On Tuesday, January 20, during the President of the United States’ State of the Union address, a photograph showed the press gallery filled with a sea of glowing Apple logos. At another type of event, the MacBook still managed to be a pseudo star of the show.
Windows Phone 8.1 Update Announced, Includes Siri-like Cortana Voice Assistant, Action Center, and More
Today at the Build 2014 conference, amidst a wide variety of exciting unveilings, Microsoft finally announced the long-awaited Windows Phone 8.1 update. But don’t be fooled by the update’s seemingly small version number; Windows Phone 8.1 is a huge update featuring Microsoft’s new digital assistant, Cortana, and many other exciting new features.
Microsoft was quite late in jumping on the mobile bandwagon, and that has caused a lot of problems for the company. In the holiday quarter, Apple sold more Macs, iPhones and iPads than PC manufacturers sold Windows PCs, highlighting how Microsoft has missed out on the growth in the smartphone and tablet market.