HBO will replace HBO Now with a new app that will simply be called HBO. It will be available on Amazon's Fire TV from August 1, but HBO Max's availability on that platform is still unclear.
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HBO announced today that because of it's brand confusion, it's going to be killing off its HBO Go and HBO Now apps in favor of just HBO. Obviously, the new HBO Max will remain what it is.
HBO Now has finally discontinued support for the second and third-generation Apple TV set-top boxes two weeks after it was initially planned to leave those devices. HBO Go will be the next to retire.
HBO has published some support pages for HBO Go and HBO Now to reflect that the apps will stop working on older generations of the Apple TV, specifically second- and third-generation models.
In what already looks to be a popular Black Friday deal, Google is including three months of free access to HBO Now with Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra purchases made between now and Christmas Eve.
HBO Now, HBO's on-demand streaming service will soon arrive on PlayStation 3 and 4 for a $15 monthly cost. HBO and Cinemax are also launching as standalone channels on the PS Vue platform.
Just in time for the new season of 'Game of Thrones', which starts this weekend, HBO Now has launched on the Xbox One, allowing viewers to watch shows on the console without a cable TV package.
HBO has sent warnings to thousands of people around the world - not pirates, but folks who have been paying the company to access its HBO Now subscription service, which it says is for US users only.
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After Apple's Watch announcement, opinions are positive among folks over 35, but the younger generation isn't very excited, caring more about the HBO Now and the MacBook announcements instead.
Apple has lowered the price of its Apple TV and has also created a lucrative partnership with HBO. Starting in April, those with an Apple TV will be able enjoy HBO's vast content library.