Tag: digital assistant

App Review, Applications

Microsoft’s Cortana for Android and iOS is now dead

April 2, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Microsoft announced back in July that it will discontinue Cortana for Android and iOS in 2021. If you’ve been using the digital assistant on your mobile phone, then you’ll probably be disappointed to hear that the app is no longer […]

Android, Android Phone

Cortana for Android to gain lock screen functionality

January 19, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

According to a new beta release, Cortana for Android will soon gain a new trick. Microsoft will soon enable lock screen support on Cortana for Android. The most recent beta release of the app includes this feature, and when enabled, […]

App Review, News and Press

Apple recently fixed some Siri flaws following complaints, says it focuses on enhancing common …

October 13, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

While Siri did get smarter with the launch of iOS 10, it’s still widely believed that the Apple’s virtual assistant lags behind offering from Google and even the original creators of Siri. Today, tech veteran Walt Mossberg penned a column […]


Google Home is set to battle Amazon’s Echo for voice control of the smart home

October 5, 2016

Via: Tech Hive

OK Google, it’s time to take aim at Alexa. Google has announced that consumers can now preorder its Google Home digital assistant for $129, with a ship date of November 4. First revealed at Google I/O in May, Google Home […]

News and Press

Why Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion, in one word: Cortana

June 14, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

Right now, Cortana provides some basic information about your calendar, suggesting, for example, what time you’ll need to leave to ensure you arrive at your next meeting on time. In Microsoft’s digital future, Cortana will be able to sum up […]

News and Press

Microsoft patent is for those times when all of your devices answer to “Hey Cortana” at once

June 6, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Microsoft has applied for a patent on a technology that prevents multiple devices from activating Cortana all at the same time when you say “Hey, Cortana.” If you own a Windows 10 Mobile handset, a Microsoft Band 2, the Surface […]