Tag: Cortana

Google Assistant still top of Smart Speaker IQ test

Loup Ventures likes to put digital assistants and smart speakers to the test in order to annually assess how Artificial Intelligence and these supposedly...

Microsoft will let Cortana read Outlook emails out loud soon

If you’re driving or you can’t scroll through your phone and yet you’re receiving a lot of emails, the next best thing, aside from...

Google Assistant tops new Digital Assistant IQ test

The competition to become the best digital voice assistant has been heating up as more people are now telling their phones to do stuff...

Cortana may come to Outlook on both Android and iOS

Cortana is Microsoft's very own smart voice assistant. It tries to compete with the more popular Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, and even Apple's Siri,...

Cortana now adds home automation capabilities, IFTTT integration

We’ve already written about how IFTTT – short for coding mantra “If This Then That” – makes a lot of things more convenient. It’s...

HP printers made smarter, printing now voice-activated

Voice and virtual assistants will continue to impact the smart home market this year. We have seen at the recently concluded CES 2018 how...

Cheetah Mobile launcher now incorporates Microsoft’s Cortana

While Apple’s Siri, and Samsung’s Bixby, and Google’s Google Assistant have started expanding their digital assistant worlds, Microsoft’s Cortana is lagging a bit in...

Cortana can now manage your Gmail account, Google Calendar

Microsoft’s digital voice assistant Cortana is now rolling out a new feature that might get more Android users to install it on their device....

Skype now integrates Cortana into your conversations

We’ve seen digital assistants being integrated into our conversations with loved ones and colleagues, with the intention of making our lives easier. But the...
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Amazon and Microsoft venture into Alexa-Cortana team-up

In a weird twist of fate, two smart assistants are teaming up. It is not exactly a new thing but Alexa and Cortana joining...

Cortana for Android gets updated look and UI, minor new features

You can probably forgive Microsoft for previously not paying much attention to the Android version of their Cortana digital assistant. After all, it’s not...

Fitbit skills now avaiable for Cortana-supported devices

If you keep track not just of your fitness activities but all other health-related aspects of your life, you know that it can sometimes...