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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 from Mar 4, 2016 @ 17:27 CST

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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