updated 01:24 pm EDT, Wed March 19, 2014
Comcast adding 18 channels to Xfinity TV Go, total now 53
Today, Comcast announced the addition of 18 live streaming channels to its Xfinity TV Go service. Adds made today include A&E, Bravo, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, E!, Food Network, HGTV, HISTORY, mun2, Oxygen, Sprout, STARZ, Syfy, TBS, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, and the USA Network. The adds bring the total amount of channels viewable on the app and online to 53.
Samsung and SK Telcom pair for new cellular-equipped Samsung Gear 2
According to GSM Arena, Korean media is reporting on a SK Telcom and Samsung partnership. The pair are allegedly working on a version of the Samsung Gear 2 that would contain its own SIM chip and cellular radio, allowing it to operate completely independently of a paired mobile phone. Few details of the device are available, but the combination device would likely be aimed at the Korean market, at least to start.