Microsoft today released Cortana 3.0 for iOS with an update to the user interface enabling conversational experiences like with Google Assistant. It also brought other enhancements, including voice support for reminders, calendars and timers.
With the HomePod set to to be released in stores in just a few days time, I thought it would be a great opportunity to take a look at a competing option, the Invoke by Harman Kardon. Be sure to check out the hands-on video to get a sense of what Cortana’s voice is like. Then, read on for our full review and opinion.
Microsoft today rolled out a major update to its Cortana personal assistant app for iPhone, with enhancements like faster page transitions, improved app responsiveness and overhauled user interface all part of the update. The new version arrived three months after its release on Android. Design improvements in Cortana 2.0, a free download from App Store, include a fresh new look with an improved user experience, immersive full-page answers and overhauled calling, texting and reminders.