Word on the street has it that Microsoft is developing a voice assistant feature for Windows Phone called Cortana. Assuming the rumors are to be believed, this feature is said to launch in April, but recently thanks to a leaked video, it seems that an alleged video of Cortana in action has managed to hit the web, showing off some of its features in the process. Unfortunately the video proved to be a fake as mentioned by its creator, WPLeaker. According to WPLeaker, the video was meant to be a concept of what Cortana could do, rather than actual footage itself. In fact it seems that the goal behind the video was to bait those who knew about Cortana into stepping forward and possibly accidentally revealing more information in the process.
Unfortunately WPLeaker’s goal failed and he has since apologized for the deception and inconvenience it might have caused publications who might have reported on the story. However WPLeaker’s concept is pretty cool and looks interesting, but as to whether the final product will actually look the same or function in a similar manner remains to be seen. Alternatively there was also another alleged video of Cortana that was uploaded recently which looks very different from the concept video but we can’t vouch for its legitimacy either. In any case if you’re curious as to what WPLeaker’s concept is about, click here for the video.
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