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VMware Fusion 8

VMware Launches Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro With Windows 10, OS X El Capitan and Cortana Support

Tuesday August 25, 2015 5:00 am PDT by
VMware today launched Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro, the latest versions of its virtualization software for running Windows on a Mac without rebooting. Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro include full support for Windows 10, OS X El Capitan and the latest Retina Macs, in addition to always-on access to Microsoft Cortana. Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro support DirectX 10 and OpenGL 3.3 for up to 65% faster...
Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac

Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac Released With Windows 10 and Cortana Support

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:20 am PDT by
Parallels today announced the release of Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac with dual support for OS X El Capitan, Windows 10 and always-on access to Microsoft's intelligent personal assistant Cortana. Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac Business Edition and Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition were also released for business customers, developers, designers and power users. Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac ...

Parallels 11 With Windows 10 to Allow Mac Users to Access Cortana on OS X

Monday July 27, 2015 1:29 pm PDT by
When Windows 10 is released to the public later this week, Windows users will have desktop access to Cortana, Microsoft's virtual assistant designed to compete with Apple's Siri. It appears Mac OS X users may also be able to access Cortana on OS X, using an updated version of the Parallels Windows virtualization software. For those unfamiliar with Parallels, it's software that's designed to let...
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Microsoft Announces Cortana For iPhone Available Later This Year

Tuesday May 26, 2015 6:32 am PDT by
Microsoft today announced that its Cortana personal digital assistant will be available for iPhone and Android smartphones later this year, after multiple rumors hinting at cross-platform expansion of the service over the past year. Windows 10 will also feature a new "Phone Companion" app as a central place for PC users to install Cortana and other Windows-related apps for iPhone, Android and...
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Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana May Be Heading to iOS and Android

Friday March 13, 2015 5:35 am PDT by
Microsoft is beefing up "Cortana", its virtual voice assistant found in its line of Windows Phones, with plans to provide her contextual reminders and various other features on iOS and Android devices later this year, according to Reuters. Announced for Windows 10 desktops earlier this year, Microsoft is planning to upgrade Cortana's functions even more through research from an artificial...

Microsoft Demos Free Windows 10 Update, Debuts New 'Project Spartan' Web Browser

Wednesday January 21, 2015 9:35 am PST by
In the fall of 2014, Microsoft announced its newest operating system, Windows 10, and gave a brief preview of the upcoming software, which is designed to incorporate elements of both Windows 8 and Windows 7, in an attempt to make it more appealing to users who have thus far not upgraded to Windows 8. Today, Microsoft is holding an official unveiling of Windows 10, sharing new details on the OS ...