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Campaign puts Microsoft's virtual personal assistant through its paces
Microsoft has teased Windows phone geeks with features its upcoming software Cortana, and a new series of ads by m:united show consumers what it can do.
Cortana is a virtual personal assistant that can follow voice instructions, much like Apple's Siri.
In each video a humorous and awkward situation unfolds, along with a description of how Cortana could have avoided the situation.
In one, a meteorologist could have arrived to work on time from Brooklyn to Manhattan and not dashed by the cameras undressed. In another, a father could have remembered to pick up a birthday cake.