Like Apple’s Siri and Google’s Google Now, Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant that assists you with a variety of tasks such as making phone calls, setting reminders, as well as searching for files. All of this is possible, with the right commands of course.
The difference between regular users and power users is their proficiency in navigating the OS and utilizing its tips and tricks for an efficient computing experience. It may take anywhere from a few sessions to a few months to really get into the swing of it.
Recently, Windows 10’s Anniversary Update announced some pretty cool features that you didn’t even know you wanted. Some of these changes include making Cortana an even better personal assistant, automatically putting your laptop in battery saver mode, allowing you to choose for Windows to update, and more.
Over the years, the virtual assistant has evolved. First there was the Microsoft Paperclip (aka Clippy), later we had Siri, and now we have Cortana, the new assistant for Microsoft Windows 10. If you’re a Windows 10 user who loves the operating system just as much as we do, you may be curious as to how you can best utilize your new personal assistant.
Tracking down specific files can be a real pain at times. We now store documents in so many different places – everywhere from local drives to cloud-based systems like Dropbox – that it can prove near impossible to remember where you saved something.