Microsoft showcases Cortana's capabilities in a new video, reminds you to have fun
Thus, Redmond released a brief “educational” video, centered around Cortana's skills, which will undoubtedly come in pretty handy to the users of the update mobile OS. The video reveals that “she” (as Microsoft refers to its voice assistant) will not only answer your questions, but will also keep tabs on your interests and preferences, thus creating a more personal experience. While pretty adequate, this is not as impressive as Redmond's plans to endow Cortana with rather curious deep-learning and recognition functionalities. Oh, and let's not forget about the almost-perfect guessing streak!
Without further ado, check out Microsoft's video below.
source: Windows Phone via WPCentral
1. Arte-8800 (Posts: 4281; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
I believe and heard and seen, that Cortana is actually better than Google and Siri....?
6. Ashoaib (Posts: 1975; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)
seems MS is putting alot of efforts behind cortina... thats not bad
9. ihavenoname (Posts: 1377; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)
Cortana powered by Google would be awesome.
8. elitewolverine (Posts: 1569; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)
I have used all 3 side by side, they all have their strengths but it really comes down to, how will you use it.
With Cortana I use it for geo based reminders all the time.
Example: "when I visit the store, remind me to pickup ..." and low and behold when I get to the store (either the one saved or the one I choose which comes in handy) it dings. This comes in handy cause I don't get the ding to pick up pet food when I hit my grocery store, cause it knows I set the store to petsmart.
I also use it to set person reminders, like I forget tons when I talk to the fiancé, so when I need to remember something, a simple, "When I call (nickname) remind me about ...."
2. billgates (banned) (Posts: 555; Member since: 29 May 2014)
I want to get in on some cortana love. Release a new high end phone Microsoft and I may get one to try
5. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2624; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
Oh, c'mon, Cortana came just now. :)
7. Ashoaib (Posts: 1975; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)
haha.... yeah! certainly they didnt fire cortana
10. ady_lad (Posts: 73; Member since: 17 Jul 2013)
Cortana, remind next time when i see Elop to kick him in the face...
12. Arte-8800 (Posts: 4281; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
I'm with you
Punch it the face
Pos killed my beloved Nokia 8800 series
11. Settings (Posts: 313; Member since: 02 Jul 2014)
Cortana can read aloud my texts. A thing Google Now and Siri cant do. I can reply or call back just by dictating to her, without touching my phone.
Also when you send a text with time in it, she asks if you want to set an appointment. How nifty.
The best part is, most of her activities can be done offline.
13. erikiksaz (Posts: 109; Member since: 22 Apr 2010)
Google Now "What's up?" and it'll read all of your texts out loud.
14. Tumaini (Posts: 21; Member since: 24 Sep 2013)
My next love is Cortana....take off ur clothes!..................it's bed time! Hahaha.. Nokia ,u the #Best