1. WindowsCentral.com's Avatar

    Microsoft's Cortana is currently limited to only those in the United States, but the team behind the personal assistant are working hard to quickly bring it to other regions. Top on that list is the UK and China, two regions that are officially getting Cortana soon. Cortana was originally teased as coming in July, but Microsoft later backtracked on that as the date was pushed back.
    Now, Marcus Ash, Group Program Manager of Cortana, has responded to a user's question about the UK, noting "Barring an unforeseen issue, down to less than 2 weeks for the developer preview." This is certainly good news, as many in the UK can finally take advantage of a proper regionalized Cortana, including metric and Celsius data. As to the reason for the delay, Ash explains that he and his team have "learned a lot about scaling. Now we need to finish" observing that it has been a "tough project".

    Full story from the WPCentral blog...
    07-18-2014 04:00 PM
  2. Bobvfr's Avatar
    Shame about the conversion as many of us in the UK still use miles and other non metric stuff, and for temps we use a mixture of both for example it can be minus 1c or plus 78f in the same breath, I suppose we were just born awkward ;-)



    Bob
    07-20-2014 01:08 PM
  3. paulsalter's Avatar
    I hope we are not forced to use metric units only

    if its a proper regionalised cortana it needs to use metric and imperial for us in the UK (letting people chose which one)
    07-21-2014 07:12 AM
  4. JasonKruys's Avatar
    I'm sure Marcus made a similar comment a month ago, so I'm not going to hold my breath!
    Sent from my awesome 1520 using Tapatalk
    07-21-2014 08:32 AM
  5. bozvandam's Avatar
    Not really holding my breath to be honest.
    07-21-2014 08:40 AM

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