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Hulu goes all-out for Windows 10 with Cortana integration in new universal app

Microsoft has a historical past of serving to customers watch TV, first with now-dead Windows Media Participant after which with Xbox One’s reside TV integrations. However the Redmond-based software program big’s most suitable choice for twine cutters would be the new (*10*) app, released today.

(*10*)’s universal Windows 10 app was constructed by builders from each Microsoft and (*10*) to take full use of the deep integrations out there with the Universal Windows Platform.

The most effective characteristic of the new app is Cortana integration, which will get your favourite reveals enjoying with out lifting a finger. Now you can simply say “Hey Cortana, (*10*) play Brooklyn 9-9” and Cortana will do all of the work to get the most recent episode enjoying on no matter machine you are utilizing.

However the app can be sensible sufficient to know when you’ve by no means watched the present. So when you haven’t watched Fargo but, you’ll be able to say “Hey Cortana, (*10*) play Fargo” and it’ll begin from the primary episode. You’ll be able to even decide up the place you left off, beginning mid-episode, which is nice when you began an episode in your telephone and need to end it on a larger display.

(*10*) can even show a reside tile proper in the beginning menu, so customers can see when there are new episodes of high reveals with out opening the app. And since (*10*) is constructed with the Universal Windows Platform, it really works seamlessly throughout desktops, tablets and telephones, together with the new Lumia 650.

The app is free and available today. Whereas (*10*) will nonetheless be free and ad-supported by desktop browsers, the app requires a subscription, which begins at $7.99 per thirty days.
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