Microsoft Releases Redesigned Cortana App for iOS
Microsoft today released an updated Cortana app for iOS, which features an overhauled interface and new features like music and podcasts support.
For those unfamiliar with Cortana, it is Microsoft’s version of Siri or Alexa, an AI-based personal assistant that can answer questions and complete small tasks.
Microsoft has been testing the revamped version of Cortana since October. The new interface is focused on conversational experiences with Cortana, plus it includes support for music and podcast suggestions, and a focus on setting reminders, timers, and meetings.
Cortana 3.0 offers up a new conversational experience when asking questions, and there is a new dedicated spot for setting up and managing Cortana devices. Microsoft’s full release notes for the update are below:
· A new conversational experience for answers
· A new place to manage and set up your Cortana devices
· Listen to music and podcasts on the go
· Stay on top of your tasks managing meetings, emails, reminders and To Do on the go
· Join your next Skype or Teams meeting by simply asking Cortana
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