Tell Microsoft how Cortana can make your life easier, enter to win a Lumia 635

Microsoft is - once again - hosting a sweepstakes that allows US residents to win a Nokia Lumia 635 smartphone. All you need to do to enter the contest is answer this question: "How can Cortana make your life easier?" You don’t have to search for elaborate answers, because Microsoft offers you answer variants to choose from, including "She sets quiet hours so I can relax at night," or "She sets reminders so I don't forget my mom's birthday."

To enter the sweepstakes you’ll have to visit the Nokia US Facebook page at the source link below (official rules are available there, too). You get extra shots to win if you invite your Facebook friends to join the contest - which, by the way, ends on August 13. There will be 5 winners, each receiving a Nokia Lumia 635, plus a mysterious "Cortana lunch box."

Already available to buy in the US, the Lumia 635 is a cheap Windows Phone 8.1 handset, but it’s one of the firsts to come with Cortana pre-installed

To learn more about the new smartphone, check out our Lumia 635 review here.

source: Nokia US (Facebook)

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Lumia 635
  • Display 4.5" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1830 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. naittosan

Posts: 239; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

That really sucks trying to make you create a Facebook account. Guess I'll pass on the contest.

10. engineer-1701d unregistered

just make Cortana cross platformyou will have hundreds of millions if not billions of downloads and you make money off of each one even if you charged $2 or even $5 foot container a lot of people would buy it you make more money in one weekend off of the app then the entire Windows Phone platform

11. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

I agree. Free Cortana!

15. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

They need to think long term ; they need to keep cortana o WP alone to leverage the paltform , get more costumers -> more developers -> more apps

2. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

A Lumia 635 Cheap budget junk phone. Why not the L930? My question is: why is there no major apps and games and bank apps , Cortana?

3. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

One of the very best budget phones available. Go troll elsewhere.

4. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I hate cheap budget and midrange devices I work in banking sector, there are no quality nor good bank apps Yeap, if anyone has adverse against Wp, their a troll Lmao

5. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

You don't work in the banking sector you work in the trolling sector. I can think of banking apps just off the top of my head like Bank of America, Chase, Ally, Mint, USAA, Wells Fargo etc but sure it has no banking apps. Your trolling is a repetitive as it gets, get outside go get some fresh air, take a break from your trolling addiction.

6. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Bnp Paribas

18. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Ouch for Bnp Paribas, just a simple search on that shows a record billion dollar losses. Pleading to violating sanctions. but did find this with a simple seach, same name as the android one, though i dont read french so dont know if it is a simple news app for the bank or an actual bank app. Edit:oh wait bing translate The BNP PARIBAS 'My accounts' application, it is my Bank and even more in my mobile! COMPLETE with all essential services: -your transactions in the last 3 months and future operations, -your transactions by credit card and the possibility to oppose, -the automatic classification of operations in categories of expenditure and revenue, -transfer to your accounts and your beneficiaries registered on BNPPARIBAS.NET, -the score of your operations,

8. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I don't like MS WP Everyone has right, for freedom of speech I don't like dictatorship You are an epic MS fanboy. And a jealous one, who can't accept, when others draws an inference against your beloved platform, brand and OS Vain and jealousy is in you You need help, not me. Your a fanboy, I'm not.

12. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Yes but its not everyday someone who doesn't like an OS for whatever reason come on the internet article after article bashing, its pathetic. I'm sure there are many individuals who dont like Android or iOS but they are not obsessed with bashing them. Try as you may there is no justification for your behavior, grow up. I rather be a fan than a troll anyday of the week.

13. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

"I rather be a fan than a troll anyday of the week." One person's fanboyism is another person's troll.

16. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I agree Liveitup, accept that last : "I rather be a fan than a troll any day of the week" Which I am not a troll. +1

7. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

does cortana have an always listening mode like the moto x?

9. NateAdam8

Posts: 436; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

I wish I could win a contest

19. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

I wish I could participate in this contest :P

14. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

By not talking to anyone starting with "Hello there"

17. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

A 635 would make my life easier by selling it and pocketing the money.

20. ibrahim.ahmed

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

Hey guys .. I have windows phone 8.1 on my Lumia 1520 but I don't have Cortana with update... I just want to know why this happened with my update

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