Qualcomm is adding AV1 support

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Qualcomm is reported by Protocol Entertainment to be developing a chip, the SM8550, due at the end of the year or later, that will support AV1 native decoding. The article reports …

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HBO Max App Launches On LG Smart TVs In U.S.

by Artem Alekseenko

LG Electronics USA and WarnerMedia announced that the HBO Max app is now available on LG Smart TVs1 in the U.S., including its line-up of award-winning LG OLED TVs. The arrival of HBO Max …

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Games of Thrones: The Very Dark Night – What went wrong (and how can WE fix it)?

by Patrick Inhofer

Game of Thrones (GoT) Episode 803, “The Long Night”, recently took over social media – with fans complaining about the cinematography and color grading, delivering scenes so dark the images were nearly indecipherable. The …

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HBO Now Subscribers Pass 2 Million

by Alan Spencer

Time Warner announced, that HBO Now subscribers have passed 2 million in the US. The streaming service was launched in April 2015 and reached 800,000 subscribers by the year end, and nearly one million …

Tags:HBO| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 06

HBO Now has 800,000 Subscribers

by Isaac Oburu

Richard Plepler, HBO CEO, has said that thee HBO Noww streaming service has 800,000 paying subscribers.

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HBO’s Cord-Cutter Service Arrives in April

by Raverstead

HBO’s standalone streaming service (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 42) will be launched next April. The OTT service will be separate from HBO Go and will target cord-cutters; people will be able to watch …

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| HBO| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 21 - Issue 49

HBO Streaming Service Targets Cord-Cutters

by Super User

The HBO cable network will launch a streaming service next year, aimed at cord-cutters. CEO Richard Plepler said that the OTT service, which will initially only be available in the USA, will not require …

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