Motorola's Moto Stream is here to "set music free" (and no, it's not a smartphone)
0. phoneArena 03 Jun 2014, 13:37 posted on
The new Moto Stream is available to buy as of today, costing $49.99. It works with Android, iOS, or Windows Phone devices...
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1. ihavenoname (Posts: 1561; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)
Took a while to realize what that is...
2. PBXtech (Posts: 994; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)
Nexus Q, round 2? Not that I have a problem with that, I always thought the Q was a cool concept.
9. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4144; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
The Chromecast was what the Nexus Q was supposed to be. A device connected to your TV that you could communicate with by using your phone to stream media to.
13. PBXtech (Posts: 994; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)
Very happy with my Chromecast, great product and a great price.
3. buccob (Posts: 1713; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)
Seems cool but...
"The Moto Stream supports up to five simultaneous Bluetooth connections to smartphones running Android, iOS, or Windows Phone."
How does this work regarding music... if I have 2 devices SIMULTANEOUSLY paired to the Stream... what device would play music?
6. bwhiting (Posts: 180; Member since: 15 Jun 2013)
They will need to fight to the death on who gets next play on it
11. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4144; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
When you request to play a song while one is already playing, I would guess it gets put into a queue.
16. shuaibhere (Posts: 1737; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
May be all will play it simultaneously...
4. Antimio (Posts: 280; Member since: 11 Nov 2013)
This is the right way for doing a Nexus Q. And look at that price!
5. Joshua9007 (Posts: 82; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
No, its the SOL speaker without the speaker. Moto already had the tech, why not sell it!
7. Wannes86 (Posts: 3; Member since: 03 Jun 2014)
Wow, since when do motorola phones have a second menu bar?
The scriptgirl must have been asleep while shooting this commercial, I hope the first lenovorola phone isn't going to be as sloppy.
This ad did probably cost thousands of dollars and nobody noticed this?
10. budgieboi (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Dec 2013)
Motorola is a bit late to the party..
This for example is HTC's offering from May 2012
http ://cdn2.ubergizmo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/htc-music-adoptor.jpg (delete the spaces)
And I think I'd rather this simple design than
a multi-faced icosahedron...
14. Sniggly (Posts: 7220; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
This does sound like a cool idea, and I like the design. I know it's been done already, and its usefulness would be limited for me (I've never invested in wired speaker systems) but I know some people who could make use out of this.
15. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
Yellow Kevlar woven speakers represents B&W 8series or 6series