In Windows 10 Cortana Redstone may be «floating»
In the next version of Windows 10 – codenamed Redstone – Cortana will be more deeply integrated into the operating system, reports The Verge with reference to and familiar with the plans of Microsoft.
According to the publication, the voice assistant will receive a «floating mechanism» which will allow it not to be limited to only one field, located in the lower left corner of the screen. In particular, Cortana are supposed to spawn on top of documents, providing contextual information, and can control even more functions of the operating system. Even Office 365 can be integrated directly into Cortana.
The Redstone update will of course bring with it other changes. He also points to improvements in notification center, which will be integrated in a separate function apps format widgets.
As for smartphones, Windows Mobile 10 the software giant is preparing a feature like Google Now on Tap. Thanks to it, users will have quick access to contextual information and additional search queries.
The final version of Windows 10 Redstone can be held in the summer of 2016. The participants of the Windows Insider program will receive all the above mentioned and other new features much earlier.