Cortana Hack Reveals All The Possible Animations Included For It In WP8.1

Microsoft included Cortana digital assistant with Windows Phone 8.1 preview last week. Since then, people have been sharing their different experiences with Cortana online. Cortana also included various funny answers which includes answers when asked about Clippy. For example, If you asked Cortana “Do you like Clippy?”, an animated Clippy would show up instead of the usual Cortana logo. In addition to funny responses, Microsoft has also included easter eggs like these.

Cortana animations

Leon Zandman, a Windows Phone development enthusiast used Fiddler tool to know how these easter eggs works in Cortana. It was found that Microsoft has included per-defined set of animations in Cortana and the appropriate response from server will trigger them. The image above shows some of the images included in the current version of Cortana. Read more about how he arrived at these images here.

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