Google’s $35 streaming dongle launched with just a couple of supported apps this summer, but some big names have joined the club since then, with the latest being HBO Go.
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Seven TV shows from HBO, including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” are available for purchase from the Google Play Store.
HBO has confirmed it is “actively exploring” bringing HBO Go to Google’s Chromecast. However, the company did not provide an actual release date for such an app.
According to a new report, Spotify is planning on launching a video streaming service to compete with Netflix and other similar services.
After you update your HBO Go app, you will be able to connect your tablet or smartphone to your TV via a regular HDMI cable and enjoy your shows and movies on a large HD screen.
Ask and ye shall receive! In the case of the HBO Go app, owners of Android tablets have been asking for the streaming app to work on their devices for quite some time now. And it looks like their prayers have been answered. HBO has just updated its HBO Go app on Google Play Store and guess what? It no longer discriminates tablet devices. The added tablet support is listed on the change log, but unfortunately, it fails to mention any specific devices. So we’ll just assume that the new HBO Go app will work on most Android tablets, if…
Want to get your weekly fix of Game of Thrones while you’re out and about, so that you won’t miss yet another major character being killed off? This is where the HBO Go app would come in really handy. Pleasing the Android crowds even more is the news that HBO has updated its HBO Go and Max Go apps by making them compatible with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphones. Aside from the ICS support, the updates also include some performance enhancements and bug fixes. While the update is welcomed by owners of smartphones running ICS with HBO subscription —…