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Old 04-29-11, 12:16 PM   #1
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HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

HBO2GO's iPad app launched today, and it doing some research I see that the service is finally available to Directv users (like me). Sign up was a breeze and now I'm streaming a bunch of HBO stuff. Looks good too.

No Mr. Show though. Grr.
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Old 04-29-11, 12:19 PM   #2
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

Cool. I thought this was supposed to be available 5/2... but sooner is better. I'll d/l this to my iPad tonight and catchup on shows like Deadwood and Oz.
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Old 04-29-11, 12:20 PM   #3
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

This is cool but not available for Time Warner... bummer.
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Old 04-29-11, 12:22 PM   #4
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

HBOGO I should say. No 2... yet.
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Old 04-29-11, 12:29 PM   #5
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

guess it's not available for the Xoom. kind of weird.
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Old 04-29-11, 12:35 PM   #6
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

still not working for xfinity
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Old 04-29-11, 12:35 PM   #7
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

HBO2GO is also available to Dish customers as part of DishOnline. I checked it out the other day -- pretty slick
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Old 04-29-11, 12:46 PM   #8
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

Yeah HBO Go is awesome. Pretty much any old/new HBO show is on it and the episodes don't expire until December 2012, unlike HBO On Demand, which has much earlier expiration dates.

Using it to catch up on Hung, Boardwalk Empire, Treme and True Blood.
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Old 04-29-11, 12:51 PM   #9
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Already downloaded it to my EVO! It's in Android Market, but maybe not a 'tablet ready' version for the Xoom?
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Old 04-29-11, 01:30 PM   #10
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Re: HBO2GO - HBO's On Demand Web Portal

My cable provider is not participating. Probably never will.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:20 PM   #11
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HBOGO? And for DirecTV? Downloading to iPad now. I can rewatch TRUE BLOOD before the new episodes start in June!

OR Boardwalk Empire! Whoo-hoo!!!!
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Old 04-29-11, 03:25 PM   #12
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My cable provider is not participating. Probably never will.
I contacted mine and they didn't even seem to understand the concept.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:26 PM   #13
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Signed up fine through my Inspire. I have Charter service. I was considering dropping HBO after the GoT season ended; not now.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:44 PM   #14
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Sweet, downloading this tonight.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:46 PM   #15
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This is amazing. They have old episodes of all their shows. Very pleased.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:48 PM   #16
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This is amazing. They have old episodes of all their shows. Very pleased.
So are you going to change your mind about being a "Temporary" subscriber for Game of Thrones?

I was honestly only going to subscribe for 3+ months for GOT, but this service is a really nice perk and I will keep it. The HBO content from present and past is amazing.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:49 PM   #17
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I downloaded it and tried to get it to work and it told me my phone didn't have an internet connection.
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Old 04-29-11, 03:52 PM   #18
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So are you going to change your mind about being a "Temporary" subscriber for Game of Thrones?
To be honest, I can see keeping HBO around just for this.
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Old 04-29-11, 04:23 PM   #19
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I think it depends on if there is a lot of back catalog someone hasn't seen and has wanted to for awhile.
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Old 04-30-11, 04:15 AM   #20
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still not working for xfinity
It's working now.
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Old 04-30-11, 08:30 AM   #21
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To be honest, I can see keeping HBO around just for this.
Same here. Especially since it seems to work so smoothly on my phone.

I've got plenty of HBO shows to catch up on - last couple seasons of Entourage and Big Love, never seen an episode of Carnivale, Oz, or True Blood.
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Old 04-30-11, 10:22 AM   #22
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This is great, currently catching up on Entourage! Always just wait for the DVD's. Signed up with HBO for Game of Thrones.
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Old 04-30-11, 05:23 PM   #23
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Too bad the app doesn't work on my Moto Droid
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Old 04-30-11, 11:16 PM   #24
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You can also get these features at hbogo.com
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Old 04-30-11, 11:56 PM   #25
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You can also get these features at hbogo.com
Figured it out for comcast subscribers, you have to log in with your comcast ID or something, not your email address that you use to log into your account:
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