As BlackBerry gets ready to launch the BlackBerry Passport, there have been several videos making their rounds which shows off the device. The most recent one took us through the handset’s touch-based keyboard and thanks to a recent upload on Instagram, the sound quality of the BlackBerry Passport’s speakers have been revealed.
Now this probably won’t beat hearing them in real life, but for a recording it is pretty obvious that the speaker quality on the BlackBerry Passport is impressive. It is both loud and clear, which is probably thanks to the fact that BlackBerry designed the speakers to be as loud as tablets. Read full post →BlackBerry Passport Speakers Demonstrated On Video
According to a rumor last week, we heard that Microsoft could be thinking about renaming Cortana for the China market. Presumably this is to give the voice assistant feature a more local name to help get more customers interested. While it remains to be seen if Cortana will be renamed in China, Microsoft has unveiled a new logo and design for the feature for the Chinese market.
This was revealed on Microsoft’s Windows Phone blog where as you can see in the image above, Cortana has been given a pair of eyes and has been designed to look cuter. This is as opposed to the normal version of Cortana where it looks more AI-like. Cortana for China will also be gaining additional features such as being able to display air quality, driving restrictions, and can also lookup English words in the Bing Dictionary. Read full post →Cortana For China Gets New Design And Localized Features