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HBO GO Finally Hits Amazon’s Fire TV

HBO GO Finally Hits Amazon’s Fire TV

By Chris Crum December 15, 2014

Back in April, Amazon launched Fire TV, its streaming device for the connected living room. It was missing one key service however. It didn’t support HBO GO. While Amazon has since added HBO content to Prime Instant Video, those don’t …

Watching HBO with Your Parents Is Just Too Awkward Watching HBO with Your Parents Is Just Too Awkward

HBO has just launched a new ad campaign for their on-demand streaming platform, HBO GO, and it’s great. The main takeaway: Hey millennials–you really don’t want to watch HBO programming with your parents, right? Of course not, that’s why there’s …

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

When the season four premiere of HBO’s fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones aired on Sunday night, a record 6.6 million viewers tuned in legally. Another million-plus viewers pirated the episode, setting another record. Jeff Bewkes, CEO of Time Warner, which …

Amazon Fire TV Launches Sans HBO Go Amazon Fire TV Launches Sans HBO Go

As you may have heard, Amazon stepped onto the streaming video device stage in a huge way today with the unveiling of their $99 Fire TV, their new set-top box. At launch, Amazon Fire TV boasts a bunch of third-party …

HBO GO on the PS3 Finally a Reality HBO GO on the PS3 Finally a Reality

In oh, really, that wasn’t a thing already? news, today is the day that HBO GO, HBO’s on-demand streaming video app, finally lands on the PS3. “Watch every episode of every season of the HBO’s best shows, including True Detective, …

HBO Builds Addicts One Shared Go Password at a Time HBO Builds Addicts One Shared Go Password at a Time

HBO wants you to become addicted to their shows, and it turns out they don’t really care if you do it somewhat nefariously. You think you’re sticking it to the man when you steal your buddy’s HBO Go password to …

HBO GO is Finally Coming to PlayStation Consoles HBO GO is Finally Coming to PlayStation Consoles

The PlayStation 3 console is the most-used device for streaming Netflix video. It’s clear, then, that PlayStation owners enjoy watching video nearly as much as playing video games. Those PlayStation owners are in for a treat in the coming months …

HBO Go Now Features Chromecast Support HBO Go Now Features Chromecast Support

When the Chromecast was first announced back in July, it only supported a handful of video streaming services. The list of supported services has steadily improved over the last few months, but a few noteworthy streaming services were still not …

Comcast Is Now Offering an Internet/HBO Bundle Comcast Is Now Offering an Internet/HBO Bundle
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People want to pay for HBO Go, this is an established fact. Many people, however, don’t want to pay for the expensive cable packages that are required to access HBO Go. All they want is a standalone HBO Go service …

Netflix's CFO Has a Suggestion for HBO Netflix's CFO Has a Suggestion for HBO
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Game of Thrones is the most pirated show on TV – and it has more to do with it than just great characters, amazing set design, and Khaleesi’s boobs. HBO does not offer a standalone streaming service. Sure, they have …

3 Reasons Why Mr. Show Isn't On HBO GO 3 Reasons Why Mr. Show Isn't On HBO GO

HBO GO has a lot of great HBO shows that have appeared on the network from over the years, but there are certainly some notable titles left out. Perhaps the most notable of all is Mr. Show, the sketch comedy …

Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN

Apple announced today that HBO Go and WatchESPN are now available for Apple TV. “HBO GO and WatchESPN are some of the most popular iOS apps and are sure to be huge hits on Apple TV,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s …

Jimmy Wales Not A Fan Of HBO's Distribution Jimmy Wales Not A Fan Of HBO's Distribution

Like many people on the Internet, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is a fan of Game of Thrones. He’s not the biggest fan of how the show is distributed, however. Wales is frequently active on Quora, where someone asked him if …

Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon

Fans of HBO programming have called on the network to make a standalone streaming service for quite a while now. The initial response from the network said it was impossible, but a little hope came in March when the network’s …

Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S. Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S.

On Monday, Netflix released their Q1 2013 earnings report and in it they boasted gains of 2.03 million domestic subscribers. This is important for two reasons. First, it boosts their total domestic subscriber base to 29.17 million, continuing a steady …

Is HBO Bringing Live Streaming Sports to HBO GO? Is HBO Bringing Live Streaming Sports to HBO GO?

Is live streaming sports (read: boxing) coming to HBO GO? According to HBO Sports head Ken Hershman, yes. But HBO leadership aren’t all in the same boat, and another exec isn’t ready to spill the beans on any such project. …

HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? Maybe HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? Maybe

There is a lot of awesome content coming from HBO. The venerable premium cable network has produced some of the best shows to ever grace the small screen (The Wire, The Sopranos), and currently produces some of the most interesting …