This Week on Windows highlights Cortana tips, Windows 10 device deals

Dennis Bednarz

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This Week on Windows brought some quite interesting stuff to the table. If you are out for a new Windows 10 device or want to utilise Cortana to her fullest, you’re lucky.

The Cortana tips feature a small guide to different commands and abilities of her, like “what can I say?” which is exactly what it sound like. A list of commands you can say to Cortana. The blog article also linked to an article featuring how to use Cortana above your lock screen, which is fairly useful and interesting. But this doesn’t end here as the video below also showcased some nice deals on multiple Windows 10 devices, one of them being the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S.

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

The Samsung tablet deal is, just like the others listed, a pretty good one. You can save up to $150 on this particular device, and get Office 365 for free if  you buy it from Amazon before September 8th.

From now until 9/3/16 save $150 when you purchase the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S with Windows 10 from Amazon, you’ll also receive a copy of Office 365 Personal. The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a premium tablet that offers the most popular features of laptops and tablets, giving you access to full notebook PC functionality in a lightweight tablet.

Lenovo Yoga 900

If you’re a student looking for a new PC for school, then you might have just found one. Students can save up to $300 on this flexible laptop if you buy it from Best Buy.

From now until 9/3/16 Best Buy is offering $150 off the purchase of the Lenovo Yoga 900. Students can save an additional $150 off through Best Buy’s student portal. The Lenovo Yoga 900 powered by Windows 10 allows you to customize your laptop experience to fit any occasion. Boasting a 13-inch touchscreen and a 360-degree watchband hinge, this PC functions as a tablet, laptop or viewing screen. The long-lasting battery delivers up to 10 hours of Internet browsing or 9 hours of video playback, making the Lenovo Yoga 900 ideal for travel.


Yet again, more student love. If you are a student, you can save up to $250 on this particular PC. Regular consumers also get quite a good deal with $100 off.

From now until 8/27/16 Best Buy is offering $100 off the purchase of the ASUS Q524. Students can save an additional $150 off through Best Buy’s student portal. You can bring gaming power to any location with this ASUS laptop powered by Windows 10. Flip-and-fold functionality lets you find a comfortable viewing or gaming position whether you’re at home or sitting in a crowded waiting room. NVIDIA GeForce graphics with dedicated memory support complex gaming, and the Full HD screen delivers images in crisp detail.

Windows Store deals

Already have a decent PC? You don’t have to feel left out. There is more. If you are looking for some digital products, then you have come to the right place

Fear the Walking Dead

With their safe haven destroyed, their families divided, and the hordes of the dead growing by the day, Madison and Travis will take terrible risks to protect the ones they love and track down those who are missing. Catch up on past episodes and watch the mid-season premiere of Fear the Walking Dead in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.

The Jungle Book

You can get the classic movie, The Jungle Book, for roughly $20 on the Window Store in the Movies section

Raised in the jungle by a family of wolves, man-cub Mowgli must leave behind the only home he’s ever known as he sets out on a journey of self-discovery in The Jungle Book ($19.99 HD, $14.99 SD). Experience this live-action retelling of a beloved classic, available one week before Blu-ray in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.

So, what do  you think about these deals? There’s sure been a lot of them. As a side note, the original article also mentioned the introduction of Panorama Mode for Windows 10 Mobile and the shipping of the first custom-made Xbox Controllers.