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  1. Johann Dirry's Avatar
    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Tell me pi to seven digits
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: almost (tell me pie put 7 digits)
    Expected Results: tells me the value of archimedes constant (π)
    Actual Results: Bing search results.
    Feedback: Cortana should know the fundamental constants in mathematics and physics; physical dimensions and units; basic statistics of countries and planets, etc..
    04-15-2014 04:49 PM
  2. jlangner's Avatar
    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Remind to show Kevin the Arsenio video when I get home
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Show reminder when I got home
    Actual Results: Did not show
    Feedback: I went into Cortana Settings, reminders and it was there. As soon as I clicked on reminder announced on phone. I had been home about 10 minutes.
    04-15-2014 05:29 PM
  3. spacepost's Avatar
    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Wake me up at 7:15 on weekdays
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: yes
    Expected Results: Alarm set for 7:15 repeating on M,T,W,Th,F
    Actual Results: Alarm set for 7:15 the next morning, no repeat.
    Feedback:
    04-15-2014 05:30 PM
  4. jlangner's Avatar
    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Play We Dem Boyzz
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: yes
    Expected Results: Play the song we dem boyz
    Actual Results: Bing search.
    Feedback:
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    04-15-2014 05:58 PM
  5. Justin Engel's Avatar
    I want an option to change the volume

    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken:
    • "Silence my phone"
    • "Change my phone volume to 0"
    • "Set ring volume to 0"

    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Set my phone ring and notification volume to 0
    Actual Results: It searched bing for something about ringing.
    Feedback: I want to be able to set my phone volume to anything, ring/notification or media/app volume. It also reads "change to 0" as "change 20"
    Last edited by Justin Engel; 04-15-2014 at 07:47 PM. Reason: Error on Cortana parse
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    04-15-2014 07:25 PM
  6. Justin Engel's Avatar
    Cortana doesn't always use contact information.

    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "How much traffic to Mariah's house?"
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: No
    Expected Results: Traffic to a contacts set home location
    Actual Results: It searched the internet and found marias coffee house. Sometimes it just searched for Mariah Carey
    Feedback: I should be able to ask about traffic to a contact's house that is in my inner circle. It also makes "Mariah" to "maria". I put "Mariah's House" in places too, and it still found marias coffee house. It only works if I set a Cortana Places location name as "marias house". It should first search for contact locations.
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    04-15-2014 07:30 PM
  7. Justin Engel's Avatar
    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "Wake me up for work tomorrow."
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Turn on my the alarm that is named "Work" or look at my calender and ask to set a reminder for the event titled "Work".
    Actual Results: Brings up a list of my alarms. "Tap the alarm you want to change."
    Feedback: Alarms have a name field set; Cortana should be able to use this information and turn on an alarm with the given name. The phrasing "Turn on my work alarm" does the same thing when it should turn on the alarm named "Work".
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    04-15-2014 07:53 PM
  8. leoniDAM's Avatar
    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken:
    give me direction to [appointment title]
    give me directions to next appointment
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Should give the directions for the location of the next appointment or given appointment
    Actual Results: try to make a new appointment
    Feedback:

    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: tell me my next appointment
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: If there isn't an appointment for the corrent day, should give the first appointment in the following day (could be sufficient if Cortana look at the next 7 days)
    Actual Results: tell me that i haven't appointment
    Feedback: would be usefull if i don't remember when i have the next appointment. I can ask for appointment for the entry week or the next 3 o 4 or whatever i want but in this way Cortana don't read the appointment but only show on the screen my schedule
    04-15-2014 08:52 PM
  9. Reebs Reebs's Avatar
    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: What's my name?
    Did Cortana part this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Cortana saying "Reebs Reebs"
    Actual Results: Cortana searches the web for "What's my name" picking up a song
    Feedback: Cortana learned my name and how to say it. Seems intuitive for her to "understand" what I'm asking.
    04-15-2014 11:40 PM
  10. Reebs Reebs's Avatar
    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Remind me to call my wife in 5 minutes
    Did Cortana part this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: reminder to know my "Wife's name and contact" given that wife is a listed nickname and is picked up correctly when asking Cortana to Call my wife.
    Actual Results: Cortana saves a simple/passive reminder to "call my wife".
    Feedback: Reminder should be interactive and smart. Having a link I press to open the phone and call directly from the reminder. Same applies to calling/texting person x/y/z from my phone book.
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    04-15-2014 11:49 PM
  11. Reebs Reebs's Avatar
    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Remind me to call the French Embassy in DS tomorrow at 10AM
    Did Cortana part this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Given that the French Embassy's contact info is not in my phone book, I expect Cortana to have found the phone number and suggested it in the reminder.
    Actual Results: Cortana saves a simple/passive reminder to "call French Embassy".
    Feedback: Cortana should anticipate my next step of finding the number and recommending it.
    04-15-2014 11:53 PM
  12. Akash Patel's Avatar
    Region/Language: English(US) living in India/English(US)
    Exact Phrase Spoken: What's the weather right now?
    Did Cortana parse this correctly:Yes
    Expected Results: Show me the weather
    Actual Results: Cortana do a bing search
    Feedback: Yesterday it was working perfectly but today it always give me bing search.



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    04-16-2014 12:12 AM
  13. Reebs Reebs's Avatar
    Last one for today:

    This is a 2 step-request.

    Region/Language: USA English
    Exact Phrase Spoken:
    1st question: How's the traffic tot work?
    Did Cortana part this correctly: Yes. Responded with: "Traffic is crawling, it will take x minutes to get there"
    2nd question: find an alternative route
    Did Cortana part this correctly: Yes.
    Expected Results: Cortana to compute an alternative route or recommend a few
    Actual Results: Cortana searches Bing for "Alternative Routes"
    Feedback: This might be part of a larger project to link these results to the Mapping Application (Here Drive+ in my case). Also, for me, Cortana doesn't know my commute drive. Nor does Here Drive+. So maybe the challenge is huge.
    04-16-2014 12:18 AM
  14. osoalex's Avatar
    Region/Language: English, USA.
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "How do you say 'how are you' in Spanish?"
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: No.
    Expected Results: Cmo ests?
    Actual Results: Bing search for "How do you say 'how are you' in Spanish?"
    Feedback:
    If there's no way to integrate translations in Cortana, maybe she can open Bing Translator (if installed) and detect the two languages to get the work done.
    04-16-2014 12:39 AM
  15. osoalex's Avatar
    Region/Language: English, USA.
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "Convert one Euro to Uruguayan Pesos"
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: No.
    Expected Results: Exchange rate for 1€ to UYU.
    Actual Results: Bing search for "convert €1 to do and places"
    Screenshot:
    wp_ss_20140416_0001.png
    04-16-2014 12:45 AM
  16. osoalex's Avatar
    Region/Language: English, USA.
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "How tall is he?" (after asking "Who is Barack Obama?")
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes.
    Expected Results: To Cortana know who am I talking about and give me the answer of my question.
    Actual Results: Bing search for "How tall is he?"
    Feedback:
    There are many more contextual searches that would be awesome to be integrated.
    Also, it'd be great if Cortana gets able to READ the content of the answer.
    Last edited by osoalex; 04-17-2014 at 05:01 AM.
    04-16-2014 12:51 AM
  17. Reebs Reebs's Avatar
    Region/Language: English, USA.
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "How tall is he?" (after asking "Who is Barack Obama?")
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: No.
    Expected Results: To Cortana know who am I talking about and give me the answer of my question.
    Actual Results: Bing search for "How tall is he?"
    Feedback:
    There are many more contextual searches that would be awesome to be integrated.
    Also, it'd be great if Cortana gets able to READ the content of the answer.



    Same scenario happened to me as well. Should certainly be worked it. He/she/it should be linked to previous search.
    04-16-2014 12:57 AM
  18. slickxsparkie's Avatar
    Region/Language: United States/English
    Exact phrase spoken: Find directions to my girlfriends house
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected results: For Cortana to give me directions to my girlfriends house as she would with any other said location by opening the default GPS app "WAZE"
    Actual results: Bing search of "my girlfriends house"
    Feedback: I taught Cortana who my girlfriend was earlier by saying "call my girlfriend" and she prompted me to choose that person in contacts. Her address is listed in the contacts, so I thought Cortana would be able to navigate me there
    04-16-2014 02:01 AM
  19. iyae's Avatar
    Region/Language: US/english
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "change my alarm from 7.30 to 6.30"
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: My alarm to be changed from 7.30 to 6.30, retaining any recurring settings
    Actual Results: A new alarm for 6.30, set only once
    Feedback: Should work as expected
    04-16-2014 02:10 AM
  20. iyae's Avatar
    Region/Language: English/US
    Exact Phrase Spoken: "cancel my 10am appointment on may 2nd.
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: To cancel said appointment
    Actual Results: Cortana shows me the appointment, but I have to cancel manually
    Feedback:
    (please include screenshots if you can)
    04-16-2014 02:11 AM
  21. FrodoBaggins's Avatar
    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Remind me to print out my report at two oclock
    Did Cortana par this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Remind me at two o'clock, either via vibration or on screen display
    Actual Results: Reminded me when quiet hours were over at 3 pm
    Feedback: Cortana should remind you of things, even when in quiet hours, just keep the reminder volume off - a vibration will do, or else just an onscreen alert.

    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: From now on show me temperatures in Celsius
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Cortana would show weather results in celcius rather than Fahrenheit.
    Actual Results: Cortana performed a bing search
    Feedback: I prefer degrees Celsius, over Fahrenheit. There is currently no way to change this.

    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Remind me when I get to work tomorrow to talk to Nathan.
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Cortana would set a location based reminder, but only allow it to sound tomorrow
    Actual Results: I made the reminder at work, and cortana instantly reminded me.
    Feedback: Time and geo reminders would be awesome, and convenient.

    Will post more as I discover more things.
    04-16-2014 03:38 AM
  22. FrodoBaggins's Avatar
    Two more things I just remembered:

    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Cancel my reminder at 4 o'clock
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Cortana would cancel the reminder
    Actual Results: Searched Bing
    Feedback: n/a

    Region/Language: US English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Delete the 7 AM alarm clock
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: Yes
    Expected Results: Cortana would delete the alarm clock.
    Actual Results: Searched Bing
    Feedback: Cortana should be able to delete alarm clocks as well as activate and deactivate them.
    04-16-2014 03:44 AM
  23. falconrap's Avatar
    Region/Language: USA/English
    Exact Phrase Spoken: Am I a winner?
    Did Cortana parse this correctly: No.
    Expected Results: Some witty response
    Actual Results: It would parse it as MIA winner or am IA winner even when I put a full second delay between each word
    Feedback: Was trying to show my son a witty reply and constantly got this. Cortana needs to be able to better parse the phrase "Am I a..." correctly.
    04-16-2014 05:04 AM
  24. AR2186's Avatar
    Cortana has a problem parsing non-English names.
    Region/Language: USA English
    Phrase Spoken: "remind me to call Aziza when I get home"
    Cortana Response: Various, but always messes up and wont associate with her name, even when it correctly registers it (Cortana will show "Aziza" as I speak, then change the txt to something else, like "it is a" or "is is a")
    Feedback: I know her name is foreign, but Cortana correctly identifies her if I ask to call or text her, and it even registers her name at first in the reminder before changing it to other more common English words. Hopefully Cortana will learn that I contact her a lot, and she is already in my inner circle
    04-16-2014 08:18 AM
  25. Talderon's Avatar
    [INFO]Information has been compiled and will be sent to the Dev team![/INFO]

    THANK YOU ALL! PLEASE KEEP THESE COMING!!!
    04-16-2014 08:34 AM
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