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How much would you pay for standalone HBO Go?

How much would you pay for standalone HBO Go?

HBO Go has been around for a few years now and is an interesting way HBO offers cable and satellite TV subscribers access to programs and movies online. The question is, if you don't have a cable or satellite subscription to the pay network, what would you pay for standalone HBO Go service? I've long suspected most people would be glad to fork over the same or similar monthly subscription fees as Netflix charges to access HBO Go.

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HBO Go comes to most popular Android tablet

HBO Go comes to most popular Android tablet

There's another place you can watch your favorite HBO original programming and hundreds upon hundreds of movies - the Kindle Fire tablet. HBO Go allows users to watch their favorite HBO shows on demand on devices ranging from tablets to TVs. The service also includes movies that have been licensed to HBO.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 6, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 6, 2012

Happy Friday, everyone. Before you start preparing for the holiday weekend, coloring eggs, and all that, let's check in on what made news today. For starters, PlayStation Orbis processing specs leak. Of course, the Orbis (or PS4) is still a ways away, kind of like Google's augmented reality glasses. Yeah, Google Project Glass is still years away. Here's a Google thing that isn't off in the horizon, though - Google's Floor Plan Marker app to crowdsource indoor mapping.

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Comcast says HBO GO on XBox ‘next week’

Comcast says HBO GO on XBox ‘next week’

It's time to get your HBO content on, Xbox 360 users, courtesy of Comcast and Xbox live - HBO GO is ready to get started next week according to Comcast public relations. This update to the HBO GO library will be coming to Xbox LIVE in addition to a number of ways that you're already able to get the content via Xfinity TV. These ways include the iPad, iPhone, and Android phones and tablets as well - and now the Xbox 360 finally! HBOgo.com as well as XfinityTV.com are also delivering, Video-on-demand as well as linear TV as well!

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Netflix CEO says he wants to watch HBO Go

Netflix CEO says he wants to watch HBO Go

In what seems like an unusual turn of events at first glance, the head of Netflix is taking to social media to talk about wanting to access HBO Go, not as a competing company executive but as a normal guy who just likes good entertainment. It's a very weird thing to see Hastings post on Facebook, since he has been very vocal about saying that HBO is Netflix's biggest competitor. But then again, his Facebook post is actually more focused on criticizing Comcast.

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Xbox Live adds Comcast, HBO, MLB, beats Apple iTV to the living room

Xbox Live adds Comcast, HBO, MLB, beats Apple iTV to the living room

Microsoft has released today as promised an update for Xbox Live that adds Comcast Xfinity, MLB.tv, and HBO Go content to the Xbox 360 console. The Xbox's abundance of content paired with streamlined navigation, centralized search, and Kinect-powered voice and gesture control shows Google TV how it's supposed to be done and scoffs at the much rumored and yet to be seen Apple iTV.

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Microsoft’s Xbox Live will add Comcast and HBO Go tomorrow

Microsoft’s Xbox Live will add Comcast and HBO Go tomorrow

Attention, Xbox 360 owners - you'll be prompted to download an Xbox Live update tomorrow. And if your home cable provider is Comcast, and/or you happen to be a fan of the many original shows on HBO, it'll be an update worth downloading. Both content providing companies will be adding their stamp to the growing catalog of Xbox Live streaming video content when the new firmware update is rolled out.

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DirecTV iPad app update adds streaming on demand

DirecTV iPad app update adds streaming on demand

DirecTV has rolled out a new app for the iPad that gives users the ability to stream movies on demand, from anywhere that has a data connection. The app gives users unfiltered access to titles from HBO and Showtime, along with some original DirecTV programming as well as other pay TV networks. The new app also integrates social connectivity, allowing users to share what they're watching.

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HBO blocks Apple TV iCloud ambitions

HBO blocks Apple TV iCloud ambitions

To go with the Apple TV update announced yesterday, 1080p content is coming to the iCloud movie service. Apple is also allowing people who upgrade to the new Apple TV re-download movies that they purchased on older units. Presumably, if that movie is available in 1080p they can grab the new resolution. However, it appears there's a caveat to the ability to re-download.

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