Highlights from Microsoft Build

Perhaps the biggest announcement to come from the Microsoft Build conference is that the Redmond, WA giant will join forces with Amazon by partnering personal assistant services Cortana and Alexa.  Users will be able to do things like hail an Uber through a Windows 10 PC or have Cortana check your calendar through your Amazon Echo in the kitchen.

More highlights from Microsoft Build 2018:




  • Remember Google Glass?  Microsoft plans to reimagine wearable shades as a productivity and collaboration tool.  Hit the video below for more details.

Windows 10

  • Remember Windows?  The big add here is Microsoft showing off more of Sets, a feature that aims to group programs you’re using on specific projects.  It also adds rich card interaction to Outlook, which will now support Microsoft Pay so you can pay bills directly from your inbox.