One of the most exciting additions to Apple’s iOS 8 is the ability to add Extensions within the platform, extending the options of many apps. Now, Microsoft has unveiled their own efforts to expand their popular note-taking app, OneNote.
Microsoft has released a new commercial called “Mirror Mirror” that provides a side-by-side comparison of the Cortana personal voice assistant and HTC One M8 for Windows with Siri and the iPhone 5s, demonstrating a number of different hardware and software features that aren’t possible with Apple’s offerings.
Microsoft today released a major updated to its Office for iPad apps adding a number of widely requested features to Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Office for iPad was released in March this year, and the apps have collectively been downloaded more than 35 million times.
Microsoft has launched a new TV ad, entitled “Happy Anniversary,” that demonstrates a side-by-side comparison of Siri and Cortana on the iPhone 5s and Lumia 635 respectively. The 30-second spot is centered upon how Cortana can perform contextually-aware tasks across a number of services, while Siri cannot.