Amazon announced today that the HBO Go app is now available for the Fire TV. The app is said to be completely compatible with the Fire TV’s voice search feature. The app will be coming to the Fire TV Stick this spring.
To celebrate, the Fire TV will be on sale until December 28, 2014. The free HBO Go app is available at the Amazon App store.
Please note that in order for the HBO GO app to work, your must subscribe to the service through your cable or satellite provider. Your provider must also provide you mobile access to the app. To see if your provider is listed, check here.
HBO has announced plans to release a streaming app for non-cable subscribers in 2015.
With only a few more online shopping days left until Christmas, Amazon is letting everyone know with prominent product placement and low, low prices that they REALLY, REALLY want you to buy Kindle and Fire devices this holiday season.
Today’s Gold Box Deal offers a variety of Kindle Fire HDX devices for sale at $125 off. And, most of the other tablets in the Fire line-up are on sale as well.
You can also check out the deals on other Kindle and Fire devices which are going for near Black Friday pricing. Amazon is offering up the basic Kindle for only $59 and the Paperwhite for only $99. The Fire TV is only $79 and the unlocked Fire Phone is also on sale.
If you are looking for a e-reader or a Fire tablet, TV or phone (either for yourself or a gift), it is hard to find prices much better than this…
If you own an Amazon Fire TV, this may affect you: Geek Wire is reporting that a software bug in the mosaic screensaver can cause users to unknowingly exceed their broadband data caps. Amazon is working on a fix and suggests users turn off the mosiac view to avoid the problem.