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Old 08-22-21, 01:52 PM
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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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.
Same here with the HBO Max on Roku(very slow too load).

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It’s always slow to load, but for the first time last night, my wife and I saw an entire movie without that app stopping or glitching out. Unfortunately it was while watching Reminiscence.
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HBO Max is a little clunky on the Roku, but I also have an Apple TV 4K and at least for me it plays and loads very smoothly on that device. But of course that's my most expensive streaming device.
Old 08-23-21, 05:07 PM
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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HBO Max is a little clunky on the Roku, but I also have an Apple TV 4K and at least for me it plays and loads very smoothly on that device. But of course that's my most expensive streaming device.
Yep. HBO Max has been glitchy on Roku from the get-go, but fine on Apple TV.
Old 08-30-21, 01:39 AM
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On Twitter I just see non stop daily complaints about the HBO Max app. So many are agitated and threatening to cancel.

From what I can tell, the app problematic on game consoles, Fire Sticks and the Roku for some people. Do any of you have issues? The comments I see say it has playback error messages, crashes or won't FF or Rewind properly.

I haven't had any issues on my Roku, although I do own an Ultra and I don't know if it's problematic on the cheaper devices. I've never had issues on my new Apple TV 4K that I bought a few months. In fact, I think that's the best running app.
Old 08-30-21, 06:06 AM
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Oh yea... I've been having the won't FF / RR properly issue lately.
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Not really. I have a Roku 4 that's getting up there in the years, I find the app navigation to be slow but it works fine once I get a movie or show started, including FF/RR.

I've had more issues with the Apple TV+ App lately (randomly drops audio).
Old 08-30-21, 10:51 AM
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I use a Streaming Stick Plus, and the only problem I've had is sometime when I scroll "down" (like through an episode list), when I get to the bottom of the list, if I go down one more time, it sometimes kicks me out of the app. But play/pause, FF/RW, no problems that I can recall.
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i use on Android tv and have never had a problem. as i said, second fav app to run and interface, behind Vudu. now, i'm worried why i don't have a problem.
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No problem with a Fire Stick.
Old 08-30-21, 10:58 PM
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Maybe those who were complaining have shitty internet somewhere out in the boonies?
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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Not really. I have a Roku 4 that's getting up there in the years, I find the app navigation to be slow but it works fine once I get a movie or show started, including FF/RR.

I've had more issues with the Apple TV+ App lately (randomly drops audio).
On my PS4 Pro, Apple TV will briefly pause like three times in an episode of Ted Lasso.

HBO Max crashed twice in 40 minutes of a movie today. The audio keeps playing, but the screen gets covered by an “Oops!” message and asks me to restart the app.
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^ During Lasso mine will start fine, then the audio will drop, then I'll just lose all control of the app and the video lags out. Then it all catches up and is out of sync.

A full reboot will fix it as long as I don't go to a different app first.
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Maybe those who were complaining have shitty internet somewhere out in the boonies?
But streaming is the future.
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Old 08-31-21, 01:32 PM
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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On my PS4 Pro, Apple TV will briefly pause like three times in an episode of Ted Lasso.

HBO Max crashed twice in 40 minutes of a movie today. The audio keeps playing, but the screen gets covered by an “Oops!” message and asks me to restart the app.
Originally Posted by RichC2
^ During Lasso mine will start fine, then the audio will drop, then I'll just lose all control of the app and the video lags out. Then it all catches up and is out of sync.

A full reboot will fix it as long as I don't go to a different app first.
I had trouble watching Ted Lasso on my Roku stick last night. I lost audio and then the screen froze and the Roku rebooted after a few minutes. Everything was fine after the reboot.
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re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Why is News Of The World on this now?

Isnt that an Appletv+ movie?
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Why is News Of The World on this now?

Isnt that an Appletv+ movie?
No, it was released by Universal last December for Christmas. You might be thinking of Greyhound which Sony sold to Apple.
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Probably
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For anyone looking for something to watch and missed it on The CW, the entire 1st season of Superman & Lois (15 episodes) is coming to HBO Max on Friday. You have time to catch up. Season 2 won't air until 2022. They just started production today.

Superman & Lois coming to HBO Max Friday
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They have the full season of Superman & Lois on the CW app as well. Often they just have 5 eps. I would imagine watching it on HBOMax is more enjoyable if you have the ad free sub..
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https://variety.com/2021/digital/new...ls-1235067168/

After HBO Drops Off Amazon Prime, WarnerMedia Intros HBO Max 50% Off Deal — For All New or Former Customers

WarnerMedia is trying to help offset the loss of about 5 million HBO subscribers who had signed up through Amazon in the U.S. with an aggressive discount offer on HBO Max.

As of Sept. 15, HBO subscriptions through Amazon Prime Video Channels officially shut down. But WarnerMedia is angling to get those customers back: Starting Friday, those who accessed HBO via Prime Video Channels — as well as all new and returning HBO Max subscribers in the U.S. — can sign up for the premium HBO Max ad-free monthly plan at a 50% discount.

The new limited-time promotion lets eligible customers get HBO Max for $7.49/month for six months; after that, the rate goes up to the regular $14.99/month. WarnerMedia began promoting the deal Friday on hbomax.com; customers also can sign up through Apple, Google, LG, Microsoft, Sony, Roku and Vizio.

The 50% off deal is available in the U.S. only through Sept. 26, and is squarely targeted at Amazon Prime users who have just lost access to HBO and HBO Max.
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https://variety.com/2021/digital/new...ls-1235067168/

After HBO Drops Off Amazon Prime, WarnerMedia Intros HBO Max 50% Off Deal — For All New or Former Customers

WarnerMedia is trying to help offset the loss of about 5 million HBO subscribers who had signed up through Amazon in the U.S. with an aggressive discount offer on HBO Max.

As of Sept. 15, HBO subscriptions through Amazon Prime Video Channels officially shut down. But WarnerMedia is angling to get those customers back: Starting Friday, those who accessed HBO via Prime Video Channels — as well as all new and returning HBO Max subscribers in the U.S. — can sign up for the premium HBO Max ad-free monthly plan at a 50% discount.

The new limited-time promotion lets eligible customers get HBO Max for $7.49/month for six months; after that, the rate goes up to the regular $14.99/month. WarnerMedia began promoting the deal Friday on hbomax.com; customers also can sign up through Apple, Google, LG, Microsoft, Sony, Roku and Vizio.

The 50% off deal is available in the U.S. only through Sept. 26, and is squarely targeted at Amazon Prime users who have just lost access to HBO and HBO Max.
So from that I assume this doesn't stack if you have an existing sub, right?
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So from that I assume this doesn't stack if you have an existing sub, right?
It doesn't stack for existing subscribers.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

We are a regular $14.99/mo subscription. Been thinking about the annual $149.99/yr prepay. Just received an offer via email for $109.99/yr prepay. Definitely jumping in at that rate.

Check your email for this offer if you are a regular monthly subscriber.
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Re: HBO Max — Warnermedia streaming service

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We are a regular $14.99/mo subscription. Been thinking about the annual $149.99/yr prepay. Just received an offer via email for $109.99/yr prepay. Definitely jumping in at that rate.

Check your email for this offer if you are a regular monthly subscriber.
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