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New Details Surface: ‘Cortana’ Personal Assistant to be a Shell Across All Devices (“almost magical”)

New Details Surface: ‘Cortana’ Personal Assistant to be a Shell Across All Devices (“almost magical”)

September 13, 2013 No Comments

The internet has been buzzing since word got out that Microsoft was working on a personal assistant codenamed ‘Cortana’. Not only because ths is a Siri (Apple) competitor but because the name Cortana is a big character from Microsoft’s popular Halo franchise. Windows Phone, Xbox and Halo fans alike are even voting to try and keep […]

Already 5,000+ Votes to Keep Microsoft’s New Personal Assistant Named ‘Cortana’ (Update: Now 22,000+ Votes)

Already 5,000+ Votes to Keep Microsoft’s New Personal Assistant Named ‘Cortana’ (Update: Now 22,000+ Votes)

September 13, 2013 No Comments

Yesterday it was revealed that Microsoft was working on a Personal Assistant for Windows Phone that is supposed to blow Siri away. The huge news however is that Microsoft codenamed this project ‘Cortana‘. Microsoft, Windows Phone and Halo fans rejoiced as we mull over the possibility of having a Personal Assistant named Cortana on our […]

To Beat Apple’s Siri, Microsoft Plans to Unleash Halo’s Cortana (Update: Images)

To Beat Apple’s Siri, Microsoft Plans to Unleash Halo’s Cortana (Update: Images)

September 12, 2013 2 Comments

With Apple’s Siri being a popular feature on Apple’s IOS platform on iPhones and iPads, Microsoft has refused to put out a competitor or updated version of TellMe until it gets things right and they go leaps and bounds over the rest Microsoft Bing’s director Stefan Weitz “We have had internal debates about when to […]

Audible recieves Windows Phone 8 update feauting support for Voice Commands

Audible recieves Windows Phone 8 update feauting support for Voice Commands

November 11, 2012 No Comments

Audible version 1.4 is now in the Windows Phone Store marketplace and now supports the new Windows Phone 8 OS. This update takes full advantage of the new voice command implementations made possible by Microsoft’s TellMe services in the latest SDK. The feature is activated by holding down the start button, launching voice command and then saying […]

Microsoft: Windows Phone and Ford Sync Integration (video)

Microsoft: Windows Phone and Ford Sync Integration (video)

July 9, 2012 1 Comment

Here we have Microsoft’s Chris Elliott and Brian Seitz talking to Geekazine about Ford Sync and Windows Phone integration. They also talk about using Windows 8, Windows Phone, Windows Live, Bing, Azure, and Tellme for the next version of Sync. We already have seen something like that previously with Microsoft’s famed custom Mustang Packed with Windows 8,  […]

Improved Voice Controls in Kinect: What Does that Mean for Windows Phone?

Improved Voice Controls in Kinect: What Does that Mean for Windows Phone?

August 16, 2011 2 Comments

GeekWire posted a YouTube video highlighting the improved UI in the Kinect after having received the Fall update for Xbox 360. The Kinect is able to interpret more commands and that is incorporated in the gameplay as is seen in the video. So what does that have to do with Windows Phone? Apparently everything. Windows […]

Microsoft Shows Off the Future Power of Microsoft Tellme on Windows Phone (video)

Microsoft Shows Off the Future Power of Microsoft Tellme on Windows Phone (video)

August 10, 2011 2 Comments

I was already impressed by some of the Mango features we have been discussing as of late like Talking Caller ID Feature and Voice to Text. So now this next video is just plain showing off. Imagine just talking to your phone like a person, even your phone talking back and calling you by your […]

HTC ONE (M8) For Windows Officially Announced & Now Available For Verizon Wireless (Press Release)

HTC offers Windows platform on flagship device, blends premium hardware with unique software experience BELLEVUE, WA – August 19,...

Watch Microsoft’s New Windows Phone Ad Featuring Instagram, OneDrive, Amazing Photos, & Cortana (VIDEO)

Check out the latest ad by Microsoft showcasing the Nokia Lumia 1020 with Instagram and OneDrive and the newly,...

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