Cortana will not sound like Cortana on UK Home windows Telephones
Now that Microsoft is rolling Home windows Telephone eight.1 out to handsets, customers can now begin chatting with its new digital assistant, Cortana. Proper now, she’s restricted to the US, however the Cortana man at Microsoft, Marcus Ash, has tweeted that “barring an unexpected challenge,” the UK developer preview will go stay in “lower than two weeks” and, anticipate it, not function the reassuring tones of Jen Taylor, the unique expertise behind Halo’s Cortana. Like Apple’s Siri, Cortana will undertake a British accent when it rolls out, presumably to make house owners really feel extra snug when interacting with the digital sidekick. Positive, she’ll nonetheless take notes, dictate messages and supply up calendar alerts and reminders, she simply will not sound just like the Cortana you’ve got relied upon throughout many a gaming session (until you bask in a little bit of location trickery).
- Key specs
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- Sort Cellular / embedded OS
- Supply mannequin Closed
- Launched 2014-04-14