You might have heard a lot about “Cortana,” which is an intelligent personal assistant just like as “Apple’s Siri.” Cortana is the most visible new feature in Windows 10. It also provides a lot of passive information, it is not only a voice assistant device but, you can also type some commands and ask him the questions.
Now let’s talk about the 10 things you can do with Cortana in Windows 10.
Set Reminders for Time, Place, and People.
It is the brand new built in feature, which helps in reminding you about people, place and the time. If you want to open a “Reminder”, then just type “remind me” on the search bar.
Search the Web with another Search Engine instead of Bing.
If you don’t want “Bing” to search your queries, then you can easily choose some other search engines to do this task. This feature comes with “Chrometana”, it’s the extension of a Chrome Browser. Here you can select google, yahoo, and duckduckgo as your search engines.
Perform Calculations and Conversions.
Yes, you heard that right. You can easily calculate your math problem, and do the conversions, as shown in the figure below.
Track Flights and Packages.
If you want to track your flight and packages, then don’t worry, Cortana is there to help you out. Just type the flight number in Cortana search, so as to know about the live status of your flight.
If you want to find some facts like “Which is the tallest building in the world,” then just type these type of sentences in Cortana search and you’ll see the result in few seconds, as shown in the image below.
Check the Weather.
You can also check the weather of any place, for that, you just have to write the name of that place in Cortana, for eg “LA weather.” You”ll see the result, as appeared in the image below.
Yes, you can also get directions with the help of Cortana. But first, you have to allow windows to access your device location.
You can set alarms with the help of Cortana. For further details, just have a glance at this article. “How to Set Alarms, Stopwatch, World Clock and Timers in Windows 10.”
You can launch any program that is installed on your system, just by writing the name of that program in Cortana. You can also use a Voice command, just say “Launch <Program name>.”
Get a List of tips.
There would be a list of tips displayed, when you click on “See more tips”.
If you want to know, how to Use and Configure Cortana, then just have a glance at this article How to Use and Configure Cortana in Windows 10
That’s all, guys. Keep reading!!!