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#1 BSLChrisStoner

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 07:44 AM

Gizmodo: HBO Max Is a Mess



#2 BobPhelan

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 01:25 PM

It is but they have a lot of great content. Looking forward to when they iron out the kinks and make it available for Roku and Amazon Fire devices.

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 01:31 PM

How can you mess this up?

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 01:34 PM

How can you mess this up?


It’s really irritating as someone who was looking forward to it. They had plenty of time. If it wasn’t ready, delay it.
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Posted 03 June 2020 - 01:40 PM

They certainly didn't do themselves any services by not including it on Roku.  I love the TCM content, hell watched the Errol Flynn Adventures of Robin Hood the other night.  A total classic that I haven't seen in a while.



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Posted 03 June 2020 - 03:41 PM

Why not take HBOGo/Now, change the logo, add the additional content and call it HBO Max? It works perfectly, there was no need to reinvent the wheel here.

Anyway, it works fine on my Samsung Smart TV, and I've definitely been enjoying it so far.

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 07:47 PM

Why not take HBOGo/Now, change the logo, add the additional content and call it HBO Max? It works perfectly, there was no need to reinvent the wheel here.

Anyway, it works fine on my Samsung Smart TV, and I've definitely been enjoying it so far.


That’s actually what they did with HBO Now. Agree they should do the same with Go. Just don’t understand how they don’t have it available on all platforms out of the gate.

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 08:31 PM

Stop all the downloading!

https://youtu.be/RH1ekuvSYzE

Seriously, though. I am sick of hearing about “the next big streaming service”. I already subscribe to 3.

Also, HBO Max is a horrible name. So confusing. So dumb. I’ll stick with Netflix.
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Posted 03 June 2020 - 08:43 PM

I’m currently subscribed to:

Netflix
Amazon Prime
Hulu (free with Sprint)
Apple TV+ (free with new iPhone)
Disney+
HBO Max (free with AT&T TV)
ESPN+

Total cost ~ $35

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 08:48 PM

Interesting HBO Max is free with AT&T TV. As a DirecTV customer that is owned by AT&T I wonder if that would work.
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Posted 03 June 2020 - 08:52 PM

Stop all the downloading!

https://youtu.be/RH1ekuvSYzE

Seriously, though. I am sick of hearing about “the next big streaming service”. I already subscribe to 3.

Also, HBO Max is a horrible name. So confusing. So dumb. I’ll stick with Netflix.

I am with you.  Netflix and Prime work for me, but we did get Disney, because the grandson asked for it.  Many of you will understand that years later.


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Posted 03 June 2020 - 08:52 PM

Interesting HBO Max is free with AT&T TV. As a DirecTV customer that is owned by AT&T I wonder if that would work.


Not sure but definitely worth looking into.

Apple doesn’t have much but I’ve enjoyed most of what I’ve watched on there.

Hulu has really stepped up their game since adding ‘FX on Hulu’.

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 09:15 PM

Been watching IASIP on Hulu since my wife wanted it for Little Fires Everywhere. IASIP is my new jam. Especially after an adult “brownie”. Guaranteed gigs.
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