggest releases in years, and it truly is the best representation of Microsoft’s unified Operating System Vision, with a UI that adapts to every form factor and a codebase that is shared across all devices resulting in applications running across all devices, no matter whether it is a Phone or a Computer. Continue reading Microsoft’s Continuum turns your Phones into full-fledged PCs

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