Is there anybody who clearly understands the distinction between HBO, HBO Now, HBO Go and HBO Max? The parents at HBO don’t appear to suppose so, because two of those names are toast. HBO Go was the title for the streaming portal utilized by cable HBO subscribers, and that can be discontinued after July 31st. In the meantime, HBO Now, which was the title for the model of HBO bought immediately through the web, is turning into merely HBO.
The brand new streaming service that straps on a bunch of additional content material for a similar worth? That’s nonetheless HBO Max… a minimum of for now.
Learn on for a few of Friday’s most necessary information, plus highlights from earlier within the week like Sony’s large PlayStation 5 reveal.
It doesn’t matter what the PS5 appears like
Can aesthetics win or lose a console battle?
Aaron Souppouris isn’t afraid to say what a minimum of a few of you’re pondering: “The PlayStation 5 is an unattractive piece of tech.”
Engadget Podcast: Diving into the Android 11 beta with Florence Ion
A weekly information present chronicling our crippling collective dependancy to know-how.
Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by seasoned Android and good house reporter Florence Ion to debate their emotions in regards to the Android 11 beta. What are Bubbles? Is getting extra controls and drawers higher for organizing, or is it simply extra litter? Then, our hosts go over what they’ve been engaged on, explaining why they’re enthusiastic about developments in the processor world.
This week’s finest offers: MacBook Air, Nintendo summer time sale and extra
Different offers embrace Apple HomePod, Beats Solo Professional and the Fitbit Cost 4
In the event you’re fascinated with shopping for a PS5, then this can be a great time to stack up a number of years of PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now subscriptions. 12-month subscriptions for each are nonetheless $42 every on Amazon, which is $18 off their typical worth.
The new MacBook Air stays on sale at Amazon — you will get the bottom mannequin with a 10th gen Core i3 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for $900. The higher-end model with a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage can be $100 off. In the event you want a bit extra energy and flexibility, the 16-inch MacBook Pro can be on sale at Amazon for $2,100.
Amazon and Best Buy nonetheless have the Bose 700 wi-fi headphones in white for $100 off, bringing the value right down to $300. You too can snag the Anova Precision Cooker Pro for only $200 at Amazon, which is 50 % off its regular worth of $400.