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HBO GO Streams 1080P on Apple TV and Other Platforms

July 27, 2013
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HBO GO Streams 1080P on Apple TV and Other Platforms

After a long wait, the HBO GO app has finally come to Apple TV. Best of all, the Apple TV HBO GO app streams at 1080P. HBO confirmed to Tech of the Hub that all of their connected TV apps are now streaming HD video at 1080P with the exception of the Xbox which...

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Game of Thrones Season 2 Blu-ray DVD Digital Copy Review

March 28, 2013
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Game of Thrones Season 2 Blu-ray DVD Digital Copy Review

I’ve been re-watching Game of Thrones season 2 to get ready for this Sunday’s season 3 premiere on HBO at 9 PM. For those of you with Verizon FIOS, HBO is free this weekend, so enjoy. Now for some thoughts on the season 2 Blu-ray: The recently released Game of Thrones Season Two Blu-Ray / DVD...

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Game of Thrones Season 3: One Place to Watch and an HBO GO Surprise?

February 18, 2013
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Game of Thrones Season 3: One Place to Watch and an HBO GO Surprise?

HBO is following the same playbook as last year to build excitement and subscribers for the season three premiere of Game of Thrones. HBO tightly controls where you can watch its shows. While other networks will make their shows available on iTunes, Amazon or their websites the next day, the only place to watch...

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HBO GO on Apple TV via AirPlay Hands-On

February 14, 2013
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HBO GO on Apple TV via AirPlay Hands-On

From day one, HBO prevented their HBO GO iPhone and iPad app from working with Apple’s Airplay. Airplay lets you stream audio and video from your iPhone or iPad to Apple TV. When I heard that HBO GO now supported AirPlay, I was apprehensive about the experience it would provide. After trying out the new...

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HBO GO Adds Dolby Digital Surround Sound to the Roku

September 22, 2012
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Game of Thrones in Surround Sound

A few days ago, HBO updated its streaming video app to version 1.7 for the Roku. As far as I can tell, this version of the app has added support for surround sound. Update: One reader has reported it was added in late August Specifically, HBO GO is now streaming Dolby Digital 5.1 surround...

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HBO GO Interactive Features Coming to the iPad

March 28, 2012
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HBO GO Interactive features announced on iPad

HBO is revving up the hype machine for this weekend’s Game of Thrones premiere. Yesterday, HBO GO launched on the Xbox. Today, it appears that HBO GO’s interactive features are coming to their iPad app. Previously, from what I can tell, the interactive features were only accessible via the HBO GO website and not on the...

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Game of Thrones Season 2 Preview: You Win or You Die

March 23, 2012
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To get us ready for the season 2 premiere of Game of Thrones on April 1st, HBO just released a short film to call the banners. The 22 minute film featuring interviews with the creators, executive producers and cast is broken up into four parts. The first two parts are devoted to reviewing the...

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Why HBO GO on the Xbox Launches Before April 1st

February 28, 2012
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Dolby Digital Plus on HBO Go

This morning I was surprised to hear that HBO GO was launching April 1st on the Xbox. According to our friends at Engadget HD, HBO President Eric Kessler made the declaration last night. April 1st is also the day that season 2 of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO. I reached out to HBO this morning to confirm the date....

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Game of Thrones Season 2 Preview

February 24, 2012
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Game of Thrones Season 2 Preview

The Game of Thrones season two premiere is right around the corner. Despite the warm weather this Feburary, winter is coming with a heaping helping of war for the premiere on April 1st at 9 PM. For folks who subscribe to HBO, a new trailer previewing season 2 will be available on HBO GO...

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Game of Thrones Blu-ray Leads to HBO

December 15, 2011
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Game of Thrones Blu-ray Leads to HBO

One of our favorite TV shows at Tech of the Hub is Game of Thrones. The other day I saw that the Blu-ray was available for pre-order at Amazon. On the cover, it had a big label saying “1080P FULL HD VIDEO – DTS MASTER AUDIO”. I think the folks at HBO know how...

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