• Motorola reportedly plans a Baidu smart speaker for China

    1 month ago - By VentureBeat

    What do Amazon, Google, Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Huawei all have in common? They're working on smart speakers with built-in voice assistants. And soon Motorola might join the fray. According to AndroidPure, the Chicago-based Lenovo subsidiary is prepping an AI-powered home speaker - the “Moto AI Assistant” - for lau...
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  • Google's first-party smart display could hit right before the holidays

    Google's first-party smart display could hit right before the holidays

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    If there's one thing missing from Google's lineup of smart speakers, it's a smart display device. Amazon has one in the form of the Amazon Echo Show and while Google has partnered with the likes of JBL, Lenovo and LG to create a potential competitor, Google has yet to offer a smart display of its own design. But that could change in the very near future. According to a new report from the Nikkei Asian Review , Google could have a smart display in the works that will arrive en masse before the end of the year. The rumor came to Nikkei by way of one of Google's supply chain providers who...
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  • After HomePod challenged Echo, Amazon wants to poach Apple Music fans

    After HomePod challenged Echo, Amazon wants to poach Apple Music fans

    1 month ago - By VentureBeat

    Turnabout is fair play, as they say, so after Apple challenged Amazon's Echo smart speakers with HomePod, Amazon has decided to aggressively chase Apple Music users with its own streaming service. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is launching an international marketing pitch for Amazon Music Unlimited, including its first U.S. national TV campai...
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  • Motorola Planning Smart Speaker With Baidu For China

    Motorola Planning Smart Speaker With Baidu For China

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Motorola is looking to get into the smart speaker market as well, but it won't be available in the US. This is going to be a smart speaker that is made from a partnership between Motorola and Baidu - China's biggest search engine. That means that this smart speaker is only going to be sold in China and not other markets like Europe or even the US. So while it is going to compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home, it won't compete directly. This is because neither of those are actually sold in China.
    Press images of the device have appeared, and it looks like the name is going to be...
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  • Motorola set to launch Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speaker competitor

    Motorola set to launch Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speaker competitor

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Motorola is likely to enter the smart speakers market with a brand new device that's expected to be announced very soon. However, the new Moto AI smart speaker won't compete directly with the likes of Amazon Echo and Google Home since Motorola plans to introduce the new device in China.
    Press images and promotional materials of a device called Motorola Smart AI assistant speaker have been recently uncovered in China thanks to the folks over at AndroidPure. The market name of the device is still unknown, but its design and many of the functions are shown in these pictures.
    Apparently, ...
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