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Cortana Can Speak Klingon

Microsoft has revealed that Cortana, its Windows Phone virtual assistant, can speak and understand Klingon. Microsoft is also well aware of the irony in teaching Cortana, who is based on a Halo character, all about the world of Star Trek.

O2 to Launch Pebble in the UK

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O2 has announced that it's releasing the Pebble and Pebble Steel smartwatches in the UK next month. The exact release date hasn't been announced, but the Pebble and Pebble Steel will cost £99 and £179 respectively. [O2]

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Hits the Nokia 930

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Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 is rolling out to Nokia 930 handsets. With it comes Cortana support for users here in the UK as well as a fix for the phone's purple tint issue. It'll reportedly be available for other Windows Phone devices sometime next month. [IBT] Thanks for the tip Peter!