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Latest Windows 10 preview has lots of love for Cortana

Windows 10 Build 14279 out now with added Cortana reminders functionality, unified Lock and login screen, and more
By: Sean Ridgeley | Operating Systems News | Posted: Mar 4, 2016 11:27 pm

Windows 10 Build 14279 has been released today to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring.




If you're a big Cortana user, this one should make you very happy: Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) or French (Canada) languages are now supported, as are quick reminders. To set a quick reminder, say something like "remind me to read [insert book name]", or "remind me to wash the car". After doing so, you can set details like location, time, and people if you like. It's not built-in yet, but soon you'll be able to retrieve these reminders as a real PA would.


The other significant update is a unified Lock and login screen. Going forward, the Lock screen background will be used for both, as on mobile, making for a smoother experience.


Apart from that, there's Sway and Photos integration, a Featured section for the Xbox app, and more. For all the details, hit the source.

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