Why the HBO-Amazon Deal Is Good for Everyone (Except Netflix)

HBO and Amazon just put a ring on it with a giant, multi-year deal that will put HBO originals on Amazon Prime exclusively. Woooooo! That means you don't need an HBO subscription to watch old episodes of everything from the Wire to Eastbound & Down. And in this game of everything-but-Game-of-Thrones, everyone wins;… » 4/23/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

HBO Is Bringing a Ton of Its Shows to Amazon Prime

Amazon just announced an agreement that makes Prime Instant Video the only place you can watch HBO originals online without an HBO subscription. Starting May 21st, Prime members will get exclusive, unlimited streaming access to pretty much every HBO original you're interested in except Game of Thrones. » 4/23/14 9:10am Today 9:10am

If You Want to Watch Game of Thrones, Maybe Just Pay For It

Last night, Game of Thrones fans flocked to HBO Go as soon as the season four premiere was available. They were met with error after error, taking to the internet to complain about the shoddy service. What they should have done instead? Actually subscribe to HBO. Crazy, I know. » 4/07/14 10:56am 4/07/14 10:56am

Amazon's Fire TV Doesn't Have HBO Go

Amazon debuted its $100 streaming TV box today. It's impressive! It's affordable! And it has a whole bunch of apps. It just doesn't have HBO Go, which is probably the one app that so, so many folks were hoping for. And that could be problematic. » 4/02/14 12:41pm 4/02/14 12:41pm

Streaming TV Isn't Ready for Prime Time

So you've done it. You've cut the cord. You've got your Netflix and your Hulu Plus and your Aereo and your cousin's HBO GO password and a bag of popcorn. You're comfortable with the sacrifices—honestly, mostly just ESPN—and prepared to embrace the glorious future of television. Only problem? The future of television's … » 3/10/14 10:30am 3/10/14 10:30am

True Detective Finale Crashes HBO GO

Netflix must be really laughing its ass off right now, as everyone trying to watch the season finale of True Detective complain about HBO GO not being available. HBO GO has crashed—it's been deader than Rust Cohle's soul for the last three hours. » 3/09/14 11:13pm 3/09/14 11:13pm

Comcast's HBO + Internet Plan Is the One You've Been Waiting For

No cable, no problem. The rumors that Comcast is going to let you pay for HBO like you pay for Netflix are true. Comcast is now the first company to let you have HBO without being trapped in a basic cable plan. » 10/25/13 12:49pm 10/25/13 12:49pm

The Hilarious Truth About Your HBO Go Subscription

You use HBO Go to watch Game of Thrones and you love it and you totally can't live without but... do you really pay for it? Or do you use a login from a friend of a cousin of an in-law of a completely random girl? Watch this video where CollegeHumor reveals the hilarious truth about everybody's HBO Go's subscription. » 11/14/12 7:20pm 11/14/12 7:20pm

HBO Streams Online to Non-Cable Subscribers For the First Time But…

In October, citizens of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark will be able to get on-demand HBO content even if they don't have cable. Oh those lucky Europeans. First health care, and now streaming Game of Thrones whenever they want it. » 8/30/12 4:31pm 8/30/12 4:31pm

If You Want HBO Go, You'll Have to Keep Paying For Cable Forever and…

A standalone HBO Go service is the holy grail for cordcutters. It means liberation from cable forever. It's never going to happen. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes just told his investors in no uncertain terms that cordcutters don't exist, and that forcing people to pay for cable to get HBO will work. Sadly, he's probably… » 8/01/12 12:50pm 8/01/12 12:50pm