Microsoft Introduces Its Own Siri—Cortana

When Windows Phone users get the upcoming 8.1 update, the Bing search feature will be replaced by a personal digital assistant similar to Apple’s Siri. Its name? Cortana. Although this feature is named after the AI from the Halo series, Cortana doesn’t share her appearance, but instead appears as a circle, with speaking/thinking animations. On […]

Xbox One voice commands quick reference guide

There’s probably a lot more voice commands that your Xbox One will understand and that you’re not aware of, and thanks to UpstartDuke we can bring to you the voice command cheat sheet below. Feel free to download, print it out and use it as a handy quick reference guide. Then over time you should […]

Voice commands possible on PS4 without camera

It turns out that you don’t necessarily need one of the new Playstation Eye cameras to use voice commands on the Playstation 4, it will quite happily do what you tell it to provided you use at least one set of the following magic words… PlayStation, go home – head back to the PS4 home […]

PS4 voice commands very limited at launch

Kinect is a big feature/accessory for the Xbox One. Microsoft has been talking it up since debuting the console and even ensured that every Xbox One sold comes with one (which is possibly the reason for the price difference between the PS4 and X1). Similarly, voice commands are expected to be a big part of […]

PS4 Camera to support voice commands

Most gamers know that the Kinect 2.0 on the Xbox One supports facial recognition and voice commands. Everyone must have heard the phrase “Xbox on” by now… The thing is that Sony has been pretty quiet on exactly what the new PS4 camera will be able to do, until now. If you check out the […]