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Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

By 26 May 2015

Microsoft has officially announced that its smart assistant, Cortana, will be arriving on iPhone and Android devices soon. Cortana will be available in app form for iOS and Android where it will work with all the same questions it responds to on Microsoft... >>

Scrap Siri, say goodbye to Google Now, Cortana is coming to iPhone and Android

Scrap Siri, say goodbye to Google Now, Cortana is coming to iPhone and Android

By 13 March 2015

Reports today claim that Microsoft's voice assistant software is coming to both iOS and Android, with the hope that it will replace Apple's Siri and Google Now. The Windows Phone voice recognition software and personal assistant algorithms are highly... >>

Microsoft Spartan shown off with Cortana changing the way we browse the web (video)

Microsoft Spartan shown off with Cortana changing the way we browse the web (video)

By 4 March 2015

Microsoft announced its new browser at Mobile World Congress, which it calls Spartan. It's not going to replace Internet Explorer 11 just yet but shows a glimpse of how the future of web browsing can look. And it looks like the future will be a breeze.... >>

You shouldn't bet on Cortana, just yet

You shouldn't bet on Cortana, just yet

By 9 February 2015

Last week we brought you the news that Cortana was now offering Premier League football predictions directly to your Windows Phone.  Cortana has previously enjoyed plenty of success with such predictions, leading us to think that Microsoft had somehow... >>

Cortana brings Premier League predictions straight to your Windows Phone

Cortana brings Premier League predictions straight to your Windows Phone

By 4 February 2015

Cortana, Windows Phone's personal assistant, will now predict the outcome of Premier League matches, so you can ask your phone for weekend predictions before heading to the bookies. Cortana told us that West Ham would beat Manchester United, and that... >>

Cortana will have British accent on UK Windows Phones, preview lands next month

Cortana will have British accent on UK Windows Phones, preview lands next month

By 26 July 2014

Microsoft is slowly rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 and of course the Cortana virtual assistant to handsets, but Brits in the UK who are familiar with the Halo game series won't get the Cortana they've known and loved for years. Although Cortana is limited... >>

Fancy a sure fire tip on the World Cup winner? Consult Cortana

Fancy a sure fire tip on the World Cup winner? Consult Cortana

By 2 July 2014

Cortana, Microsoft's Siri-like personal assistant for Windows Phone 8.1, has so far been 100 per cent accurate when predicting World Cup results. The company started to consult her at the beginning of the last 16 knockout round and she has correctly identified... >>

Cortana coming to UK Windows Phone 8.1 handsets ‘soon'

Cortana coming to UK Windows Phone 8.1 handsets ‘soon'

By 29 May 2014

Microsoft has teased that its voice-controlled personal assistant Cortana will be coming to the UK soon. Posted on its official Windows Phone UK Twitter account, the tweet simply says "soon" above a picture of what looks like a Nokia Lumia 1020 with the... >>

How to get Cortana to work on Windows Phone in the UK

How to get Cortana to work on Windows Phone in the UK

By 15 April 2014

Here's a loaded question: how do you get Cortana voice assist on your Windows Phone 8 device in the UK? Technically you're supposed to wait until the second half of 2014 when Cortana will roll out as part of a Windows Phone 8.1 update. America will get... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana available now: Here's how to get it

Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana available now: Here's how to get it

By 14 April 2014

Microsoft has released the developers build of Windows Phone 8.1 months before it is expected to be rolled out publicly. It is strictly only available to the development community, but if you just cannot wait until the official final release hits your... >>