CM 12.1.1 update includes Microsoft Cortana!

Cyanogen OS 12.1.1 has started rolling out to the OnePlus users and it includes an important enhancement in the form of Cortana. Yes you heard us right! Microsoft Cortana – the voice activated assistant found on the Windows devices is now integrated as part of Cyanogen’s latest build.

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Earlier in the year, Cyanogen had stated that they would be taking Android OS away from Google and looks like they are serious about it ever since there was an investment from Microsoft in Cyanogenmod.
Microsoft Cortana can be invoked by the users by just saying “Hey Cortana” whether they are in some applications or deeply immersed in playing games. Cortana can be used to perform various activities like toggling airplane or data mode, setting up alarms or turn on quiet mode. Microsoft Cortana is available only for the users in USA right now and can be uninstalled if not required after the update.

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