Microsoft’s personal shopper now available on your Cortana speaker
Microsoft’s personal assistant, Cortana, just got a major new feature thanks to the company’s latest Skill built for Cortana. Redmond is bringing its Personal Shopping Assistant as a Cortana Skill to Windows 10 PCs, An...
Microsoft Garage’s latest project Dictate allows you to start typing with your own voice
Dictate is a new project from Microsoft Garage that allows you to start typing with your own voice. Dictate is a free Microsoft Office add-in that works with Outlook, Word and PowerPoint. It makes use of the same state of the art ...
Save money and time by using Cortana on Microsoft Edge browser
Microsoft today announced a new Cortana experience on Edge web browser that will help you save money and time during online shopping. This new Cortana feature will help users find the best pricing for the product they are viewing ...
Microsoft testing a new conversation-based UI for Cortana in Windows 10
Microsoft is testing a new user-interface for Cortana in Windows 10. According to a new report, the new Cortana UI will be conversation based, similar to Google Assistant and Apple Siri. However, it isn’t known how the new c...
Windows 10 Build 16215 takes Cortana to the next level
Google recently announced some improvements to their camera app which would turn it into an intelligent lens on the world, reading the content of your photos and proactively offering relevant information to the user. It turns out ...
First brief look at HP’s Cortana speaker (picture)
At BUILD 2017 Microsoft announced that HP would also be delivering a Cortana-enabled speaker, and now at Computex today Microsoft gave us a brief glimpse of the device, albeit only on a slide. Looking a bit like the Echo Dot, the¬...
Windows 10’s improved Cortana search UI brings stronger Bing integration
Since the original launch of Cortana on the PC, Microsoft has been making significant improvements to the look and feel of the personal assistant every now and then. Redmond has recently started testing an improved design for Cort...
How to replace Google Assistant with Cortana on the Galaxy S8 and other Android phones
Microsoft’s Cortana wants to be your smart assistant everywhere you turn Windows, Android or iOS. With the new¬†Windows 10 Creators Update and the upcoming¬†Fall Creators Update, Android users get more out of Windows 10 if t...
Microsoft proposes for Cortana to replace instruction manuals
Microsoft is always looking for ways to make their AI more useful and weave her more tightly into our lives. Their latest move is to use Cortana to help users set up other devices, as described in a recent patent application. They...
If Microsoft’s own Cortana speaker looked like this they could sell a million on day one
One day Microsoft will release an own-branded Cortana speaker, and it will probably have a screen and look a lot like the Echo Show. If hardware hacker¬†Jarem Archer had his way, however, it would be a lot more impressive. He crea...
Microsoft teases new Xbox Avatars and Xbox VR alongside new UI
by Asher Madan
Microsoft’s Build 2017 conference was quite revelatory and while the majority of the information was related to Windows 10 and its new design language, Xbox One snuck in some announcements too. As you all know, Microsoft Flu...