Microsoft confirms bring Cortana to Android and iOS




Microsoft releases its digital assistant Cortana as an app for Android and iOS. That the company confirmed in a video about the arrival of the Phone Companion app. With this app, Windows 10 users to connect to multiple smartphones.

“We make it possible for Windows 10 users to the intelligence of the Cortana assistant to take on not just Windows Phones, but also on an Android device or iPhone as an app that you can install on one of those devices’ , explains Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Operating Systems Group at Microsoft.

Android users can boot Cortana as an app and then ask all questions to the assistant are also possible with Windows. They can also create reminders and receive alerts. How Cortana on iOS, Belfiore does not say in the video.

The announcement is part of the demonstration of the Phone Companion app from Microsoft. This app for Windows 10 helps users to connect their PC to their smartphone, whether Windows, Android or iOS running. The app shows the user what to install Microsoft services on their handsets that work with programs on their PC, such as Cortana, Skype and OneDrive.

Rumours have long recognized the round which Cortana would come to Android and iOS.


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