Windows Phone 8.1 review

Cortana steals the show in Microsoft's new Windows Phone update

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"Cortana and Action Center were desperately needed for Windows Phone, OS is now solid for having it"
For
  • Cortana voice search is superb
  • Cortana Home and Notebook are useful and easy to navigate
  • The Action Center is an overdue improvement
Against
  • Some effort will be needed to make a phone truly personal
  • New background feature is almost a throw away
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