Microsoft Announces ‘Cortana’, An Apple Siri Like Personal Assistant On Windows Phone 8.1

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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 with ‘Cortana’, a personal assistant like Siri on Windows Phone. Cortana has been in development for several years and comes as a Microsoft player in the game of personal assistants led by Apple Siri and Google Now.

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Microsoft Office Apps For iPad / iPhone Top App Store Charts One Day After Release

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The new Microsoft Office Apps For iPad / iPhone top the App Store charts just one day after their release on the iOS platform. Apps including Word, Excel and PowerPoint are ranked the top three free iPad apps on the App Store.

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Apple Introduces New ‘Indie Game Showcase’ Section On App Store

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Apple introduces new Indie Game Showcase section on the iOS App Store for games made by independent developer and their favourite titles. The section will regularly highlight notable indie games on the iPad and iPhone.
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Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With CarPlay Support, Touch ID And Siri Improvements, Visual Tweaks

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Apple releases iOS 7.1, their long awaited iOS after a lengthy beta testing period. The most important update to their OS in six months focuses on CarPlay, Touch ID, Siri, bugs and some visual tweaks.

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Videos Show Apple CarPlay AKA ‘iOS In The Car’ In Action With Ferrari; Geneva Motor Show

apple carplay ferrariThe newly launched Apple CarPlay previously known as iOS in the Car was unveiled yesterday as iOS marketing chief Greg Joswiak joined Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo at Geneva Motor Show for an updated four-seater Ferrari FF grand tourer launch.

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‘iOS In The Car’ Coming Next Week With Ferrari, Volvo And Mercedes

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When releasing the iOS 7, Apple hinted at releasing ‘iOS in the car’ feature for the iPhone. The iOS 7 Beta 2 also had some of its functionality embedded. According to a report in the Financial Times, Apple is releasing the feature next week at the Geneva Motor Show with Ferrari, Volvo and Mercedes – the first partners.

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Apple Sues Chinese Government Agency And Zhizhen Technology Network Over Siri Patent Infringement

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As reported by China’s state-run news agency Xinhua, Apple is suing the country’s State Intellectual Property Office and Shanghai based Zhizhen Network Technlogy over the Apple’s Siri patent infringement. Siri, Apple’s personal assistant is found on iPhone and iPad.

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Apple Extends iBooks Textbooks And iTunes U Course Manager Access To Over 50 Countries

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In a recent press release, Apple announced that it is extending the iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager Access worldwide to Asia, Latin America and Europe. These are the two major educational services on iOS devices and mainly used on the iPads. Textbooks is now available in 51 whereas iTunes U Course Manager in 70 countries worldwide.

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iPhone Market Share Increases To 42% In The U.S

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Reports claim that Apple’s iPhone market share has increased to 42% in the U.S and it leads the market share competition leaving behind Samsung, Nokia and other smartphone manufacturers. This success is majorly achieved due to the high sales of iPhone 5S and 5C. Total Apple device sales are also believed to outnumber Windows PC sales this year.

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