What good is a digital assistant if she can't tell you to leave early because of traffic reports? That's a question asked by Microsoft at any rate.
The Windows Phone 8.1 new voice assistant, Cortana, is built to have better brains than Apple’s Siri and Google Now.
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Here's a sampling of the best features baked into Cortana, Microsoft's shiny new voice assistant for Windows Phone 8.1.
Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.
The updated Insteon app for Windows Phone 8.1 includes a variety of voice controls.
Running on the new HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, the Cortana voice-activated assistant touts its superiority over Apple's Siri.
Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.
Microsoft's smartphone personal assistant is also now equipped to work in United Kingdom, and early versions have been pushed out for Australia, Canada, and India.
It's a Microsoft spot. Guess which voice assistant emerges victorious.
Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.