Video shows ‘digital assistant’ Cortana in Windows Phone 8.1




A video shows the interface of the “digital assistant” Cortana in Windows Phone 8.1. When setup Cortana asks the user to include preferences. Log in with a Microsoft account is necessary for the operation of the service.

Cortana will, as previous rumors suggested , Bing replaced shortcut under the Search button that is required in Windows Phone. Standard Cortana listening to voice commands, although users can also type business. An example of a command “Wake me up at 7am” to set the alarm.

Microsoft makes Cortana combining Siri on iOS and Google Now on Android devices. Cortana is probably an evolution of the current voice commands on Windows Phone. It is still unclear whether Microsoft will support the Dutch language, but the current voice control no. Supports Dutch

The blog UnleashThePhones published the video. The site has in recent weeks and months has often been shown to have a phone with Windows Phone 8.1. Although has made known a few details of the update Microsoft will likely present the new version of Windows Phone on its Build developer conference in April. Besides Cortana Windows Phone 8.1 includes many other new features, such as a non-disturb mode, themes for the home screen and much more.


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