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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Smartphone assistants are prepped for battle! We get our hands on an early version of Cortana. Can she stand up to her foes?
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At the company's Build developer conference in San Francisco, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore demos a new addition to the Windows Phone 8 operating system, a personal assistant called Cortana.
Cortana isn't all dry facts and figures. Ask this voice assistant the right questions, and wait for the sass-back to begin.
Dive a little deeper into Cortana's anthropomorphized personality with these questions and commands.
Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.
The virtual personal assistant to be released with the new Windows Phone 8.1 update will speak in English and then Chinese. Spanish won’t be available until 2015.