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Old 08-12-21, 07:24 PM
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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Sorry if I asked this before but can a friend use my HBO Max without giving them my credentials or anything?
how else could they.
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? How would they log into your account?
I thought I could just activate their device as if it were mine, just obviously different location?
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Like they get code and I get this screen and put it in and activate…


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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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how else could they.
I don’t know thus why I’m asking…
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Like they get code and I get this screen and put it in and activate…
Yes, that should work:
https://activate.hbomax.com/
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Old 08-13-21, 03:58 PM
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Apparently HBO Max will do a big update to their app in the next few months due to many complaints about glitches

https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/hbo-...s/?source=home


I follow HBO Max's Twitter feed and I always see them responding to a bombardment of complaints.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

Originally Posted by OldBoy
Sorry if I asked this before but can a friend use my HBO Max without giving them my credentials or anything?
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

Originally Posted by DJariya
Apparently HBO Max will do a big update to their app in the next few months due to many complaints about glitches

https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/hbo-...s/?source=home


I follow HBO Max's Twitter feed and I always see them responding to a bombardment of complaints.
Good. In addition to the play failures, sometimes I open the app on PS4 Pro, and it randomly starts scrolling down the page.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

Next few months for Roku and Playstation. Other platforms will be next year.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

I’ve never ever had problem on Android tv. Never stops and starts. Nothing, ever. Second fav user interface behind Vudu. This really glitches for people?
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

It constantly crashes on my PS4. It works ok for me on Roku. I’ve had a few crashes and not able to play episodes of certain shows for a few days. The Roku app is way better than the PS4 though.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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I’ve never ever had problem on Android tv. Never stops and starts. Nothing, ever. Second fav user interface behind Vudu. This really glitches for people?
It has the worst interface out of any streaming service, by a mile. I hope they redesign it from top to bottom. And to make the profiles easier to use. With make an actual children’s account or none at all.
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It has the worst interface out of any streaming service, by a mile. I hope they redesign it from top to bottom. And to make the profiles easier to use. With make an actual children’s account or none at all.
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No, general consensus, or they wouldn’t be responding by redesigning it.
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

I think the design is a bit clunky, but I don't have that many problems using it. Though I'm not really a scroll-through type of user, where I imagine, people could run into issues.
It's nowhere near as bad as Paramount+.
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I just find, click, play with no issues. Always easy as pie. It’ll never be Vudu, but it’s pretty good. AP is great with character names and real names, song info at bottom if you hit remote. Love that.
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It's slow on my end but otherwise it gets the job done.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

Originally Posted by OldBoy
I’ve never ever had problem on Android tv. Never stops and starts. Nothing, ever. Second fav user interface behind Vudu. This really glitches for people?
It's glitched for me before using my Android TV. One time was while watching ZS Justice League. Had to watch the rest of the movie through my Comcast box...
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

Originally Posted by DJariya
https://comicbook.com/dc/news/lois-c..._content=Image

Lois and Clark, the 1990s ABC Superman series, is coming August 3rd.

The article doesn’t mention it but it looks like this had to be remastered to HD.
This looks amazing.
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Godzilla vs Kong is back on HBO Max for those who missed it or haven't bought it.

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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

[QUOTE=whotony;13972968]
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Originally Posted by DJariya
[https://comicbook.com/dc/news/lois-c..._content=Image Lois and Clark, the 1990s ABC Superman series, is coming August 3rd.
The article doesn’t mention it but it looks like this had to be remastered to HD.This looks amazing.
That's good news. When it was in DCU, it was listed as HD yet was definitely an upconvert at best. Very soft and in some ways blurry. I was hesitant thinking maybe it was that same crappy encode. We will have to give this a watch.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

I have a code for a 30 day trial of HBO Max I got from Cyberpunk 2077. I can't guarantee it works because it says game has to have been purchased last year at release and there were limited codes. If any non-lurker wants to give it a go, let me know, and I can PM the code.

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Old 08-22-21, 12:39 PM
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After getting a 4k TV recently I was excited at being able to watch HBO shows in 4k. I was shocked to see none of their originals are in 4k!

I can see them ignoring older shows but recent ones there should be no excuse. He'll they even have Game Of Thrones and Westworld on 4K physical.

My giess is that they are working on putting their content in 4K and plan on rolling out a a higher Tier
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Yeah the only thing in 4k is usually new movies. It is sort of annoying that we pay as much for this as Netflix, but they don't provide same quality. Hopefully that changes in near future, maybe with the app upgrades..
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

Mostly I don’t have a problem when using the HBO Max app, but every once in a while on the Roku at my girlfriend’s place it takes time to load up, and once in a while I need to close out and restart the app.

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