Samsung Brings Milk Video Streaming Service to the US

Remember how Samsung’s Milk Music took the streaming market by storm and got everyone and their mother to sign up for an account? No? That is because it never happened. Launched in a field already crowded with competitors, Milk Music never really had a chance at success. But that is not stopping Samsung from applying the same strategy (and unfortunate moniker) to video. Milk Video, the company’s “video discovery service,” is launching stateside today.  (more…)

Google Announces Fit Developer Challenge in Partnership with adidas, Polar, and Withings

Give them incentive, and developers will build awesome things. That is the premise of the Google Fit Developer Challenge, which the eponymous search giant announced yesterday. In partnership with lifestyle companies adidas, Polar, and Withings, Google’s contest for fitness apps will see winners receive front-and-center placement in the Play store and smart devices from the aforementioned sponsors. (more…)

Motorola Announces the Keylink for $24.99, an Accessory to Help You Find Lost Keys or Phones

Back in August, we noticed that a new version of the Motorola Skip had cruised through the FCC as a full-blown keyfob that could help you locate keys or your phone, and even act as a trusted device with Motorola phones. We fully expected to see this accessory launch around the time of the new Moto X. For whatever reason, though, Motorola buried the product for a couple of months, only to revive it today as the Motorola Keylink(more…)

T-Mobile Offering Unlimited Worldwide Calling for $5 a Month Through Simple Choice Plans

T-Mobile is bringing the holiday cheer a tad early this year, with the announcement of two different offerings for folks on a Simple Choice plan. Starting today, users can get unlimited worldwide landline calling for just $5 a month, for all lines on the plan, up to 10 lines.

Additionally, for $10 a month on top of your existing plan, the whole family can get unlimited calling to mobile phones in more than 30 countries and 1,000 minutes to mobile phones in Mexico, on top of unlimited calls to landlines in 70+ countries. Now that’s a bargain.  (more…)