You've been able to configure Cortana as the default assistant in Android for quite some time, but the option is hard to find.
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Microsoft announced that it was improving the Cortana integration in its Edge web browser in the most recent version of Windows 10.
Microsoft is actively testing moving Cortana from the taskbar to the system tray; they are also testing out a new conversation-based UI layout too.
During his Build 2017 keynote address, Microsoft's Terry Myerson referred to Mixed Reality as "the next wave" of computing. But I think ambient computing is a much bigger deal.
On the opening day of Build 2017, Microsoft revealed that HP and Intel are partnering with it on Cortana hardware devices.
Like Microsoft, Amazon.com came too late to the smartphone market. But unlike the software giant, Amazon has already found its Next Big Thing.
Brad revealed Harmon Kardon's secret website for its Cortana-powered Invoke smart speaker earlier today. But now the firm has provided a few more details.
The Invoke, a speaker by Harman Kardon with Cortana built-in, has finally been uncovered and it will be arriving this fall.
Microsoft issued a single driver update for Surface Studio last night. And while that may not seem all that exciting, it adds "Wake on Voice" capabilities to the PC workstation.
Microsoft's plans for taking on Amazon Echo and Google Home are starting to come together with a few more puzzle pieces spotted in Redstone 3.
Earlier this month, Microsoft updated Cortana for Android so that it would work in a read-only mode above the lock screen. Now, you can interact with Cortana above the lock screen.
Three months after its release on Android, Cortana 2.0 is now available on iPhone as well. The big news here is a redesigned user experience.
Google just announced that it will bring Google Assistant to Android 6.0 and 7.0 handsets starting this week.
I've been slow to embrace digital personal assistants like Cortana. But these technologies have gotten dramatically better over the past year. More important, they are indeed the future of personal computing.
Microsoft this week began rolling out an update to Cortana that makes the personal digital assistant's reminder capabilities a lot more sophisticated.