Video: Super Cute Chinese Cortana and Interactive Live folders on WP 8.1 GDR1

| August 3, 2014 | 6 Replies


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This is a video showing the Chinese version of Cortana. She’s still female, but no longer a simple circle. It’s a cute yellow alien looking thing that transforms. Look at it as a cloud and then speech bubble.

When Cortana is speaking, she is a speech bubble.

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I kinda like that it has a face. The personification of cortana makes it even easier to ‘attach’ yourself more to this personal assistant. It’s not the first time Cortana has had a different appearance. Remember that clippy gag?

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You can also see Live Folders. They exist as a tile with items inside, but upon pressing, the tile ’empties below’ and shows you the items underneath the original tile as more tiles as opposed to opening up an app to show a list of apps. Much better.

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Possibly the first actual tile on Windows Phone that does something when you press it AT THE HOMESCREEN as opposed to opening up a separate action. The ‘Live’ portion has always been about showing you specific ‘live’ information about something you’ve pinned.


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