GD Quickie: HBO NO! A Rant in Pictures


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HBO GO for iOS is live and available for free in the App Store. It is awesome.

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You can watch HBO movies on the go.

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You can watch some of HBO’s amazing series. (I am totally into Game of Thrones!)

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You can watch HBO comedy, you know, the ones where the funny people don’t need to censor their language or content.

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You can even watch HBO “late night” programs… If you are into that sort of thing.

Yes HBO GO is a GO… Unless it is a NO GO…

Which is the case if you pay out the nose to Cablevision the way Elana and I do.

That’s right, Comcast gets it. Verizon gets it. Dish gets it. Cablevision subscribers… Not so much.

That really stinks of them … and worse still their iPad app only works at home.

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.