Windows 10's Cortana digital assistant is pretty darn easy to use, but she becomes even more powerful with some tinkering.
Cortana asking for permission to access your location. Click on any image in this article to enlarge it.
Cortana’s settings “Notebook” in Windows 10.
The “About me” section of Cortana’s Notebook.
The Events settings in Cortana’s Notebook.
Cortana’s Getting Around settings also include public transit options.
I never told Cortana to follow news about Microsoft—she learned to do so herself by paying attention to my interests.
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