Twitter for Windows Phone Earns New Features
Twitter today updated its mobile app for Windows Phone devices and took the opportunity to add new functions. For example, Twitter now integrates with the People Hub for saving Twitter profile data. The new app also makes it possible to share web links from Internet Explorer and to send Tweets with help from Cortana. Twitter says it fixed some bugs, too. Twitter for Windows Phone is free to download from the Windows Store.
Microsoft Releases Cortana for Android in Beta Form
Aug 24, 2015
Microsoft today made its Cortana voice-activated personal assistant available to Android users via the Google Play Store beta channel. The app had previously only been available through a closed beta, but is now accessible through an open beta program.
BlackBerry Expands Hub+ to More Android Phones
Sep 8, 2016
BlackBerry today made its BlackBerry Hub+ suite of enterprise applications available to a wider range of devices. At the same time, it added five more apps to the suite.
Cortana for Android Now Works On the Lock Screen
Mar 27, 2017
Microsoft today made it possible for Android device owners to access and use Cortana above the lock screen on their smartphones. Microsoft has been testing the feature since earlier this year and is now rolling it out to all users.
Cortana Won't Let You Forget Your Promises
Jan 25, 2016
Microsoft today said it is adding new features to Cortana that will help people better manage their schedules. To start, Cortana will be more proactive with respect to reminders.
Inbox from Google Better Manages Events and Links
Apr 20, 2016
Google today updated its Inbox service with features that should help people keep track of events, newsletters, and web links with less fuss. Google says Inbox will now cluster emails regarding a single event together and always display the most up-to-date information in an easy-to-glance format.