Microsoft’s Cortana has been released for Android and iOS ecosystems, since the virtual assistant is now offered on a special selection of mobile gadgets beginning this week, This move comes with the support for Cyanogen OS arriving later these days, according to a formal short article. For iPhone users, the application will be out soon in the United States and China, the company said.
Even if the program can be utilized by itself, the application is mainly interesting for Windows 10 customers, since it allows them to make voice commands on their Microsoft PCs or tablets and have them instantly shown on the cell phone, or the other way around. The software company first exposed its program to present the Siri-like virtual assistant to additional cellular systems back this summer, and the version for Android operating devices went on public try out in August, then followed by the restricted beta launch for iOS in November.
The application is successfully a partner for Windows 10 devices, allowing people to start and complete projects across different gadgets, get pointers, monitor key data like flight schedules, receive missed-call alerts and many more feature useful for any user. People can, for example, create various location-based indications from their desktop and see them activated when they appear somewhere on the iPhone.
In the same way, offers, flight tickets and other information monitored through the PC edition of Cortana is sent to iOS. Generally, the application provides the same queries and recommendations as in Microsoft Windows, depending on optionally available data stored in Cortana’s Notebook, such as hobbies and weather condition. The iOS version is more restricted than its alternatives in some aspects.
Customers cannot say “Hey Cortana” and activate the application for example, and it cannot be applied to change configurations or open other applications, as it is the case with Windows gadgets. With regards to the new systems, only Android clients can receive missed call notifications and SMS responses in Microsoft Windows 10. These features can be vital in the customers’ preference for one or another of the vast ecosystems that populate the mobile world nowadays.
In a similar manner, only the Cyanogen operating system, a platform installed on OnePlus’ smart phones, will have some type of strong incorporation experienced by Microsoft’s systems, such as configuration management and the capability to say “Hey Cortana” anytime they want. Users will even have the possibility to close the phone via speech commands. The version for iPhones will be downloaded for free and needs iOS 8 and newer to work properly.
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