Microsoft hosted its BUILD conference overnight, where we saw updates to Windows 8.1 that will make it more usable, as well as the debut of Cortana: Microsoft’s virtual voice assistant. Don’t get too excited though, Australia. You’ll be waiting at least until next year to get your hands on Microsoft’s “Siri-killer”.
Angus over at Lifehacker Australia got the word from Microsoft at BUILD, and found that because the product bears the dreaded BETA tag, it’s US-only for the time being.
It will likely roll out to Europe after that, followed by a general release once the product comes out of the test phase.
Read more on Lifehacker Australia.