Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana revealed

That Harman Kardon Cortana speaker we’ve been getting excited about in recent weeks has quietly, and perhaps prematurely been revealed. Invoke is coming soon and looks about as we’d expect it to. Harman Kardon has quietly pushed its website live, first noticed by the team at Thurrott, and is inviting early registrations for folks interested […]

Microsoft reveals GLAS, a gorgeous Cortana-powered thermostat

Move over smart speakers, this Cortana-powered thermostat is where it’s at. Microsoft has revealed a partnership with Johnson Controls to build a thermostat that also happens to feature Cortana. The company showed off the futuristic looking thermostat, appropriately called GLAS, in a new YouTube video (via The Verge). Check it out below: With its translucent […]

Cortana is far from dead as Microsoft plans to make an ‘Intelligent OS’ with Windows 10

With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapping recently many people have been worried about Microsoft’s Cortana assistant. After all, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s smart services dominated the show with plenty of new product announcements and – more importantly – large partnerships with home accessory makers (notably absent: Apple). Despite that, however, Microsoft did have some […]

Cortana now works on the Microsoft Band with Android phones

Microsoft originally launched Cortana on the Microsoft Band strictly for Windows Phone users. Less than two years after releasing the original Band, Microsoft is now extending its Cortana feature to Android phone users. The latest Microsoft Health app unlocks Cortana integration for Android users, and you’ll need the Cortana app for Android to make use of […]