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  1. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 111
    Win 7
       15 Jun 2015 #11

    I sure hope that special button can be disabled, as well as the dubious "help" it could provide. The spectre of on update "Clippy" on steroids comes to mind--not a pleasant thought.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 83
    Windows 10 x64 Insider
       17 Jun 2015 #12

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Could be useful I guess.. can't hurt anything.
    It will hurt keyboard layout. especially on small portable PCs. It is only one button but it takes space.
    If cortana is region locked, what will people that live in regions where cortana not available do with that button?
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  3. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       17 Jun 2015 #13

    VBs said: View Post
    It will hurt keyboard layout. especially on small portable PCs. It is only one button but it takes space.
    If cortana is region locked, what will people that live in regions where cortana not available do with that button?
    You have a point but I think the PC makers will take this issue into account. And I hope that they ship the PC's with this feature would be shipped to regions that can make use of Cortana and not to ones that can't make use of this feature.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,805
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       17 Jun 2015 #14

    Let's not jump to conclusions of where the key will be placed.

    Hmm. Not understanding why people are against innovation. How about going back to using something like this:

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    We all adapted to the Windows key, yes? A great addition IMO. Keyboards have changed through the years.

    I think Cortana to be a great feature. Absolutely no problems in answering to my voice, even from across the room. I have it set to answer texts on my Lumia. If I'm working along and a text comes in she tells me who it's from and asks if she should read it. I may say no and she goes away. If yes, she reads it. I can then decide to answer or not. If answering, she does it all while I continue working. Now I'm double tasking. I can even walk and chew gum at the same time.

    BunnyJ's sig says it all. I swear it seems some of you live in a cave.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Pittsburgh
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       01 Sep 2015 #15



    The best keyboards are multi-colored, have extra features documented on the sides, are connected to video data processors, are arranged in straight lines, have a minimum number of key sizes, and have the bare essential number of keys like this top of the line keyboard found on www.pdp8.net.
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       01 Sep 2015 #16

    I found that this was the best keyboard I've ever used: IBM Type M..
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Sep 2015 #17

    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    I think Cortana to be a great feature. Absolutely no problems in answering to my voice, even from across the room. I have it set to answer texts on my Lumia. If I'm working along and a text comes in she tells me who it's from and asks if she should read it. I may say no and she goes away. If yes, she reads it. I can then decide to answer or not. If answering, she does it all while I continue working. Now I'm double tasking. I can even walk and chew gum at the same time.
    So I have no experience yet with WinX, just here lurking but that is the best paragraph I've read yet supporting Cortana. Now a bit more excited. I thought most were disabling it.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       01 Sep 2015 #18

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Could be useful I guess.. can't hurt anything.
    I thought the entire concept behind Cortana was voice activation so why does one have to have a key.
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  9. Joined : Feb 2015
    Houston, Tx
    Posts : 123
    Win 10
       01 Sep 2015 #19

    I have a Acer Chromebook, it has TWO "ok Google" keyboard buttons (brings up the voice search) - very useful !
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 163
    Wds10 - OEM
       01 Sep 2015 #20

    I thought cortana suppose to be some kink of voice command .. does it needs 1 button ..?
    Oh ..well ..never use it any way ...
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