To open Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant, normally one only needs to speak the words “Hey Cortana” and the mobile app would just launch. But the version of this feature that runs on the Android mobile operating system in the United States apparently can no longer be launched with that specific voice prompt.
Last July 29th of this year, Microsoft officially made Windows 10, its latest operating system, available to the public. As for Windows 10 Mobile, the version of Windows 10 that is designed and optimized for mobile phones -- it will be coming soon.
To help mobile users prepare, especially those who own mobile devices that run on Windows, Microsoft has released an initial list of Lumia handsets that will get Windows 10 Mobile first. It should be noted that the arrival of Windows 10 Mobile will be made by way of a free software upgrade, and it will happen sometime later this year.
Over the next few months, Microsoft is planning to take down several MSN branded mobile apps from its current portfolio of software services. As a matter of fact, Microsoft is already in the process of deploying notices to users of its MSN Health & Fitness, MSN Travel, and MSN Food & Drink apps for the Android, iOS, and Windows mobile operating systems about its intention of shutting down some apps.
Microsoft recently released a preview build for phones of Windows 10 Mobile (the Windows 10 OS version geared for mobile users) to Windows Insider testers. This latest build is called 1080 and functions on more Windows-run mobile devices, including the Lumia Icon, the Lumia 930, the Lumia 640/640XL phones, and even the HTC One (M8) for Windows smartphone. Previously, these devices were not able to run earlier preview builds of Windows 10 Mobile due to screen scaling concerns.
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