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Android Users You Can Now Download One Of The Few Things That Makes Windows Phone Unique.

Siri is to Apple as Cortana is to ___________?
If you were to ask me that question last year, I won’t hesitate to tell you that the answer to that question is Microsoft. However, Microsoft’s quest to  ensure their software is integrated with all OS platforms has made them sell their soul to the devil in exchange for fame and fortune.
If you have been in the loop, you should know already that Microsoft wants to bring Cortana to Android and IOS. However, yesterday the beta version of Cortana surfaced online and as I type currently, you can now use Cortana on an Android device – but not officially.
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According to Pocketnow “You can snag the APK through the link below (as long as it lasts), but if you do so, know that you’re accessing the software and service outside official channels (and taking responsibility for any risks that follow). That said, we gave it a spin on our own Galaxy S6 Active, and it appears to be working just fine. Well, largely fine – it didn’t play nicely with the GS6A’s pop-up view, but that’s hardly Microsoft’s fault”
The beta version works flawlessly and you get Cortana to do things like fetch weather data, text someone, set reminders or other basic tasks, though since this is a beta version you can say “Hey Cortana” to wake  her up.
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I am not so sure if the leaked beta version would be available for long, but you can quickly download it and take it on a spin. To download Microsoft Cortana For Android, click here, ensure you log in with your Microsoft account.
It is 19.1mb in size – Do Install the apk and tell me what you think.

Image Source: Android Authority

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21 comments on “Android Users You Can Now Download One Of The Few Things That Makes Windows Phone Unique.

  1. kaybang says:

    say whaatt??!!?? 😮
    well, since they are planning on not making phones any longer, it only makes sense they make their services available across all software platforms. kai, poor microsoft. They can’t compete on any level watsoever.
    Eric Schmidt will just be blushing right now. Hardly any google services on windows but microsoft is dumping everything they have on google & ios.

    1. feranmi says:

      uuuuuh… microsoft is still making phones…. where have you been

      1. kaybang says:

        yeah bro i know. They are making phones that nobody uses.

  2. Kelvin says:

    Lol. I just downloaded it. Sadly , i couldn’t explore it because i dont have a microsoft account. I once had one but i cant remember the login details (and i dont want to create another one). I can’t use cortana without a Microsoft account.
    Microsoft is smart. They’re using cortana to promote their email service. Once cortana officially launches on Android , millions of people will download it. This equals to millions of people indirectly signing up for a Microsoft account. This could help them rival gmail and yahoomail.
    The not so good side is that 90% of those new accounts may will never be used again after cortana.
    This is getting interesting.

  3. kaybang says:

    Microsoft should just gve up on the phone business mehn. Thankfully, new ceo Satya Nadella wants to expunge that division of the company. They should just focus on software, and xbox(yeah, i said it……xbox)

    1. Kay says:

      Xbox that they almost closed?

      1. SweetSusie says:

        As in.

      2. kaybang says:

        yeah 😀 xbox!!! What the fvck has windows phone achieved in this life???
        Xbox is not profitable 4 d company but the same can be said 4 the playstation for sony. Video games are no more a profitable division 4 any company. Let’s not talk about nintendo please….

        1. kenny says:

          Lmaooo and who said so! Video games are still selling and selling fast!!

    2. Sir Stevoe says:

      No they won’t. Watch out!

  4. vjsmiles says:

    Thanks but no thanks…. 😀

  5. vjsmiles says:

    I’m okay with Google voice search 🙂

    1. Titi says:

      Google voice search sucks.. just so you know

      1. kenny says:

        SUCKS LIKE ALOT

  6. Cirphrank says:

    How has cort… whatever help my G.P , btw, now everything is what it seems to be, most of y’all b like they’re loosing it, playing like u’re loosing is the best way to kill ur opponent at times in a chess game. Good Morning.

    1. Titi says:

      Do you watch soccer? how has soccer helped ur GP?

      1. Kay says:

        Wait did smiles open a new account? :/

        1. Titi says:

          lai lai lol.. plus I havent opened an account yet on Misstechy. using my email avatar.

    2. Sir Stevoe says:

      Eerm… You can forward your question to cortana

  7. yusufSD says:

    Cortana on android? windows phone no go sell be dat! hey people. i miss this place…

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Great to have you back here 🙂

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