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    Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    Bluetooth device can be attached "to your keychain, steering wheel, or dashboard."
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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    but does it make Cortana work properly?
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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    I was quite disappointed in that it seems to be just a static, ie painted on, button.

    I'd be more interested if it flashed or pulsed or something, but guess you wouldn't get quite such a long battery life.

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    As a reminder, Cortana can do quite a lot of tasks for Windows users by interpreting natural language commands; it can schedule calendar events, appointments and reminders, check weather, send tests and more, quite reliably.
    Irony....

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    but does it make Cortana work properly?
    Better yet, does it prevent it working at all?

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    but does it make Cortana work properly?
    Not even Microsoft's CEO can make Cortana work properly, what chance does a £15 button have.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wof_hcv7pME

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    Another dongle thing to lose, and only useful with Cortana enabled devices. But then as I don't foresee myself owning a Cortana enabled device, that won't be a problem!
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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    So a one button bluetooth keyboard. The two button selfie (Yuck) devices do the same thing (with two buttons) but only cost <£3 delivered (£1.23! - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Maybefly-Bluetooth-Wireless-Portrait-Smartphone/dp/B00RMWYJN8/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1443020176&sr=8-3&keywords=bluetooth+selfie+remote). I can't see why this is so expensive for such limited use.
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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    Can't I just have an app on my phone to do that and avoid having to carry another item around

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    like Staples 'that was easy button' but steals your data

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    Let's just file this under "Things the World doesn't need".

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    I need this, because when I lose it and go looking for it, I'll find everything else I've lost but not the button.

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    I've already released a button that activates your smartwatch, which triggers a Cortana button, which activates Cortana on your phone, to tell you what the weather is like outside... all to save you turning your head 90º and just looking out the flippin' window!!!

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    Re: Dedicated Cortana button goes on sale for $23.99

    The people who came up with this must of been bored.

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