GLAS Thermostat losing Cortana

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I received an email today informing me that the GLAS thermostat will be losing Cortana functionality with the next update. This is especially frustrating because I just purchased this from the MS Store.

So, my question is how should people with this device move forward? It works with Alexa, and the Invoke can use Alexa after a couple of prompts. That's an option.

I suppose at this point I just want the Invoke to be primarily an Alexa device. It's just frustrating to see something that actually works just getting winnowed away like this.
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@msloganjr

 

Agreed many of us spent quite a bit of money going all in on Cortana, I have three Invoke speakers and they are becoming more useless as Microsoft depreciated features and distances itself from the consumer space. I am of the opinion that there should be some type of compensation as happened with MS Band. I don't want to loose cortana but I guess the choice has been taken out of my hands as it was with the Band and Windows Phone. The Invoke's can access Alexa with very limited functionality but like you say it would simply be easier if we could convert these to full Alexa devices now.