HBO Go App Gets Updated for Android 5.0

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Here's some news that will be more interesting in a few weeks once more devices are in the market with Android 5.0. The HBO Go app has been updated to support Android 5.0 Lollipop. Of course, that's not all the update does. It also includes support for higher resolution playback. This makes sense considering many of the newest generation of devices are starting to come with 2650x1440 resolution. Here's a quick summary of what this app can do:

Introducing HBO GO®. The streaming service from HBO that lets you enjoy your favorite HBO shows, movies, comedy specials, sports, documentaries – plus behind-the-scenes extras and more. It’s every episode of every season of the best of HBO, free with your HBO subscription—now available on Android smartphones and tablets!
It’s HBO. Anywhere.

Free with your HBO subscription through participating television providers.

With the New HBO GO App You Can:

• Keep up with your favorites. Watch everything you love about HBO, including HBO original programming, hit movies, sports, comedy and every episode of the best HBO shows, including True Blood®, Game of Thrones®, Boardwalk Empire®, Girls, Veep, Curb Your Enthusiasm®, Entourage®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, The Wire® and more. Plus, get bonus features and special behind-the-scenes extras!

• Take it with you: On the run or on the road, never miss a moment of your favorite HBO shows and hit movies with HBO GO on your laptop and select tablets and mobile devices.

• Make it your own: Make your HBO GO experience personal. Create a customized Watchlist and catch up on your favorite HBO shows and hit movies at your convenience. If you’re on the run, resume viewing titles from your Watchlist on your portable device including laptops and select tablets and mobile devices. Also set a Series Pass® to automatically send new episodes of your favorite HBO shows to your Watchlist.

• With HBO GO, watch new episodes of your favorite shows and hit movies simultaneously as they premiere on HBO.

HBO GO® is only accessible in the US. Minimum 3G connection is required for viewing on mobile devices. Some restrictions may apply for mobile devices. ©2011 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO® and related channels and service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

Now, if they would just hurry up and start offering HBO Go separately from the cable companies like they plan to do in 2015...

Source: HBO GO - Android Apps on Google Play
 
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