Microsoft Band 2

Cortana now available on Android for Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft Band 2

The Microsoft Band 2 continues to get better. Introduced in October 2015, Microsoft has steadily been adding new software features to it. The latest addition is support for Cortana when the wearable is paired to an Android smartphone. This feature had previously been limited to Windows Phone devices. With Cortana on your Band, you can access your personal assistant for instant notifications […]

Microsoft Band 2 gets new music controls and activity reminder features

Microsoft Band music controls

Microsoft is bringing some new software enhancements to the new Microsoft Band 2 just before the holidays. The company today announced that it is adding three new features that “customers have been asking for.” The first feature brings music controls to the Microsoft Band. You will be able to use the touchscreen display to pause, play, skip forward and back, and turn […]

Microsoft Band 2 unveiled

Microsoft Band 2

As expected, Microsoft today unveiled a range of new products including its latest wearable. Sharing the stage with the Surface Book, MIcrosoft’s first ever notebook, the new Surface Pro 4 tablet and the new Lumia 550, Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones was the Microsoft Band 2. As rumours suggested, the Band 2 improves on its predecessor with a […]

Is this the Microsoft Band 2?

Rumoured Microsoft Band 2

The original Microsoft Band is many things but a fashion statement it is not. If new images leaked by Spain’s are any indication (and legitimate), Microsoft is looking to improve that with the Band’s successor which has been the topic of rumours since the summer. Expected to launch as the Microsoft Band 2, the new fitness tracker was codenamed “Envoy” […]

Microsoft Band 2 coming later this year?

Microsoft Band

Microsoft took a very conservative approach when it entered the wearables space last year with its Microsoft Band fitness tracker (pictured above). It was available in limited quantities and quickly sold out. Limited stocks have surfaced every once in a while but Microsoft’s attention is already focused on a successor, the Microsoft Band 2. According to, Microsoft is in fact […]