Posted by: kurtsh | September 9, 2016

INFO: Get ready for the football season with Microsoft

imageBing predictions… Cortana-based tracking & updates… Windows streaming apps… Outlook reminders for upcoming games…

Check out these ways Microsoft can help you enjoy the football season!

Let Bing predict which teams will win
Bing has you covered this professional football season from basic player info to schedules and more. The Bing team created a unique professional football experience powered by Bing Predicts for all types of football fans looking to get the edge, including:

  • Game by Game Predictions – Predictions on which team will win every weekly matchup.
  • Fantasy Football Predictions – Weekly predictions of who to start in your fantasy league by position including predictions of how many points each player will achieve in PPR leagues. Carousel appears during Fantasy Football related queries.
  • NFL Playoff Predictions – Each week we will update the predictions of who has the best chances to make the playoffs and win the division. Bing’s very own intelligence spin on Power Rankings.

Track your favorite teams with Cortana
Cortana lets you track your favorite sports teams’ right in your notebook. Select your favorite football team and Cortana will provide score updates, show upcoming games and matches and can even notify you with the final score. Give it a try today!

Follow the games with the Touchdown! Collection in the Windows Store
The Touchdown! Collection in the Windows Store is ready with great ways to watch the game your way on Windows or Xbox, letting you follow favorite teams, stream games, view schedules and stats, listen on-the-go, plan tailgates and more!

Keep track of your football games schedule with Outlook
Following professional and college football game schedules just got easier thanks to a new Interesting Calendars feature for Outlook.com and Outlook on the web. The new feature allows fans to add their team’s schedule directly to their Outlook.com or Outlook on the web calendar. Once added, the calendar is synced across devices and automatically updates if there is a change to the schedule, so you never miss a game. For more information on the feature, please visit the Office Blog.

(Note: For Outlook users with Office 365 subscriptions on Exchange Online, visit:
Outlook on the webhttps://aka.ms/interestingcalendarowa)

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