Microsoft Tests Separating Search From Cortana in Windows 10

Microsoft No Longer Sees Cortana as a Competitor to Alexa or Google Assistant

As for Cortana, Microsoft has positioned the voice assistant not as a competitor to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, but rather to compliment the platforms. Related: Microsoft All Set To Bid Farewell to Windows 7 now, suggestions for Android or iOS gadgets are being made for Windows 10 mobile clients by the Microsoft.

If you're still using a Windows 10 phone, Microsoft is advising you prepare to jump ship. The company recently updated their official FAQ page confirming that Windows 10 Mobile now reaching End of Support. The automatic or manual creation of new device backups for settings and some applications will continue for 3 months after December 10.

Why not! While Microsoft is ramping down the support for its mobile devices, it doesn't shut down the device itself.

It's happening: Microsoft is officially killing Windows 10 Mobile. Microsoft's mission statement to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, compels us to support our Mobile apps on those platforms and devices.

Microsoft's Xbox division runs regular "idea drives" to gather feedback on various features and let the community vote on which changes are most important.

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For the relatively popular Lumia 640 and 640 XL phone models, the latest Windows 10 OS version is 1703, and this means, that these gadgets will get support only till June 11th, 2019.

Microsoft quietly announced [via The Verge] that it will stop releasing security and software updates on December 10. At a media event reported by Business Insider (via OnMSFT), Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that the company wants to position Cortana as a skill for Alexa and Google Assistant, opening up valuable integrations for Office 365 subscribers. Later It was released for Windows 10 and other platforms. Microsoft apps on iOS and Android are exceptionally well supported, and offer features not seen on Windows Phones today.

Ironically, back in 2010 when Windows launched the Windows Phone 7, held a funeral procession for the Blackberry and iPhone, declaring that their device "buries the competition". Photo uploads and restoring from backups should work for up to a year after formal support ends in December. After all, if its Microsoft 365, it should cover all Microsoft products.

Microsoft's Team Xbox has a query for those of you running Windows 10: How can they make it better? They directly want to say that there will be no service for Window phone, and just a few Window phones are capable to survive until the last date.

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