HBO Lets 'Go' App Stream to AppleTV via AirPlay
HBO today provided an update to the HBO Go application for iOS devices. The updated app now supports Apple's AirPlay technology, which will allow users of the iPhone or iPad to stream HBO content to their AppleTV. The application itself is free, but users still need to subscribe to HBO through their TV provider.
Airplay Support Comes to Google Play Movies for iOS
Google has updated its Play Movies & TV app for iOS devices and added direct Airplay support for streaming to the Apple TV. Play Movies users have been able to push content to the Apple TV for a while, but it involved a workaround.
Apple Scores HBO Streaming Service for iPhone, iPad
Apple and HBO today announced HBO Now, a new streaming service available only to Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple computers. The service costs $14.99 per month and does not require an associated cable subscription.
Google Improves the Selection of Daydream VR Apps
Google has added a variety of new Daydream virtual reality applications and games to the Google Play Store. People who own the Pixel, Pixel XL, Moto Z, and Moto Z Force can access and download the new content directly from their phone.
Verizon to Offer HBO Now to Wireless Customers
Verizon and HBO today announced the immediate availability of HBO Now to Verizon's internet and TV customers. Subscribers to Verizon's FiOS broadband and television services can trial HBO Now for free for 30 days, after which it will cost $15 per month.