Cortana to work double duty as Office 16 virtual assistant

By Shawn Knight
Feb 6, 2015
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  1. Rumors surfaced last September that Clippy's spiritual successor (actually named Clippit) was slated to appear in the next version of Office, known as Office 16. At that time, we were told that it would arrive as a modified version of...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Yeah. I personally don't need these PA's for now. I've played around a lot with Google Now asking her all kinds of silly questions, it was fun for a while but otherwise it's pretty useless, gimmicky and a novelty. I don't want to know all about nearby restaurants and their cuisine (which seems to be her speciality) or for her to make bookings on my behalf. If I want to know the height of Mt Everest I can quickly type it into the search bar, no need to ask. They'll probably improve and become a bit more useful as time marches on.
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2015
  3. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,935   +763

    Clippy, reborn!

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