How to control your computer with your voice

Siri on macOS Sierra

Siri or Cortana aren’t just for your phone

Both Windows 10 and macOS Sierra come with voice-activated digital assistants to do your bidding. Here are all the different ways you can put them to use.

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Cortana can’t be disabled in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Microsoft won’t let you disable Cortana in future versions of Windows. Post-Anniversary Update, Cortana and desktop search will be functionally identical.

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Microsoft's Bing & Cortana apps for iPhone add 3D Touch, other new features

Article Image Microsoft on Thursday updated two of its iPhone apps — Cortana and Bing Search — with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, along with a number of other new upgrades.

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Cortana for iOS launching on Wednesday, Microsoft announces

Article Image Microsoft’s voice assistant, Cortana, will be available on “select” iPhone and Android devices starting on Wednesday, with Cyanogen OS suport coming later this month, according to an official blog post.

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Microsoft opens sign-ups for testing Cortana assistant app on iOS

Article Image Microsoft is now accepting public beta sign-ups for the iOS version of Cortana, which will bring a limited amount of the Windows assistant’s features to iPhones.

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Cortana Could Edge Out Siri, Google Now


Microsoft later this year will offer its Cortana personal assistant as a standalone app for iOS and Android devices. Microsoft has been working on the engine behind Cortana “for decades, and it’s arguably better than [Siri or Google Now] simply because it’s far more mature and comprehensive,” said tech analyst Rob Enderle. The company reportedly is working on a version of Cortana that will incorporate artificial intelligence advances developed in a research project named “Einstein.”

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Microsoft to bring Cortana voice assistant to Apple's iOS as third-party app

Microsoft is planning to bring Cortana, the voice assistant on Windows phones, to iOS and Android devices sometime after the technology arrives on desktop PCs this fall in Windows 10, according to a new report.



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Jen Taylor, voice of Microsoft Windows Cortana, prefers to use Apple's iPhone

Actress Jen Taylor, who voiced the the Cortana AI character in Halo games as well as providing the voice of Microsoft’s identically named Siri-like assistant for Windows Mobile, actually uses an iPhone.



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