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News regarding Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana for Windows

A new Shazam for Windows 10

November 4, 2015 |

Shazam the popular music recognition service has released a new Windows 10 app. This brings the popular mobile version of the app to big screen desktops and tablets as a universal app. We tested out the functionality with a few … Read More

“Hey Cortana” on Windows 10 is awesome, but can also be irritating at times

July 27, 2015 | | 3 Comments

One of my favorite features of Windows 10 is “Hey Cortana,” which (if you’re not already aware) allows you to simply say “Hey, Cortana” and have her do stuff.

Well, as it turns out, one of my favorite features with … Read More

“Hi, I’m Cortana, and I’m coming soon to even more countries with Windows 10”

July 20, 2015 | | One Comment

We’ve been enjoying Microsoft’s sassy digital assistant here in the U.S. for awhile now, with the UK and China also able to utilize the software to its fullest and residents in Australia, India, and Germany getting an early “Alpha” version. … Read More

Cortana celebrates World Emoji Day with Emoji out of a fairy tale

July 17, 2015 | | 2 Comments

Who doesn’t like waking up to a little smile to start the day? Or in this case, quite a few smiles courtesy of Bing and Cortana.

The digital assistant is showing off a classic fairy tale using nothing but emoji … Read More

FitBit for Windows Phone Gains Mobile Run, Mobile Badges Support

July 9, 2015 |

Fitbit has updated their Windows Phone app to version 1.8.270, bringing support for Mobile Run and Mobile Badges Support to the popular fitness application.

Essentially, Mobile Run uses the GPS in your device to track your movements and how you … Read More

English Education: Word List for Windows Phone seeks to help you increase your vocabulary

June 24, 2015 |

If you’re looking to give your vocabulary a bit of a boost, you may like to try downloading Word List to help you build your speaking and writing skills.

Word List contains over thousand words with definitions that will help … Read More

Game Troopers Announces the Availability of What in the World? for Windows Phone

June 3, 2015 |

Game Troopers just keeps the hits flowing to Windows Phone. and Windows PCs and tablets. Following the launch of Overkill 3 on Windows 8.1 and 10 last week, the developer has now released What in the World? for Windows Phone … Read More

Putting Cortana on iOS and Android is Good for Microsoft, but Is It Really Good for Windows?

May 27, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it would be bringing Cortana to iOS and Android. While there are certainly mostly positive and compelling reasons for Microsoft to do so, many hardcore Windows users have expressed frustration and annoyance at Redmond … Read More

Will Cortana make an appearance at the Brit Awards with Clean Bandit?

February 22, 2015 |

Microsoft Lumia UK has recently posted this video to their Youtube page, The video portrays the band Clean Bandit (love the name) on a couch getting prepared for the Brit awards.
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Cortana on Project Spartan and Windows 10

January 22, 2015 |

Continuing the Windows 10 coverage, we move onto our own personal digital assistant, Cortana.
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Windows 10 and Universal apps across devices

January 21, 2015 |

During the Windows 10 event, Joe Belfiore had the opportunity to show us Universal apps coming with the Windows 10 experience on multiple devices.
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Microsoft’s Windows 10 Press Event Wrap Up: Here’s What You Missed

January 21, 2015 |

The Microsoft Windows 10 live-streamed event has come to a close, the future for Windows looks very bright! For those of you that missed my last post, I was looking forward to seeing new hardware and thankfully, I wasn’t left disappointed.
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