Though Cortana hasn’t actually taken the digital assistant market like Amazon Alexa or Google Now, it’s nonetheless related, and it’s seems that Microsoft will quickly be bringing some necessary modifications, together with new male voice possibility and integration for the Outlook app.
In response to a brand new leaked video, shared by @h0x0d (WalkingCat) on Twitter, Cortana will embrace an possibility to alter the voice from the normal “feminine” to the brand new “masculine” possibility. Nevertheless, it’s unclear how the voice will seems like because the video doesn’t play any audio of the assistant.
The digital assistant additionally appears to be getting some new options for the Outlook app on iOS. The video reveals that the app with a brand new “Play My Emails” function that can enable Cortana to verify your emails and offer you a quick so you may catch up and plan forward.
On Windows 10, Cortana will aid you to trace your actions extra simply, much like timeline, however with a extra assistive strategy. Additionally, there’s a brand new “Briefing” function that creates a digestible temporary of your calendar in your inbox, and the “Scheduler” is a brand new function to shortly add occasions and conferences to your calendar.
The leaked video doesn’t reveal when these new options for Cortana might be obtainable, nevertheless it’d seem that Microsoft is planning the rollout earlier than the top of the 12 months.