Microsoft announces updated Cortana experience by removing music, connected home and third-party skills
Microsoft today revealed the future of Cortana digital assistant. Microsoft is now positioning Cortana as your personal productivity assistant. So, Microsoft is removing music, connected home and third-party skills of Cortana. T...
Microsoft introduce Indexer Diagnostics app for Windows Search
Windows Search has, arguably, become too cluttered over time. While the addition of Cortana, plus multiple other features, certainly maximised its function- they’ve also made it slower than ever before. Many Windows users ...
Contractor reveals “crazy” lack of security around the review of Skype and Cortana voice recording...
There was a bit of a brouhaha in July last year when it was revealed that Apple, Google and Microsoft all listened in on voice assistant voice commands for training purposes. At the time the main issue was that users were not info...
Amazon’s Alexa app for PC gets a great new feature
In 2018 Amazon brought their Alexa app to PCs, allowing users, for example, to control their smart home from anywhere without being close to a smart speaker. The description of the app reads: The convenience of Alexa, now on your ...
Cortana death delayed: You’ll be able to use Cortana inside Microsoft Launcher till 20th March
With the demise of Windows Phone, the future of Microsoft’s digital assistant became uncertain. While Microsoft’s decision to discontinue its Windows Phone effort gave a big blow to the future of Cortana, many argued t...
Cortana gets a significant update for Windows 10 20H1 PCs
Microsoft has been slowly cutting back on the features supported by their voice assistant, Cortana, including removing its integration from Android handsets and taking away support for basic features such as setting timers. It see...
Microsoft’s new patent sheds light on the user of Cortana in a business environment
Recently Microsoft showcased smarter scheduling capabilities and better integration with Outlook Mobile for Cortana. Following the unveil, Microsoft confirmed the departure of Cortana from iOS and Android. This pointed to the fact...
Microsoft confirms Cortana for iOS and Android killed off everywhere except USA, reveals when Surface Buds are...
Speaking to VentureBeat, Microsoft’s Andrew Shuman, the successor to Javier Soltero and Corporate Vice President for Cortana, confirmed that Cortana for iOS and Android would be withdrawn from all international markets excep...
Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana speaker now useless, cant even set timers
Two years ago Microsoft introduced the Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana-powered speaker for $199. That price did not last long, and a year later Microsoft was clearing it for $100. The speaker featured high-quality speakers and desp...