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Cortana for iPad is now available with a brand-new design

Microsoft has released its smart assistant Cortana to Apple iPad devices. The new app update for iPad brings a brand-new Cortana design. In addition, Cortana is now 20% faster.

Cortana can help you keep track of the important stuff wherever you are, across your devices. Set a reminder on your PC to pick something up at the store and she’ll alert you on your phone when you get there.

Cortana for iPad
Cortana for iPad

What’s new in Cortana for iPad:

  • Introducing a brand-new Cortana for iPad design. Enjoy an exclusive layout and interface for your iPad.
  • Cortana now launches 20% faster.

You can download the app from here.

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Microsoft Launcher beta update 4.6 comes with Cortana integration

Microsoft Launcher beta update 4.6 for Android is now rolling out for testers. The latest update comes with Cortana integration and other new features.

Microsoft’s digital assistant is now a part of Microsoft Launcher. You can now access Cortana with a right-swipe from your home screen. You can use the digital assistant to do things like make calls, change your wallpaper, schedule meetings, and more.

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microsoft-launcher-sihmar

New in Microsoft Launcher beta update 4.6

  • Cortana Integration – Your personal digital assistant comes in the Microsoft Launcher: use Cortana to make a call, schedule meetings, change the wallpaper, Continue on PC or read the latest headlines!
  • Share Launcher via NFC & QR code;
  • Support for Arabic/RTL languages
  • Intune integration supports remote data-wiping;
  • Choose what contacts to display on your People card
  • Place widgets into the dock
  • Pin searched app/contact to home screen

You can download the app from the link below.

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Cortana v2.9.13 for Android released with minor fixes

Microsoft Cortana 2.9.13 update for Android is now available for download. The latest beta update comes with minor changes and bug fixes. Previously, update 2.9.8 was released a new widget ” Quick Actions ” which provides access to the main voice server functions.

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Cortana app for Android

What’s new in Cortana 2.9.13:

  • Bug fixes and various enhancements.

You can download the app from Play Store here and APK file from the link below.

Download Cortana APK

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Cortana version 2.9.8.2007 released for Android devices

Microsoft Cortana 2.9.8.2007 update for Android is now available for download. The latest beta update comes with a new widget ” Quick Actions ” which provides access to the main voice server functions.

In addition, there are various bug fixes and various enhancements. Check out full changelog below.

What’s new in Cortana 2.9.8.2007:

  • New widget ” Quick Actions ” – provides access to the main voice server functions.
  • Added support for Canadian English for all.
  • Bug fixes and various enhancements.

You can download the app from Play Store here and APK file from the link below.

Download Cortana 2.9.8.2007 APK file
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Pre-order Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker from here

Pre-order for Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker is now available in the US. You can pre-order Cortana powered speaker for $199 in the US only. Harman Kardon Invoke speaker delivers powerful 360-degree sound from three direct-radiating woofers, three direct-radiating tweeters, and two passive radiators.

Invoke also features Harman’s Sonique far-field voice recognition technology with seven-microphones. Spotify Premium, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn will be available at launch. Microsoft is also working with Pandora to add their service in the near future.

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Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker with Cortana Features

  • Voice-activated speaker with premium sound and Cortana’s intelligence
  • Powerful 360° sound delivered from 3 woofers, 3 tweeters, and 2 passive radiators
  • Play your favorite music with the sound of your voice
  • Get answers to questions, manage your schedule, set and receive reminders, and more
  • Make and receive hands-free calls with Skype
  • Voice-control your smart home devices
  • Free Skype calling from the US to mobile phones and landlines in the US, Canada, and Mexico*

You can pre-order Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker for $199 from Microsoft Store, Best Buy, and HarmanKardon.com.

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Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana releasing on October 22

Microsoft is now ready with its first Cortana powered Harman Kardon Invoke speaker. The new voice-activated speaker from Harman Kardon is releasing on Sunday, October 22.

Harman Kardon Invoke speaker delivers powerful 360-degree sound from three direct-radiating woofers, three direct-radiating tweeters, and two passive radiators. Invoke also features Harman’s Sonique far-field voice recognition technology with seven-microphones. Spotify Premium, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn will be available at launch. Microsoft is also working with Pandora to add their service in the near future.

https://youtu.be/UMnVAZpPGUs

Invoke will also feature unlimited free outbound calling from the United States to mobile phones and landlines in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Guam.

You’ll also be able to control your smart home devices, including those from SmartThings, Nest, Philips Hue, Wink, and Insteon. And with the Cortana Skills Kit announced this past spring, a growing list of partners and developers are creating intelligent, personalized experiences for Cortana, including Capital One, Expedia, Fitbit, OpenTable, and others.

Invoke Speaker

Invoke will be available in-store and online at Microsoft Store, Best Buy, and online at HarmanKardon.com. Invoke comes in two color options, Pearl Silver (White) and Graphite (Black) and retails for $199.95 USD.

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Cortana version 2.6 released on iOS with major changes

A new version of Cortana app is now available in Apple App Store. The latest Cortana version 2.6 for iOS comes with a new look with an improved and simplified user experience. Also, a new feature to create simple reminders is added.

In addition, there is now a new page to access the profile and settings for users to easily manage their preferences. Apart from this, there are minor bug fixes and various enhancements.

Cortana 2.6 update for iOS
Cortana 2.6 update for iOS

Cortana version 2.6 update for iOS

  • Introduced a new look with an improved and simplified user experience.
  • New feature to create simple reminders.
  • New page to access the profile and settings.
  • Bug fixes and various enhancements.

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Cortana comes to Skype app on Android and iOS devices

Today, Microsoft announced that Cortana is now available on Skype app as in-context assistance. The AI assistant now suggests useful information based on your chat, like restaurant options or movie reviews. Cortana also suggests smart replies, allowing you to respond to any message quickly and easily—without typing a thing.

Cortana can also help you organize your day. It can detect when you’re talking about scheduling events or things you have to do and will recommend setting up a reminder, which you will receive on all your devices that have Cortana enabled.

In addition, Cortana is also a contact in Skype. So now, you can have natural conversations in one-on-one chats with Cortana. You can also ask Cortana to check your flight status, give you a stock quote, or suggest the best restaurants in your area.

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Cortana in Skype is now available for Android and iOS customers in the United States. However, the update will gradually roll out to everyone.

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Cortana 2.9.5.11939 beta released with improvements and fixes

Microsoft Cortana 2.9.5.11939 update for Android is now available for download. The latest beta update comes with a new startup screen that advises you to set Cortana as the default server. In addition, a new ” To-do ” tab added on the main app screen. Now you can quickly add a new task or view them all. Check out full changelog below.

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Cortana 2.9.5.11939 for Android

What’s new in Cortana 2.9.5.11939:

  • Introduced a new startup screen that advises you to set Cortana as the default server.
  • A new ” To-do ” tab added on the main app screen. Now you can quickly add a new task or view them all.
  • A new entry in Settings, ” Launcher settings “: Enabling Cortana on your system launcher will display the virtual server icon on the home – clicking on it will display reminders.
  • Open the Outlook app for the Suggested Reminders.
  • Improved tips.
  • Improved widgets.
  • Improved the History section.
  • Bug fixes and various enhancements.

You can download the app from Play Store here and APK file from the link below.

Download Cortana 2.9.5.11939 APK file
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Cortana 2.9.4.11905 beta brings fixes and improvements on Android devices

Microsoft Cortana 2.9.4.11905 update for Android is now available for download. The latest beta update introduces smart tips to help you quickly accomplish your business. In addition, you can now see the latest news and news in the My day section. The update also includes various other bug fixes and improvements to the app.

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Microsoft Cortana 2.9.4.11905 update for Android

What’s new in Cortana 2.9.4.11905:

  • Now you can see the latest news and news in the My day section.
  • Introduced smart tips to help you quickly accomplish your business.
  • Users can create a new list of items and modify them later.
  • It’s easier to log in: you can quickly register your phone number.
  • Introduced tips and personalized tips.
  • The Chitchat buttons, so fun in Cortana, do the operation after a click.
  • Bug fixes and various enhancements.

You can download the app from Play Store here and APK file from the link below.

Download Cortana 2.8.4 APK file