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.
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.
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Thanks to an upcoming app update, Windows Phone 8.1 users will soon be able to call on the virtual assistant to check the thermostat or turn the lights off.
A Skype for Windows Phone update integrates the virtual assistant. You can make a call by saying. "Skype, get Mom on the screen," Microsoft says.