A visitor from 1983 probably would have collapsed from shock at the categories of devices this year. Wearables, robots, and drones? Oh my. Not to mention a slew of virtual reality products, like Intel's Daqri smart helmet.
My OnePlus One phone, powered by Cyanogen OS, just received an update that includes Cortana, Microsoft's personal assistant.
Cortana, which competes with Google Now and Siri, is already available in app form on Android and iOS devices, but those implementations are hobbled by by the app sandbox in those other systems. The Cyanogen OS implementation is more deeply integrated into the OS, allowing for very responsive voice control and the ability to adjust system settings with voice commands.
Microsoft already began shipping Windows 10 Mobile on its recent Lumia 950 and 950XL devices. The Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for existing devices appears to be getting closer to shipping. Mary Jo Foley reports on what's in the new build, 10586.63.
[Microsoft's Gabe Aul] tweeted that there are no new features in this test build. "Mostly upgrade fixes and corner-case things per device model," he said when asked for a list of what's new.
No word on a release date.
Windows 10 privacy resources
Another week, another privacy kerfuffle for Windows 10, as I documented here with a tongue-in-cheek headline parodying some of the clickbait I read elsewhere: