HBO GO Android TV App Updated to Support Google Assistant

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For those who still watch HBO even when everyone’s favorite incest and dragon-packed show isn’t in season, you’ll be happy to learn that both the HBO GO Android TV app and standard HBO GO app for phones/tablets received updates this week. The big change is for the Android TV version, as it receives support for voice controls via Google Assistant. For example, watchers can control playback and use search functions all by using their voice. Basically, anything that allows me to not use a virtual keyboard ...

Google Home and Assistant Can Now Cast HBO and CBS Shows to Your TV

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Just over a week ago, Google Home and Google Assistant picked up the ability to play YouTube TV on a screen nearby through a voice command. Today, Google has expanded that by adding on HBO NOW and CBS, as well as The CW. Like with YouTube TV, you can say things like “Watch Curb Your Enthusiasm” or “Play Star Trek: Discovery” to the Assistant or Home to get those shows to start playing. It typically helps if you specify the Chromecast or Android TV you want ...

Hulu adds live and on demand access to HBO and Cinemax, just in time for new Game of Thrones

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Video streaming app Hulu has recently made great strides in its attempts to catch up with other similar services like Netflix. In the last few months, it's added profiles to support individual watch histories and introduced Google Home integration. It's also got live TV now, and you can read our thoughts about that in our recent review. No streaming service would be complete without quality shows and movies, and with that in mind, Hulu has now added HBO and Cinemax to its burgeoning list of content ...

HBO Go and HBO Go for Android TV get big updates with ability to resume a series, binge mode, and more

by justin   ·  8 months ago  

HBO Go isn't a very good app—this is the harsh truth. Yet, people put up with it because HBO has content that they want to see. The app is getting an update today (standard and Android TV) that adds some long overdue features. We could complain that HBO Go is just now getting binge mode, or we could be thankful it's here. That's actually a lie; we can do both. Here's the changelog for the standard client for phones and tablets. Read MoreHBO Go and HBO ...