• Microsoft's Mobile Fail: What Happens Now?

    Microsoft's Mobile Fail: What Happens Now?

    Since Satya Nadella took the helm as Microsoft's CEO, he has turned its mobile business upside-down.Despite thousands of job cuts, billions of dollars in restructuring charges, and dwindling sales, the tech giant remains committed to a mobile strategy.
  • Microsoft Band 2 Update Offers Android Support For Cortana

    Microsoft Band 2 Update Offers Android Support For Cortana

    This webinar discusses how the biggest problems to your web site aren't cross-site scripting and S Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available to owners of the Band 2 who are pairing the wearable with an Android device.This gives owners of the Band 2, when paired with Android devices, the ability to issue voice commands through the wearable -- a feature previously limited to users pairing the wearable with a Windows Phone device.
  • Harman Kardon Teases Cortana-Powered Digital Assistant for the Home, Coming 2017

    Harman Kardon Teases Cortana-Powered Digital Assistant for the Home, Coming 2017

    Ever since Amazon launched Echo, every other company in the field of digital assistants has been playing catch up.With Google launching Google Home, it’s just Microsoft and Apple we’re waiting on, but with the Windows and Harman Kardon teams now teasing a Cortana-powered digital assistant speaker for the home, Apple is all that’s left.
  • Microsoft's Cortana is Coming to Android Lock Screens

    Microsoft's Cortana is Coming to Android Lock Screens

    Users of Microsoft’s Cortana on Android, get ready for even easier access to the personal assistant.In the beta version, you are supposedly able to enable Cortana access that shows the Cortana icon as you wake your phone.
  • Microsoft Cortana (for iPhone)

    Microsoft Cortana (for iPhone)

    With the free Cortana iPhone app, I can get Cortana's help from my Apple handset.The Cortana iPhone app does have some limitations not shared by Siri, but it also adds unique capabilities of its own.
  • With Cortana Speaker, Microsoft Is Again Late to the Party

    With Cortana Speaker, Microsoft Is Again Late to the Party

    Imagine an Amazon Echo with stellar sound quality that wasn't primarily intended to sell you stuff you don't need.That's what the Microsoft Cortana-powered Harman Kardon Invoke promises to be, but most people will probably never hear about it, let alone purchase one.
  • Cortana Turned Into a Holographic Assistant

    Cortana Turned Into a Holographic Assistant

    Many Windows users now identify Cortana as Microsoft's helpful personal assistant built into Windows 10.So software developer Jarem Archer decided to combine the two and created a Cortana holographic assistant.
  • Microsoft's Unveils GLAS, a Stylish Cortana-Powered Thermostat

    Microsoft's Unveils GLAS, a Stylish Cortana-Powered Thermostat

    Unveiled in a YouTube video Thursday, GLAS (pronounced "glass") is the result of a partnership between Microsoft and Johnson Controls, a maker of HVAC, fire, and security systems.Check out the video below for a peek at the stylish thermostat, which features a see-through touch screen.