Two years after arriving in iOS devices, HBO may be coming to Apple TV. Apple(s AAPL) is said to be in talks with Time Warner (s TWX) to bring its HBO Go app to its set-top box(s AAPL), according to a report from Bloomberg on Thursday. It could arrive by sometime around the middle of this year.
HBO Go, which requires a subscription, is only available to users who get HBO from their cable provider, so it’s not a solution for cord cutters to simply pay for à la carte HBO programming separate from cable or satellite. But it’s a boon for HBO subscribers who want to access the provider’s backlog of content: HBO Go makes every episode of every season of every HBO show available to subscribers.
Apple has been reportedly in discussion with U.S. cable companies, including Time Warner, for many months about ways to bring cable…
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It’s hard to believe that it’s been 75 years since J.R.R. Tolkien first imagined the inhabitants of Middle-earth. Tolkien said he originally wrote, with its adventures of halflings and goblins and elves, to amuse his children. He ended up writing a story that would last for generations, though, and the three-volume novel that followed — — cemented his place in literary history. With more than 150 million copies sold, the trilogy is one of the best-selling novels ever, and today it stands as one of the highest-grossing franchises of all time.
It’s almost time for that most American of semi-holidays, the Super Bowl. The football-championship-turned-media-spectacle automatically conjures certain images in most people’s minds: bars overflowing with drunken fans; pizza, Doritos and other unhealthy snacks at game watch parties; and tickets priced so high that it’s easy to convince yourself that you really do want to stay home and watch the commercials. However, not all myths about Super Bowl Sunday are true. Here’s a rundown of what people will be eating, where they’ll be watching, and why it might not be too late to get a ticket to the game itself.
You May Be Able to Score a Ticket for $1,000 – While that’s still a large chunk of change, consider that the average ticket for the 2011 Super Bowl between the Green Bay packers and Pittsburgh Steelers sold for an average of $3,650, according to ticket price aggregator TiqIQ. Tickets…
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