4IT Blog

4IT has been serving the Miami area since 2003, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: Cortana Can Help You Cheer On Your Team

Tip of the Week: Cortana Can Help You Cheer On Your Team

It’s football season once again, and this year, we want to show you how to set up Cortana to follow your favorite teams--football or otherwise. It’s actually easier than you might think! Before we begin, remember that this only works on devices that have Cortana, so it will likely need to be set up on your Windows PC.

First, you’ll want to tell Cortana which teams to follow by going through Cortana’s Notebook. You can find the notebook by clicking in your Search bar at the bottom of the screen, which will open up your Cortana interface. Right underneath the Home icon in the Cortana window, you’ll see a little notebook icon that you’ll want to click on. The next step is to share your interests with Cortana so that you can use the application to track your teams.

Once Cortana is set to view your interests, you can scroll down in the notebook to the subsection Sports. Under the Teams I’m Tracking section, you should select Add a team. The next step is just to search for your team and find it in the search results. On the next screen, make sure to check the buttons that display the scores and notifications on your device. Once you’re all set, click the Add button. To add more teams, just repeat the same steps.

To get more value out of Cortana, you can do the same for media like television, movies, news, and so much more. Keep in mind, however, that you should use Cortana with a grain of salt--especially if you value privacy. Microsoft has been at the head of this argument for quite some time over its use of data collected via Cortana, so choosing to give up this information to the application should be a conscious decision made only after careful consideration.

What are some of the teams you’d have Cortana follow? Share your thoughts in the comments below.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Sunday, 19 November 2017
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

security Tip of the Week Technology Cloud Privacy Best Practices Microsoft software Internet Business Computing Hackers Backup Productivity Hosted Solutions Business Management Managed Service Provider Google Malware IT Services Business Efficiency Windows IT Support Disaster Recovery Innovation Hardware Business Continuity Workplace Tips VoIP Computer User Tips Saving Money Windows 10 Miscellaneous Virtualization Upgrade Mobile Device Management Mobile Devices Data Network Security Server Mobile Computing Email Alert Communication Network Save Money Microsoft Office communications Small Business Smartphone Quick Tips Social Media Information Technology Smartphones BYOD Going Green Mobile Office Apps Android Office Health Managed IT Services Outsourced IT Browser Application Ransomware Gadgets Operating System Chrome Managed IT Tablet WiFi Mobility Holiday Firewall Avoiding Downtime Disaster Productivity Risk Management Spam Cybercrime BDR Cybersecurity Telephone Systems Search Passwords The Internet of Things Remote Computing Best Practice Unified Threat Management IT Solutions Data Management Hard Drives Saving Time History Remote Monitoring Employer-Employee Relationship Budget Apple Automation VPN Vendor Management Hacking Facebook Content Filtering Data Backup Phishing Password Proactive IT iPhone Hosted Solution Customer Relationship Management Computers Law Enforcement User Error Recovery Collaboration Phone System Wireless Technology Data Recovery Office Tips Money Marketing Big Data Humor Administration Encryption Analytics Wearable Technology Gmail Router Maintenance Government Telephony Work/Life Balance PowerPoint Virus Office 365 Lithium-ion battery Vulnerability Current Events Bring Your Own Device Antivirus Printer Shortcut Social USB Computer Repair Outlook Data Protection Social Engineering Data Security App Cost Management Intranet Private Cloud Users Bandwidth Printer Server Windows 8 Laptop Politics Personal Information OneNote Trending SaaS Education Net Neutrality Wireless Audit Unsupported Software HaaS Google Drive Cloud Computing Point of Sale Tech Support Business Intelligence IT COnsultant Save Time Biometrics Fax Server Internet of Things Retail Identity Theft Virtual Reality Workplace Solid State Drive Meetings Flexibility Sports Streaming Media Uninterrupted Power Supply Instant Messaging online currency Emails Social Networking HIPAA Samsung Entertainment Wi-Fi Emergency Benefits Artificial Intelligence DDoS Computer Accessories Applications Compliance IT Support Mouse Efficency hacker Windows 10 Transportation Two-factor Authentication Managing Stress Robot Computer Care Battery Excel Network Congestion Display Automobile End of Support Help Desk Travel Augmented Reality Data Storage Paperless Office Internet Exlporer Update Customer Service Managed Security Computing File Sharing Scam Teamwork Busines Continuity Cast Networking Windows 10s Near Field Communication systems Employer Employee Relationship Nanotechnology Operating Sysytem Worker Commute Tablets Human Resources Hard Disk Drive PDF IT consulting hack Running Cable Root Cause Analysis Scalability Files Twitter HBO NFL Safety Hard Drive best practices Text Messaging Reliable Computing Surge Protector Cortana CrashOverride How To Chromecast Bloatware Television Upgrades IT Management Uograde Word Images data breach 3D Printing Legislation Training Settings Administrator Colocation Consultant WIndows Server 2008 Windows Ink The Blindside Of Branding risk management Access Company Culture Distributed Denial of Service ISP Black Market Touchscreen Patch Management Google Maps IT Security WIndows 7 Inbound Marketing Cleaning eWaste Commerce Programming Storage Blogging Experience Wiring Regulations Regulation Information Software as a Service Keyboard Avoid Downtime Value Website Music Cameras Debate Sync Data Loss Hiring/Firing iOS User Data storage Managed IT Service OneDrive Science Books Virtual Desktop Managed IT Services Amazon Presentation Adobe Google Docs Smart Technology Bluetooth Computer Fan Video Games Best Available Co-managed IT IT Technicians Document Management Data Breach Advertising Licensing Lifestyle Nokia Microsoft Excel SharePoint Dark Web Legal Ebay Touchpad Mobile Device Screen Mirroring Mobile Buisness IT solutions Taxes Professional Services Tutorial Supercomputer Electronic Medical Records IT Budget Youtube Reputation Microblogging Sales Gift Giving Comparison Managed Service Provder Webinar Specifications Shadow IT Relocation IT service Domains Webinar